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Berkeley Paget (1841-1910) of the Low Moor Co

of Low Moor Iron Office, 2 Laurence Pountney Cannon Street, London - Lowmoor Ironworks

1910 Obituary [1]

BERKELEY PAGET was born at Limerick on 9th February 1841, being the son of Captain Catesby Paget, 7th Royal Fusiliers.

He was educated privately, and then went to Sandhurst. Having abandoned the idea of entering the Army, he obtained an appointment in the Legacy Duty Office, Somerset House, and subsequently became a Factory Inspector.

In 1871 he became London representative of the firm of Hird, Dawson and Hardy, which afterwards was known as the Low Moor Iron Co., and later the Low Moor Co. This position he held until his death, which took place at his residence in Kensington on 21st January 1910, in his sixty-ninth year.

He was elected an Associate of this Institution in 1874. He was also an Associate of the Institution of Civil Engineers, a Member of the Iron and Steel Institute, and of the Smeatonian Society of Civil Engineers.

1910 Obituary [2]

BERKELEY PAGET died on January 21, 1910, at his residence, 20 Lexham Gardens, Kensington. He was for nearly forty years the London representative of the Low Moor Iron Company of Bradford. He was sixty-eight years of age, and was very well known and. highly esteemed in business circles.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1875.

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