Rev Joseph Dunn
(1746-1827)

Died aged c. 81

Through being a Jesuit priest, he had many contacts all over the country, as well as some abroad, it was through these contacts that he was informed about business people who could give him the methods to import gas to the Preston 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