Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

William Joseph Parkyn

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William Joseph Parkyn (c1846-1923), Chairman of Daniel Adamson and Co


1923 Obituary [1]

WILLIAM JOSEPH PARKYN died at the Hawthorns, Buxton, on March 7, 1923, at the age of seventy-seven.

For fifty years he was connected with the firm of Daniel Adamson & Co., Ltd., of Hyde Junction Engineering Works, Dukinfield, Cheshire, and after the concern was formed into a private limited liability company he became chairman of directors. He was a Justice of the Peace for Cheshire.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1875.



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