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Faulkner, Georgelocked

(1790?–1862)
  • B. W. Clapp

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Faulkner, George (1790?–1862), industrialist and philanthropist, was born in Oldham Street, Manchester. In 1812 he became a partner in Samuel Faulkner & Co., a firm of cotton and silk spinners. In 1825 he and his friend John Owens built a profitable cotton mill in ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)