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Arthur Kingsford Wilson

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Arthur Kingsford Wilson (1885-1953)

1885 Born, son of John Kingsford Wilson (d.1915), a director of Spear and Jackson

Ed. Rugby Sch. and Sheffield University.

1911 Alexander Kingsford Wilson 22, manufacturer of saws, employer, was visiting Edwyn Kingsford Wilson, a worker in a brewery, in Sheffield[1]

1922 Member I. and S.I.. Man. Dir., Spear and Jackson, Ltd., Sheffield; and Brabble and Sanderson, Ltd., Sheffield

1926 A. K. Wilson was governing director of Spear and Jackson, and also a director of Joseph Rodgers and Sons.[2]

1926 Joined the board of Park Gate Iron and Steel Co

1953 Died in Sheffield[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1911 census
  2. The Engineer 1926/11/19
  3. BMD