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Thomas Stubbs

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Thomas Stubbs (1836-1870)

1871 Obituary [1]

THOMAS STUBBS was born at Carlisle in 1836, and in 1852 entered the service of the London and North Western Railway as a draughtsman in the locomotive department at Longsight, Manchester; in 1857 he was transferred to the Crewe Works, and in 1861 was placed in charge of the drawing office; and in 1866 he was appointed manager of the works, under Mr. Ramsbottom, and filled that position with great satisfaction up to the time of his death, which took place at Crewe, after an illness of three weeks, on the 17th September 1870, in the thirty-fourth year of his age.

He was elected a Member of the Institution in 1870.

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