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Thomas Albert Oakes Taylor

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Thomas Albert Oakes Taylor (1849-1894) of Taylor Brothers and Co, Clarence Iron Works, Leeds.

son of George Taylor (1820-1875)


1894 Obituary [1]

THOMAS ALBERT OAKES TAYLOR was born in Leeds on 13th September 1849, being the only son of George Taylor, who was the founder of the Clarence Iron and Steel Works, Leeds (Proceedings 1876, page 24).

About 1872 he became managing partner in these works, and since his father's death in June 1875 was the senior partner.

He died on 22nd August 1894, from congestion of the lungs, in the forty-fifth year of his age.

He became a Member of this Institution in 1882.


1895 Obituary [2]

THOMAS ALBERT OAKES TAYLOR was born in Leeds on September 13, 1849, being the only son of George Taylor, who was the founder of the Clarence Iron and Steel Works, Leeds. About 1872 he became managing partner in these works, and since his father's death in June 1875 was the senior partner.

He died on August 22, 1894, from congestion of the lungs, in the forty-fifth year of his age.

He was a member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, and was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1876.


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