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1877 Obituary 
WILLIAM TARLETON BURY was born in Liverpool on 12th January 1835, being the youngest son of Edward Bury, engineer, of the Clarence Foundry in that town.
When about twenty years of he went to Sheffield, where he devoted himself with great energy to the manufacture of steel and its various uses, and became chief director and manager of the firm of Messrs. Burys and Co., Regent Steel Works; this position he continued to occupy up to his death, which took place suddenly on 21st July 1876 in the 42nd year of his age.
He became a Member of the Institution in 1873.