|James Prescott Joule|
James Joule was born in Salford on the 24th December 1818. He was christened at 9 Feb 1819 at the Grosvenor Street Chapel, Picadilly, Manchester. He was the son of Benjamin Joule, a wealthy brewer, and Alice Prescott. James was born in a house attached to Joule's Brewery, which was located at 14 New Bailey Street.
William Joule (1745-99) first moved to Salford to
establish a brewery.
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