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Richard Waddington

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of Bradford

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Manufactured the first wheels and axles for George Stephenson for the Liverpool and Manchester Railway.[1]

1835 Partnership dissolved between Richard Waddington, Andrew Ewen, and Robert Crosland, ironfounders, Bradford, Yorkshire, so far as regards Andr. Ewen, 14th Nov. [2]

1842 Partnership dissolved between Richard Waddington and Robert Crosland, of Bradford, Yorkshire, iron founders[3]

had son John Waddington (1822-1910)

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Sources of Information

  1. Obituary of John Waddington
  2. Perry’s Bankrupt Gazette, 3 January 1835
  3. Sheffield Independent, 9 April 1842