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William Harrison Barwell

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William Harrison Barwell (1822-1864)

Engineer of Rother Yale Collieries, Limited, Treeton. (near Rotherham)

1847 of Eagle Foundry, Northampton

1865 Obituary [1]

William Harrison Barwell was born at Leicester on 3rd November 1822, and at an early age entered the Eagle Foundry, Northampton, belonging to his father, in which he became a partner in 1853, and thenceforth had almost the entire management of the works until his death, which occurred from a sudden illness on 9th November 1864, at the age of forty-two.

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