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Edgar Storey

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Edgar Storey (c1859-1909)

1859 Born in Lancaster, son of Thomas Storey, a painter, and Eliza.[1]

1861 Son of Thomas Storey, cotton spinner and manufacturer, employing 186 men, 275 women, 91 boys, 51 girls[2]

1881 Educated at Cambridge University[3]

1891 Colliery proprietor, 32, living in Lancaster, with Florence L Storey 30, and Roland A Storey 3[4]



1909 Obituary [5]

EDGAR STOREY died on March 16, 1909, aged fifty years. He was the second son of Sir Thomas Storey, and founder of the firm of E. Storey & Company.

In 1887 he was elected president of the Manchester Coal Exchange, of which he remained a trustee up to the time of his death. He was a director of the Darwen and Mostyn Iron Company, Ltd., of Ackers, Whitley & Company, of Storey Bros., Ltd., and several other industrial undertakings.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1884.


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Sources of Information

  1. Parish records
  2. 1861 census
  3. 1881 census
  4. 1891 census
  5. 1909 Iron and Steel Institute: Obituaries