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Henry Thomas Allison

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Henry Thomas Allison (c1849-1902)

1902 Obituary [1]

HENRY THOMAS ALLISON died at Newcastle-on-Tyne on July 5, 1902, aged fifty-three years. Throughout his business life he was associated with the iron industry of the district. He was trained in the laboratory of Mr. John Pattison, and subsequently had charge of the laboratory at Messrs. Cochrane & Company's Ormesby blast-furnaces, and later at the Thornaby Works.

Afterwards he became blast-furnace manager at the Jarrow furnaces of Palmers Shipbuilding and Iron Company, from which he went to the Acklam Ironworks, Middlesbrough, where he occupied a similar position.

From Middlesbrough he went to Ebbw Vale, where he took charge of the blast-furnaces there. Within a few weeks of his death he commenced business on his own account at Middlesbrough.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1879.

1902 Obituary.[2]

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