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Death of British Mine Owner in 1860 in Chanaral, Chile
Posted: 26/04/2018 13:26:02
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My 2GGM's eldest brother is listed as having died 01 AUG 1860 • Chañaral, Atacama, Chile

Presumably he was visiting or working at the copper mines, or possibly looking at setting up a venture.

His Father Joseph Wass was a wealthy Lead Smelter and latterly owned many Lead Mines near Matlock, Crich, Lea etc.

Related to Alsops, Smedley (Wool and Cotton), Nightingale etc

Please do get in touch if you can throw any light on this

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Death of British Mine Owner in 1860 in Chanaral, Chile
Posted: 26/04/2018 17:14:55
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Hope the following is of some help...

Deaths - On Tuesday, the 20th inst., in his 48th year, Joseph Wass, Esq., of The Green, near Matlock.
Derbyshire Courier - Saturday 31st July 1852.

Deaths - On the 1st of August, at Chanaral, in Chili, much respected and lamented, Joseph Miller, eldest son of the late Joseph Wass, Eas., of The Green, Lea, in this county, aged 32.
Derbyshire Courier - Saturday 10th November 1860.

Marriage - September 30th, at Dethick Church, near Matlock, Derbyshire, by the Rev. Nathan Hubbersty, assisted by the Rev. Charles Leacroft, vicar of Brackenfield and Dethick, Thomas Buzzard, Esq., M.D., of 56, Grosvenor-street, to Isabel, youngest daughter of the late Joseph Wass, Esq., of the Green, Lea, in the parish of Ashover, Derbyshire.
Derbyshire Courier - Saturday 9th October 1869.

Deaths - Gillwin. - On November 25th, at Wandworth, Raphael Gillwin, youngest son of the late Joseph Wass, Esq., of The Green, Lea, Derbyshire.
Derby Daily Telegraph - Thursday 1st December 1892.

NOTE - There is a huge amount of "For Sale" auction lots in the following newspaper - Derbyshire Times and Chesterfield Herald - Saturday 06 November 1886 - Sorry not got time to transcribe it all... but mentions all places of your enquiry...

Kind regards Tin Miner
IP: 94.3.8.15 Edited: 26/04/2018 17:43:22 by Tin Miner
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