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James Robert Bain

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Colonel James Robert Bain (c1850-1913)


1913 Obituary [1]

Colonel JAMES ROBERT BAIN died at his London residence recently at the age of sixty-three.

He began his career in the firm of Bain, Blair, & Patterson, proprietors of the Harrington Ironworks and Collieries, in the early 'seventies. These works have since become a part of the Workington Iron and Steel Company, Ltd.

Since 1880 he had taken an active part in the management of the Whitehaven Collieries.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1874.


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