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Thomas Crompton

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Thomas Crompton (c1839-1910)

1910 Obituary [1]

THOMAS CROMPTON died on July 6, 1910, at the age of eighty-one.

After filling the position of junior clerk in the goods office of the then newly opened Liverpool and Manchester Railway, he entered the office of Mr. Billing, a lock and hinge manufacturer of North Ashton, of which business he eventually became the sole proprietor.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1904.

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