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Isaac and Thomas Cookson

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of Closegate Foundry, Newcastle-upon-Tyne (1828)

Iron Founders

Two of Isaac Cookson's sons were Isaac Cookson (1776-1851), of Meldon Park, Northumberland, and Thomas Cookson' (1779–1863), of The Hermitage, Chester-le-Street, who became landed industrialists, creating the basis for further diversification of the Cookson family's industrial interests in the latter part of the 19th century. [1]

Also see Cooksons

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Sources of Information

  1. Biography of the Cookson family, ODNB