After rumours that Skegness water, drawn from nearby artesian wells, was impure, agent to the Earl of Scarbrough, Henry V Tippet, sent a sample of the water to Dr Augustus Voelcker for analysis. The results were published in the Nottingham Evening Post.
Source: Nottingham Evening Post – Wednesday 13 April 1881
Augustus Voelcker F.R.S. (24 September 1822 – 5 December 1884), full name John Christopher Augustus Voelcker, was a Royal Agricultural Society of England chemist. Voelcker was known for his methodical and precise analytical practices as applied to agricultural chemistry. (Wikipedia)