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Arthur Bakewell Baylis

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Arthur Bakewell Baylis (c1851-1926), Chairman of the Midland Iron Co

1926 Obituary [1]

ARTHUR BAKEWELL BAYLIS died at Whitby on August 22, 1926, at the age of seventy-five.

In his nineteenth year Mr. Baylis joined the Midland Iron Co. Ltd., of Rotherham, as secretary, and was associated with that company for the remainder of his professional career, becoming eventually managing director, and Chairman of the Board.

He was a recognised authority on the bar iron and kindred industries, and was chairman of the British Iron Manufacturers Association, the South Yorkshire Bar Iron Association, and the Hoop Manufacturers Association.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1898.

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