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William Wheatcroft Harrison

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William Wheatcroft Harrison (1830-1904) of W. W. Harrison and Co

Born the son of John Harrison (1797-1863)

1858 Married Anna Christana Nicholson

1904 Died.

1904 Obituary in The Engineer.[1]

Mr William Wheatcroft Harrison, J.P., head of the firm of W. W. Harrison and Co., silversmiths and manufacturers of electro-plated and Britannia metal goods and table cutlery, Sheffield, died at his house, Riverdale road, on the 27th inst., at the age of seventy-four. Mr. Harrison came of an old Sheffield family, and was the founder of the large business which bears his name, and is carried on in Rockingham-street. He was for some years a member of the City Council and of the Sheffield Royal Hospital Board, and did good service in other capacities.

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