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William John Dalzell Burnyeat

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William John Dalzell Burnyeat (c1874-1916)


1916 Obituary [1]

WILLIAM JOHN DALZELL BURNYEAT died at his residence, Millgrove, near Whitehaven, on May 8, 1916, at the age of forty-two.

He was the managing director of the Distington Hematite Iron Co., Ltd., a director of the Workington Iron and Steel Co., Ltd., and was associated with other industrial enterprises in the district.

In January 1916 he was returned to Parliament as the Liberal representative of the Whitehaven division, and retired in October 1909. He represented the Benzol and Chemical Department on the West Cumberland Munitions Committee.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1912.


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