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John Turton (1843-1912)
1912 Obituary 
JOHN TURTON died on January 25, 1912, at his residence, Hill Turrets, Parkhead, Sheffield.
In 1868 he acquired the Vulcan Rolling Mills, which he rapidly developed and extended, at a later date taking his three sons into partnership.
He was well known in Sheffield and other business circles, but took no prominent part in local public matters. He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1883.