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John Plowright Houfton

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John Plowright Houfton (1857- )

1922 J.P., Cons. Min. Engr.; b. 1857; s. of late Charles Houfton. Ed. Elementary School, Eastwood, Notts. Training: Yorkshire College of Sc. (now Leeds University). Career: Manager, Bradford Colliery, Manchester, and Oldfield Colliery, Stoke-on-Trent; Cons. Engr., Gen. Man., Dir. and Man. Dir., Bolsover Colliery Co., Ltd., over a period of 20 years. Clubs: National Liberal; Golfers', London. Address: Park Hall, Mansfield Woodhouse, Notts.

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