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Ashley Skelton Ward

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Ashley Skelton Ward (1877-1959), chairman and managing director of Thomas W. Ward

c1919 Birth of his son Phillip Trehearne Ward

1938 'The new Senior Warden of Cutlers’ Company is Mr. Ashley Skelton Ward, joint managing director of Thos. W. Ward, Ltd., who is nephew of two former Masters, the late Mr. Thos. W. Ward and Mr. Joseph Ward. Besides being joint managing director of Thos. W. Ward, Ltd.. Mr. Ashley Ward deputy chairman and managing director of Marshall Sons and Co., (Successors), Ltd ; chairman of Marshall Sons and Co. (India) Ltd.; chairman of Marshall Machine Co. Ltd.: chairman of Marshalls (Direction) Ltd.; chairman of Marshalls Tea Machinery Ltd.; Director of Laycock Engineering Co. Ltd.; managing director of Lowmoor Best Yorkshire Iron, Ltd.; director of Milford Haven Dock and Railway : chairman of Clayton and Shuttleworth, Ltd.: director of Pengwern and Gwydyr Quarries, Ltd.; director of Drybrook Quarries. Ltd.; director of English Drilling Equipment Co. Ltd ; chairman of Widnes Foundry and Engineering Co. Ltd., and chairman of Darlington Railway Plant and Foundry Co., Ltd.'[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Sheffield Independent - Thursday 01 September 1938