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Thomas Burrell Bewick

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Thomas Burrell Bewick (1856-1907)


1907 Obituary [1]

THOMAS BURRELL BEWICK, who died on the 5th February, 1907, aged 50, was a native of Northumberland.

Born on the 5th December, 1856, he was the son of the late Mr. Thomas John Bewick, senior partner in the firm of Bewick, Moreing and Company, under whom he was trained for the engineering profession.

He was assistant Manager of the Langley Barony Lead Mines and Smelting Works at Hepburn-on-Tyne, from 1879 to 1890, when he became Managing Director of the company.

In 1890 he succeeded his father as a partner in the firm of Bewick, Moreing and Company, mining engineers and mine managers, and from that date until his retirement in 1901, he took an active share in the direction of the firm’s extensive business at home and in the colonies.

Mr. Bewick was elected an Associate Member of The Institution on the 7th February, 1882, and was transferred to the class of Members on the 22nd December, 1896.



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