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Thomas Barbour

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Thomas Barbour (c1838-1897)

1880 Engineer of Derwent Haematite Ironworks, Workington[1] stood for election to the Iron and Steel Institute

1897 Obituary [2]

THOMAS BARBOUR died at Workington on November 17, 1896, at the age of fifty-nine years. He was manager of the Derwent Works of Messrs. Cammell & Co. for many years, and on the reconstruction of the Derwent Works was appointed managing director. He was a Justice of the Peace for the county of Cumberland, and was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1880.

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