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1855 Born in Dreghorn, Ayrshire, son of Archibald and Margaret Little
1874 Assistant at Fullarton Iron Co, Irvine
1876 Assistant at Denny and Co, Dumbarton
1880-3 Editor "Iron and Steel Trades Journal"
1882 General manager, Harrison Carter, London, milling engineers; designed c.100 flour mills
1887 MD Barry, Henry and Co, Aberdeen, power transmission specialists
1891 Machine maker for flour and oil factories, living in East Ham with Marion Little 36, Matthew Little 13, Arther Little 11, Gilbert Little 7, Marcin Little 3, Thomas Little 1
1901 Over 350 employees
1901 Employer, manufacturer, living in Smethwick with Archibald Little 21, worker
1905 Presumably established his own business in Smethwick, Gilbert Little Co
c.1909 Presumably moved the business to Bradford - see Gilbert Little and Co.
1911 Employer, engineer conveying machinery, living in Bradford, with his son Patrick G Little 17, an apprentice