Garvey R

General Information
Last Name: 
Garvey
First Name: 
Robert
Gender: 
Male
Approximate DOB: 
1734
Approximate DOD: 
1776
Countries Active In: 
France
Towns and Regions Active In: 
Rouen
Activities and Career
Interested in Chemistry: 
Yes
Chemical Activities: 
May have been a partner in a proposed chemical works.
Published on Chemistry: 
No
Career: 
Notes: 
Family of Irish merchants who settled in Rouen in the early 18th century. Apart from commerce (especially textiles and coal) they were also involved in the manufacture of cotton textiles, pottery and chemicals.
1766: either he or his brother Antony was a partner in Brown, Garvey, Norris et Cie which proposed to manufacture chemicals.
By 1776: he and his brother formed a company with Holker fils and others to make fayence facon d'Angleterre.
Primary Sources: 
Detailed Reference: 
Etude Pannier, 24/7/76, inventaire après deces
Secondary Sources: 
Detailed Reference: 
p. 8