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William Frederick Beardshaw (1857-1936), JP, M I CE, of J. Beardshaw and Son
1857 Born in Attercliffe, son of Vickers George Beardshaw
Educated in Sheffield and in Germany
Apprenticed at Beardshaws and then worked for the company including management of the installation of new rolling mill.
1881 William F. Beardshaw, 23, general manager of steel manufactory, Charles J. P. Beardshaw, 28, traveler for steel manufactory, and 3 servants, of Beardshaws Works, Effingham Road, Attercliffe, Sheffield, steel files, saws manufactory, and general hardware merchants
1901-3 Worked on new steel alloys
1908 Elected Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers. Managing director of Baltic Steel Works, Sheffield.
1911 Living at 62 Clarkehouse Road, Sheffield: William Frederick Beardshaw (age 53 born Sheffield), Managing Director - Steel Company - Employer. With his wife Helene Beardshaw (age 44 born Lille, France - British by parentage). Also his niece Mary Eleanor Marples (age 9). Two visitors. Two servants.
For three years he was President of Sheffield Chamber of Commerce
For three years he was President of Sheffield Society of Engineers and Metallurgists
1936 Died in France