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John Henry Royle Tasker

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John Henry Royle Tasker (1848-1914), Chairman of Tasker's Engineering Co

1848 Born in Sheffield son of John Tasker (1819-1895)[1]

1896 Dissolution of the Partnership with his brother Frederick Tasker as Tasker Sons and Company's Engineering Department and continued the Engineering business at Sheaf-street in Sheffield under the style of Tasker's Engineering Company[2]

1901 Mechanical engineer, employer[3].

1911 Mechanical engineer; staying in Bournemouth[4]


1914 Obituary [5]

JOHN HENRY FOYLE TASKER died on January 17, 1914, at the age of sixty-five.

He was Chairman of Tasker's Engineering Co., Ltd., Sheffield.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1898.


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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. London Gazette 9 October 1896
  3. 1901 census
  4. 1911 census
  5. 1914 Iron and Steel Institute: Obituaries