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Sir Thomas Rowbotham (1851- )
1922 Kt., J.P. and Alderman, Chairman, T. Rowbotham and Co., Ltd., Colliery Engrs., Stockport; b. 1851. Ed. Village Sch. Training: Village Smithy. Career: Inventor of Rowbotham's Self-Oiling Wheels and Axles for Colliery Trams. Clubs: National Liberal and Stockport Reform. Address: Hillbrook, Bramhall, Stockport.