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Lamplugh Wickham Wickham

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Lamplugh Wickham Wickham ( -1883)

1859 Lamplugh Wickham Wickham, Low Moor Iron Works, near Bradford.[1] - Low Moor Co

1883 January 1st. Died.[2]


1884 Obituary [3]

LAMPLUGH WICKHAM WICKHAM was the youngest son of Rev. Lamplugh Hird, of Low Moor House, Bradford, who had exchanged his own paternal surname of Wickham for that of his wife.

On his father's death, the son resumed the name of Wickham, claiming descent from two of the bishops of Winchester, William de Wykeham who died in 1404, and William Wickham who died in 1595.

For fifty-eight years he was actively engaged in the management of the Low Moor Iron Works; and during that period much of the success of the works was clue to his ability, tact, and energy, in carrying forward the practical as well as the commercial part of the business.

For many years he was the managing partner of the firm, and retained that position till his death, which took place at his residence at Boston Spa, near Tadcaster, on 2nd January 1883, at the age of seventy-five, after some weeks' illness consequent upon an accident in hunting.

He became a Member of the Institution in 1859.


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