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John Oldham (of Manchester)

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c.1897 Born Denton, Lancs., son of Orlando Oldham and his wife Ada

1920 of Hyde Road, Denton, Manchester; patent for improvements in terminals for batteries[1]

Chairman of Oldham and Son

1965 Died at home in Cheshire[2]

His only son, Orlando Oldham, became chairman[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1921/01/14
  2. The Times, May 22, 1965
  3. The Times, Sep 08, 1951