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Richard Evans ( -1894)

1894 Obituary [1]

RICHARD EVANS died at his residence at Consett, after a few days' illness, on April 11, 1894. He received his early training in commercial pursuits in the offices of the Dowlais Ironworks. Having acted under that firm for a long period, he was appointed to a responsible position at the ironworks at Maryport, in Cumberland, in which he discharged his duties with conspicuous ability.

In 1872 he followed Mr. Jenkins to Consett, where he was acting as General Secretary to the Consett Iron Company at the time of his death.

Mr. Evans was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1878.

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