Isaac Wilson (MP)

Isaac Wilson (MP)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Isaac Wilson was an English industrialist and Liberal politician. Wilson was born in Kendal, Westmorland, the son of Isaac Wilson and Mary Jowitt. He was related to the Pease family and in 1841 went to Middlesbrough where he managed a pottery in Commercial Street. Later, with Edward Gilkes, he established the Tees Engine Works at the corner of Commercial Street and Grey Street. The firm manufactured locomotives and other products for railway engineering on Teesside and in 1865, merged into a larger concern known as Hopkins, Gilkes & Co. Wilson was also a director of the Stockton and Darlington Railway. In 1850 he moved to Nunthorpe Hall. He contributed to the building of a school for 35 children in Nunthorpe in 1855 and was largely responsible for its maintenance.show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Loc Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135716107
  • 9786135716108