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Cleghorn and Wilkinson were engineers and iron founders of Northwich, Cheshire.
1893 'A dreadful fatality happened on Thursday evening at Messrs. Cleghorn and Wilkinson's iron foundry, Northwich. A number of men were engaged in lowering a heavy casting, when the chain by which it was suspended snapped. Oswald Yearsley, aged 21 years, a furnaceman, was struck on the chest by the falling metal and instantaneously killed.'