William Thomas Flather (1838-1908) of W. T. Flather
c.1838 Born the son of David and Mary Flather
1851 David Flather 46, joiner's tool manufacturer, lived in Sheffield with Mary Flather 46, John Flather 20, assistant joiner's tool manufacturer, Walter Flather 17, assistant joiner's tool manufacturer, Sarah Flather 15, William T Flather 13, Martha Flather 8
1908 Obituary 
WILLIAM THOMAS FLATHER died at Sidmouth, South Devon, on May 30, 1908. He was managing director of the Standard Steelworks at Sheffield.
He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1881, and was a member of the Executive Reception Committee for the Sheffield meeting in 1905.