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  • Gwynnes Limited


    Gwynnes share certificate Misterton Soss on the River Idle, Yorkshire Wallasey Dock impounding station 1982Gwynnes Limited was a City of London England engineering business, iron founders and pump makers founded in 1849 to capitalise on the centrifugal pump inventedJohn Gwynne bought Andrews USA 1846 patent and introduced it to England. Lloyd took out a fan patent in 1848 and J G Appold began the manufacture of almost the same fan. John Gwynne did not trouble to patent various improvements but applied for a new patent in 1850 though the patent agent made a mistake and the patent is dated 1851. In 1854 J E A Gwynne obtained a patent for an improved form of Gwynne pump In 1868 J and H Gwynne secured a patent for an improved centrifugal pump P R Bjorling, '’Pumps, Historically, Theoretically and Practically Considered'’, Spon, London 1895 by James Gwynne (1804–1850).Nevile Gwynne (1869–1951) was managing director in 1920. Notable descendants include:Elizabeth DavidViolet Gordon-WoodhouseRupert GwynneRoland Gwynne In 1856 his eldest son, J E A Gwynne, of Essex Street Wharves on the south side of The Strand was awarded a patent for the manufacture of carbon or charcoal powder.

  • LKQ Corporation


    LKQ Corporation is an American provider of alternative and specialty parts to repair and accessorize automobiles and other vehicles. LKQ has operations in North America, Europe and Taiwan. LKQ offers its customers a broad range of replacement systems, components, equipment and parts to repair and accessorize automobiles, trucks, and recreational and performance vehicles. As of 2018, it was #300 on the Fortune 500 list. In March of 2017, Dominick P. Zarcone was selected to become the new President and Chief Executive Officer.

  • Making a Murderer


    Making a Murderer is an American true crime documentary television series written and directed by Laura Ricciardi and Moira Demos. It is the story of Steven Avery, a man from Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, who served 18 years in prison for the wrongful conviction of sexual assault and attempted murder. He was again charged in 2005 and convicted in 2007 for the murder of Teresa Halbach. The connected story is that of Brendan Dassey, accused and convicted as an accessory in the murder. The first season mainly chronicles the period between 1985 and 2007, portraying Avery's 1985 arrest and conviction, his subsequent exoneration and release in 2003, the civil lawsuit Avery filed against Manitowoc County, his 2005 arrest, and the ensuing trial and conviction in 2007. It also depicts the arrest, prosecution, and conviction of Avery's nephew, Brendan Dassey, focusing on the accusations of coercion and attorney ineptitude.

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