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Major John Petherick (c1858-1930), manager of the Consett Iron Co
1930 Obituary 
Major JOHN PETHERICK died in July 1930, at the age of seventy-two.
He was a former manager of the Consett Iron Co., Ltd.
He was formerly an officer in the Territorial Army, and in the early part of the war commanded a battalion of the Durham Light Infantry; later he was attached to the Ministry of Munitions. He was a keen supporter of the Iron and Steel Institute, and at one time was a familiar figure at the meetings; he became a member in 1885.