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John Spencer (of Newcastle)

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John Spencer (c1786-1867)

John Spencer, founder of John Spencer and Sons

Sons: John Spencer (c1818-1905), Michael Spencer ( -1888) and Thomas Spencer ( -1902 sic)[1]

1867 March 24th. Died. 'At Lemington Hall, on the 24th inst., in the 82nd year of his age, John Spencer, Esq., of the firm of John Spencer and Sons, Newburn Steel Works.'[2]

His grandson, John Walton Spencer continued to run the company after his father's death

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1905/05/05
  2. Newcastle Journal - Tuesday 26 March 1867