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John Taylor (1866-1902)

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John Taylor (1866-1902)

of 99 and 101 Fonthill Road, Finsbury Park, London, N.; and Stockport.

1902 Obituary [1]

JOHN TAYLOR was born at Lower Broughton, Salford, on 8th February 1866.

Having served his time from 1879 to 1886 in his father's works (Messrs. Thomas and Taylor, laundry engineers, of London and Stockport), he was then engaged by them as traveller; and in 1890 was appointed manager of their London works.

He designed and superintended the erection of public laundries, baths and wash-houses, and dairies, all over the United Kingdom, in several of which he installed electric lighting.

His death took place on 3rd January 1902, in his thirty-sixth year.

He became an Associate of this Institution in 1890.

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