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George Keighley

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G. Keighley water tank on roof of Queen Street Mill Museum

George Keighley (c1831-1901), of Bankhouse Iron Works, Burnley was a maker of weaving machinery for the cotton industry.


1901 Obituary [1]

GEORGE KEIGHLEY died in October 1901 at his residence, Woodfield, Burnley, at the age of seventy years. Beginning life as an apprenticed mechanic, he started in business for himself when quite a young man, and from small beginnings built up the large and well-known loom-making and engineering business bearing his name, and known since as the Bankhouse Ironworks.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1888.


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