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Tom Jefferson Fryer (1876-1936)
1876 Born in Colne
1889 Apprentice in Sheffield:
1894-5 Draughtsman with Napier Brothers, Glasgow
1895 Graduate member of I Mech E
1895 Set up his own business which became Midland Manufacturing Co
1896 of Totley Brook, near Sheffield.
1896-9 Entered the firm of Allcard, Slack and Co, Sheffield
1899 Allcard, Slack and Co was dissolved.
1899 Managing Director of Midland Manufacturing Co
1901 Tom Jefferson Fryer 25, mechanical engineer, employer, was with his parents Christopher Wray Fryer 55, manager of steel works, Elizabeth Fryer 55, in Chapel-en-le-Frith
1901 Became an Associate Member of the Inst of Mech Engineers
1908 Became a Member of the Inst of Mech Engineers
1936 Died in Bucklow