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Harry Allen (1855-1899)

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Harry Allen (1855-1899), chairman of Henry Bessemer and Co


1899 Obituary [1]

HARRY ALLEN died at Sheffield on February 23, 1899, in his forty-fifth year. He was a nephew of Sir Henry Bessemer, and was chairman of Henry Bessemer & Company, Limited, Sheffield. For a number of years he was a member of the Cutlers' Company of Sheffield, and at the time of his death occupied the position of Senior Warden of that ancient corporation. He was an enthusiastic Freemason, and had held the office of Provincial Senior Grand Warden.

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


1899 Obituary [2]



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