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Thomas Hampton (c1840- ) of the Phoenix Bessemer Steel Works
Engineer for the Phoenix Bessemer Steel Works, The Ickles, Sheffield. 
c.1840 Born in Tettenhall, Staffordshire
1871 Manager, armour plate works; living in Sheffield with his wife Annie and four children
1881 Steel manufacturer, living in Sheffield with his wife Annie and nine children
1891 Steel and Iron Manufacturer