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Arthur Charles Dorman

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(Arthur) Charles Dorman (1874-1929)

1874 Born in Norton, Stockton-on-Tees, son of Sir Arthur John Dorman and his wife Clara Sharo[1] at Stockton-On-Tees, brother of Bedford L. Dorman and Arthur J. Dorman

1891 Arthur C Dorman 16, George L Dorman 10, Arthur J. Dorman 9, Robert P Dorman 35, iron manufacturer, Annabella F Dorman 40, were living at Rushford/Rushpool Hall, Skelton, Yorks[2]

1892 Admitted to Trinity, Cambridge

1895 Graduated B.A., M.A. 1903.

Entered the iron and steel trade, presumably in charge of Charles Dorman and Co.

1898 Charles Dorman was chairman of the board of governors of the new Northampton Institute

1901 Arthur C Dorman 24/26, steel manufacturer, employer, was boarding in Stokesley; another boarder there was Arthur J. Dorman 19[3]

1901 Joint managing director of Dorman, Long and Co

1911 Director of iron and steel works, lived in Stokesley with Audrey Marguerite Dorman 27[4]

1918 High Sheriff.

1929 Died Feb. 28, 1929.

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1891 census
  3. 1901 census
  4. 1911 census
  • Cambridge alumni