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Robert Greig Thomson

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Robert Greig Thomson (1869-1952), chairman of Clayton, Son and Co

1869[1] Born in Anstruther, Fife

1891 Peter Thomson 62, draper, lived in Cellardyke, Fife, with Elizabeth Thomson 56, Annie Thomson 23, Robert Thomson 31, draper's assistant, Ella Thomson 20[2]

1911 Robert Greig Thomson 41, cashier of a general engineering firm, lived in Roundhay, with Rose Thomson 34, Stanley Clayton Thomson 2[3]

1939 Robert G Thomson, director of an engineering company, constructional engineer, lived in Leeds with Rose Thomson, Stanley C. Thomson (b. 1908), departmental manager[4]

1952 Died in Leeds[5]

1952 Obituary [6]

We have learned with regret of the death of Mr. Robert Greig Thomson, which occurred on January 18th at "Rockholme," Elmete Avenue, Roundhay, Leeds.

Mr. Thomson was chairman of Clayton, Son and Co., Ltd., Moor End Works, Hunslet, Leeds.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1939 register
  2. 1891 census
  3. 1911 census
  4. 1939 register
  5. BMD
  6. The Engineer 1952/02/01