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Thomas Sorby (Business)

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The business of Thomas Sorby

1862 Thomas Sorby of Gibraltar Street, Sheffield, was a steel converter and refiner[1]

c.1875 The business was put into liquidation[2]; Thomas Sorby died.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1862 Directory & Topography of Sheffield
  2. Sheffield Independent Oct. 18, 1887