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William Mitford (c1832-1915)
1915 Obituary 
WILLIAM MITFORD died at Coatham, Redcar, on February 17, 1915, in his eighty-fourth year.
Prior to his retirement a few years ago, he was for many years inspector of rails for the North-Eastern Railway Company.
He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1894.