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John Robson Warham

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John Robson Warham (1820-1886)

1852 of Burton Iron Works, Burton-on-Trent - Thornewill and Warham

1886 March 26th. Died

1886 Obituary [1]

JOHN ROBSON WARHAM was born on 20th November 1820 at Newcastle-on-Tyne, where he served an apprenticeship in the celebrated engine works of Messrs. R. and W. Hawthorn.

When about twenty-two years old be went to Burton-on-Trent as manager of the ironworks of the late Mr. Robert Thornewill, in which he became a partner in 1849.

He continued a member of the firm of Thornewill and Waltham to his death, which took place from bronchitis on 26th March 1886, in his sixty-sixth year.

Besides being concerned, in his business relations, in the carrying out of numerous important colliery, brewery, and water works, he also took an active and leading part in many matters of public interest in his locality.

He became a Member of this Institution in 1852.

1886 Obituary [2]

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