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Edward Tozer

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Edward Tozer (c1820-1890) of Steel, Peech and Tozer

1831 Edward Tozer joined Sandersons where he worked for 44 years.

1857 Birth of elder son Edward Sanderson Tozer

1859 Birth of William Tozer

1869 He became Joint Managing Director of Sandersons, together with Charles Henry Halcomb.

1875 On leaving Sandersons, Tozer joined with Henry Steel and T. Hampton to take over the Phoenix Bessemer Works, as Steel, Peech and Hampton.

1875-6 Master Cutler

1881 Living at 16 Lawson Road, Eccleshall Bierlow (age 61 born Bristol), Steel Manufacturer. With his wife Fanny (age 52 born Burgh le Marsh, Lincoln) and children Edward (age 24 born Sheffield), Secretary to Steel Company; William Tozer (age 22), Steel Manager; Mary Ann (age 20) and Kate (age 18). Plus two servants [1]

1881 The Bessemer works were run by Steel, Tozer and Hampton

1883 Became a partner in the company which was renamed Steel, Peech and Tozer

1890 Died.

1890 Obituary.[2]

Long and detailed obituary

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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 Census
  2. Sheffield Daily Telegraph - Tuesday 11 November 1890