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Thomas Firth (1789-1850) of Thomas Firth and Sons
1789 Thomas Firth was born in Pontefract, Yorkshire.
1841 Living in Sheffield: Thomas Firth (age c52), steel refiner, with Mary (age c48), Mark (age c220 a clerk, Thomas (age c190 a steel refiner, John (age c17) a clerk, Edward (age c11), Mary (age c90, Elizabeth (age c6), and Charles (age c4).
1843 Thomas Firth set up in business on his own account in Charlotte Street, assisted by his two eldest sons
They set up Thomas Firth and Sons
1849 The company set up the Norfolk Works in Sheffield, principally making guns but also steels for a range of purpose.
1850 A Thomas Firth died in Ecclesall Bierlow, a suburb of Sheffield