Rev Joseph Dunn

Died aged c. 81

Rev. Joseph "Daddy" Dunn (1746–1827) was an English priest and entrepreneur who was noted for his importing and distribution of gas throughout the United Kingdom, mainly the Preston area. Dunn rapidly changed the whole of Lancashire by transporting coal-gas lighting into the area.

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Rev Joseph 'Daddy' Dunn 1746-1827 Due to his pioneering work, this former school was the first building in Preston to be lit by piped gas in 1816.

Fox Street, Preston, United Kingdom where they worked