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Thomas Wynne

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Thomas Wynne (1807-1891)

1891 Obituary [1]

THOMAS WYNNE of the Manor House, Gnosall, near Stafford, late H.M. Inspector of Mines for the district of North Staffordshire, Cheshire, and Shropshire, was born at Tenbury in Worcestershire on the 7th of February, 1807, and was educated at Ledbury. The early part of his life was occupied in trade, but about the year 1830 he removed into Staffordshire, where a few years afterwards he turned his attention to the study of mine engineering.

In, or about, 1836, he became the managing partner in the Mossfield Colliery Co, . . .[more]

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