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Hawks familylocked

(per. c. 1750–1863)
  • Chris Evans

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Hawks family (per.c. 1750–1863), iron manufacturers and engineers, formed one of the most notable industrial dynasties on Tyneside in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Until its closure in 1889 the family's New Greenwich ironworks at Gateshead was the town's largest employer, and several members of the family firm were prominent in local politics....

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