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George Moon Usher

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1865 George Moon Usher of Beverley Ironworks was admitted as a member of the 1865 Institution of Mechanical Engineers[1]

1865 of Beverley Iron Works[2]

1870 Obituary [3]

GEORGE MOON USHER was born at Hotham, Yorkshire, in 1828, and in 1845 entered the office of the Beverley Iron and Wagon Works, where he gradually rose to the position of secretary to the company; in this post he was highly respected and valued, and continued to hold it until his death, which took place on 29th April 1869, at the age of forty.

He became a Member of the Institution in 1865.

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