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Richard Smith-Casson (c1839-1907)
c.1839 Born in Talysam, Caernarfonshire, Wales
1871 Iron works agent, living in Dudley with his wife Mary Smith Casson 30
1871 Head manager of the Earl of Dudley's Round Oak Ironworks at Dudley
1891 Managing director of iron and steel works, living in Dudley (born 1834)
1908 Obituary 
RICHARD SMITH-CASSON died at his residence, Roseville, Paignton, South Devon, on December 12, 1907, at the age of sixty-eight. For many years he was associated with the Round Oak Ironworks at Brierley Hill.
He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1877, and resigned in 1900. He contributed to the Journal a paper in 1884 on gas puddling and heating furnaces, with special reference to the Casson-Bicheroux system, and in 1895 one on small cast steel ingots.