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Grandson of George Firth, founder of the business that became William Firth Ltd in Leeds
c.1870 Born in Leeds, son of William Firth (1835-1892)
Became a director of the company William Firth Ltd after the death of his father.
1901 An iron merchant when he married Minnie Thompson in Bradford
1911 William Firth 41, iron and steel merchant and director of limited company, lived in Leeds with Minnie Firth 41
1936 Died in Leeds