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Walter Vaughan Morgan of the Morgan Crucible Co
c.1846 Joined National Provincial Bank of England
c.1852 By the time he was 20 he was chief cashier in the bank's Manchester branch
1855 Left the bank to join 5 of his brothers in London. They established Morgan Brothers, bankers and merchants and founded the Morgan Crucible Works in Battersea and established 2 trade journals (via a publishing company, Morgan Brothers (Publishers)).
Partner in Walls, Close and Co
1873 became a Donation Governor of Christ's Hospital
1891 Made his home in Christ's Hospital after he was elected Treasurer
1891 Treasurer of Christ's Hospital, living in Allhallows Barking, London City
1892 Elected Alderman of Cordwainer Ward in the City of London
1900-1 Sheriff of London
1901 In Christ's Hospital, Faringdon, Alderman, Sheriff 1901, Newspaper proprietor, employer, single, 69
1905 Lord Mayor of London
1906 conferred baronet
1916 Sir Walter V Morgan died in London