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Henry Mallalieu

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Henry Mallalieu (c1832-1902)

1902 Obituary [1]

HENRY MALLALIEU died at his residence at Delph on July 5, 1902, at the age of seventy years. He began life in humble circumstances. With his brother, the late David Mallalieu, he built up the extensive woollen manufacturing business carried on at the Bailey Mill, Delph. That thoroughly established, he embarked upon other commercial enterprises.

At the time of his death he was chairman of Messrs. D. & H. Mallalieu, Limited; chairman of Hutchinson, Hollingworth & Co., Dobcross Loom Works; director of the Moss Bay Hematite Iron and Steel Works; chairman of the Workington Ironworks; chairman of the Palatine Banking Co.; chairman of the Milton Spinning Co., Mossley; chairman of Mallalieu & Wrigley, Mossley; and chairman of the Stanley Spinning Co., Lees.

He was chairman of the Saddleworth Bench of Magistrates, and the oldest magistrate of the division. As a Liberal he was vice-chairman of the Colne Valley Liberal Association. The Wesleyan Connexion by his death lost a generous supporter.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1895.

1902 Obituary.[2]

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