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Joseph Cliff (c1841-1914), of Leeds, one of the principals of the Frodingham Iron and Steel Co
of Union Foundry (Bradford), Yorkshire
1865 Joseph Cliff established the furnaces at Frodingham to make iron.
Later became Frodingham Iron and Steel Co.
1914 Obituary 
JOSEPH CLIFF died at his residence at Scawby Grove, Lincoln, in June 1914, at the age of seventy-three. He was one of the principals of the Frodingham Iron and Steel Co., Ltd.
He was an original member of the Iron and Steel Institute, having been elected in 1869.