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Thomas Thwaites

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Thomas Thwaites (c1768-1832) of Smalley, Thwaites and Co, Thwaites, Cochrane, Hick and Co and Thwaites, Hick and Rothwell

1817 Mention of Thomas Thwaites, iron founder, Bolton.[1]

1822 Leaves Thwaites, Hick and Rothwell

1832 Died at his residence, Rose Hill, near Bolton, age 64. Formerly Boroughreeve of Great Bolton.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Manchester Mercury - Tuesday 28 January 1817
  2. Lancaster Gazette - Saturday 07 January 1832