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Joseph Toward Eltringham (1846-1897) of J. T. Eltringham
1846 January 27th. Born at South Shields the son of Joseph Eltringham (1809-1861), Boiler Builder, and his wife Jane Toward
1897 June 20th. Died. 'The death of Alderman Joseph Toward Eltringham, of South Shields, occurred Sunday morning after an illness of about an hour. Alderman Eltringham, who was 52 years of age, was the head of the firm of J. T. Eltringham & Co., Stone Quay Boiler Works, Holborn, South Shields. he was first elected to the Town Council 1877, and in the year 1885 was elected Chief Magistrate. He was re-elected Mayor in the following year. Deceased married in 1872 Miss Adshead, of Macclesfield, and next week would have celebrated the 25th anniversary of his marriage. He leaves a widow, three sons, and two daughters.'