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Cockshut, Johnlocked

(1837–1912)
  • Christine Woods

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Cockshut, John (1837–1912), wallpaper manufacturer, was born on 4 November 1837 at Tong with Haulgh, near Bolton, Lancashire, the eldest son of John Cockshut, plumber and glazier, and his wife, Alice (née Bromiley).

Cockshut is known largely for his contribution to the British wallpaper industry. His involvement began when, aged eight, he went to work for ...

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