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Charles Thomson

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Charles Thomson (c1848-1901) of William Dixon

1901 Obituary [1]

CHARLES THOMSON, of Calder and Govan Ironworks (William Dixon, Ltd.), died suddenly at his residence, Carfin House, on February 11, 1901, at the age of fifty-three. He went to Calder in 1873, and took an active part in the management of the great iron-smelting firm. He served his time as a mining engineer preparatory to this. He was a grand-nephew of William Dixon, of Govanhill, the founder of the firm.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1894.

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