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Thomas Addyman

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Thomas Addyman (c1857-1901) of Frank Pearn and Co

1880 Engineer of West Gorton, Manchester, [1] stood for election to the Iron and Steel Institute

1901 Obituary [2]

THOMAS ADDYMAN died on February 26, 1901, at the age of forty-four years. He was the second son of Thomas Addyman of Belmont, near Harrogate, Yorkshire, leather merchant. He was educated at Dragon College, Harrogate, and afterwards at Wesley College, Sheffield.

After leaving school in 1874 he entered the works of Hopkins, Gilkes, and Co., of the Tees Engine Works, Middlesbrough. He remained with that firm after the expiration of his apprenticeship until the year 1880, when he joined the firm of Frank Pearn and Co., of West Gorton, Manchester (which was converted into a private limited company in 1893, and of which he became a managing director), and the connection thus formed lasted until his death.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1880.

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