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William Robert Renshaw

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William Robert Renshaw (1845-1923) of W. R. Renshaw and Co

Born Handforth, Cheshire, 1845

Apprenticed to Barker and Cope of Kidsgrove, and took over their Union Foundry in the 1880s.[1]

1923 Died at Stoke-on-Trent.

A transcribed obituary and other information is available online [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. [1]Website relating to W R Renshaw’s life
  2. [2]'' website