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Frederick Tasker

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Frederick Tasker (1861-1897) of Tasker, Sons and Co

1861 Born in Sheffield, son of John Tasker (1819-1895) and his wife, Emma

1897 Obituary [1]

FREDERICK TASKER was born in Sheffield on 27th September 1861.

He served his time from 1875 to 1881 in the engineering works of Messrs. Tasker Sons and Co., Sheffield.

In 1881 he became shop manager, and in 1884 was appointed manager of the works of the same firm.

In 1893 he went for health to South Africa, where he resided until his death on 29th September 1897, at the age of thirty-six.

He because a Member of this Institution in 1893.

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