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Henry Wickham Wickham

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Henry Wickham Wickham (1800-1867)

1859 Henry Wickham Wickham, M.P., Low Moor Iron Works, near Bradford.[1] - Low Moor Co

1867 September 23rd. Died.[2]

1868 Obituary [3]

HENRY WICKHAM WICKHAM, M.P. for Bradford, Yorkshire, was born in 1800, being the son of Rev. Lamplugh Hird, prebendary of York.

He was one of the leading partners in the Low Moor Iron Works near Bradford, and for many years took an active part in the management of the works, but ceased to do so in 1847.

In 1852 he was returned to parliament as member for Bradford, and continued to represent that borough until the time of his death, which occurred at Leamington on 23rd September 1867 at the age of 67.

He was chairman of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway for a long period; and was also a deputy-lieutenant for the West Riding of Yorkshire, and chairman of the West Riding quarter sessions.

He became a Member of this Institution in 1859.

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