John Walker Home Page

This web site is dedicated to John Walker (1781 – 1859) of Stockton on Tees, the inventor of the Friction Match in 1826. You can find out about the 200th anniversary celebrations here.

Entry in John Walker’s Daybook on 7th April 1827 showing 30th sale of Friction Lights

We are proud to have Republic Technologies (UK) as our patron.

Stock photo images courtesy of Visualhunt and Flaticon with attribution credits here.

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