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John Southan

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John Southan (c1835-1901)

Probably related to Thomas Southan

1885 John Southan, Thomas Bradley and Isaac Bradley, trading as Southan, Bradley and Co, were of the Moxley Ironworks, near Wednesbury, in the county of Stafford[1]

c.1887 Retired

1901 Obituary.[2]

"I regret to have to announce the death of Mr. John Southan, which took place at his residence, Anglesea House, Handsworth, on the 1st inst. Prior to retiring about fourteen years ago, Mr. Southan was an extensive ironmaster, having works at Bilston, Moxley, and Bradley. He went to Handsworth about three years ago from Bickenhall Hall, Warwickshire, and was well known and esteemed throughout the Midland iron trade."

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