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Thomas Siddell

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Thomas Siddell (c1816-1894)

1894 Obituary [1]

THOMAS SIDDELL died rather suddenly on November 16, 1894, at the age of seventy-eight, at his residence, Viewfield, Shotley Bridge. He had taken a prominent part in the development of the northern iron industry, and was one of the oldest employees of the Consett Company. Originally an ordinary workman, he rose to be manager of the Consett puddling-mills, and subsequently became manager of the Consett Tinmill Works, a position he held up to the time of his death. He was a member of the Board of Arbitration and Conciliation for the Manufactured Iron and Steel Trade, and was well known and esteemed in northern iron manufacturing circles.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1874, and resigned his membership in 1883.

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