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John Manassah Gledhill

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John Manassah Gledhill (c1862- ) of Sir Armstrong, Whitworth and Co

c1862 Born the son of Manassah Gledhill

1881 Living at 195 Upper Brook Street, Chorlton: Manassah Gledhill (age 54 born Huddersfield), Mechanical Engineer. With his wife Diana Gledhill (age 48 born Manchester) and their son John M. Gledhill (age 19 born Manchester), Apprentice Engineer. One servant.[1]

1904 Member of the Council of the Iron and Steel Institute

1910 Description of Gledhill's patented method of hardening milling cutters[2]

1911 Living at Ford Bank, Didsbury, Manchester: John M. Gledhill (age 49 born Lancashire), Gentleman late Mechanical Engineer - Widower. Also his daughter Edith Norah Gledhill (age 9 born Lancashire). Seven servants.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 Census
  2. [1] Machinery, June 1910, p.838
  3. 1911 Census