- Charles Chubb (businessman)
Charles Chubb (1779 in Fordingbridge, Hampshire, England – 1845 was an English locksmith). He trained as a blacksmith who started a hardware business at Winchester, subsequently moving to Portsea. Here he improved on the "detector" lock, originally patented in 1818 by his brother, Jeremiah Chubb.
He soon moved to London and then to Wolverhampton, where he employed 200 workers. In 1835, he patented a process intended to render safes burglar-proof and fireproof, and subsequently established a large safe-factory in London. He died on 16 May 1845, and was succeeded in the business by his son, John Chubb (1816–1872), who patented various improvements in the products of the firm and largely increased its output. The factories were combined under one roof in a model plant and the business grew to enormous proportions, now Chubb Locks.
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