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James White ( -1912), managing director of Thomas Allan and Sons
1912 Obituary 
JAMES WHITE died suddenly on January 29, 1912. He was managing director of Thos. Allan & Sons, Limited, Bon Lea Foundry, Thornaby-on-Tees. He was about sixty years of age, and took over the management of the Bon Lea Foundry fifteen years ago. He formerly carried on an extensive business as a pipe manufacturer in Glasgow.
He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1908, when he served as a member of the Local Reception Committee during the visit of the Institute to Middlesbrough.