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William Weaver Vaughan

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William Weaver Vaughan (1844-1910) of the London Works Iron Co

1844 Born at Nantyglo, Mon., the son of

Vaughan was in business with partners at the London Works, Smethwick from around 1865

c.1884 Was in sole charge of the business

1901 Living at 326 Hagley Road, Edgbaston: William W. Vaughan (age 56 born Nantyglo, Mon.), Iron Master - Maker of Finished Iron and Steel. With his wife Mary J. H. Vaughan (age 56 born Liverpool) and their son William D. Vaughan (age 29 born Smethwick), Selling Agent. Two servants.[1]

1910 Obituary [2]

WILLIAM WEAVER VAUGHAN died in September 1910 at Llandudno in his sixty-sixth year. He was proprietor of the London Works, Oldbury, which he established about twenty-six years ago.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1894.

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