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John Stuart Daniels

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John Stuart Daniels (1874-1952), chairman of T. H. and J. Daniels

1891 Living at Lightpill, Rodborough, Glos.: Joseph Daniels (age 50 born Rodborough), Engine Maker, Iron Founder and Employer. With his wife Clara Ada Daniels (age 50 born Stroud) and their children; Sidney Reginald Daniels (age 17 born Rodborough), Student for Indian Civil Service; John Stuart Daniels (age 16 born Rodborough), Mechanical Draughtsman; Ada Gertrude Daniels (age 15 born Rodborough); Frederick Lionel Daniels (age 13 born Rodborough); Edith Mabel Daniels (age 9 born Rodborough); and Joseph Harold Daniels (age 8 born Rodborough).[1]

1952 Obituary [2]

We record, with regret, the death of Mr. John Stuart Daniels, which occurred at his home at Whitecroft, Nailsworth, Glos, on November 13th.

Mr. Daniels, who was in his seventy-ninth year, was chairman of T. H. and J. Daniels, Ltd., of Stroud, with which firm he had been actively engaged for more than sixty-three years.

The firm was founded by his grandfather, Thomas Daniels, in 1840.

Mr. Daniels was a member of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, and a past-chairman of its western branch. He was also a member of the Institution of Production Engineers, the Institute of British Foundrymen and the Plastics Institute.

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