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Glass, Sir Richard Atwoodlocked

(1820–1873)
  • Anita McConnell

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Glass, Sir Richard Atwood (1820–1873), telegraph cable manufacturer, was born at Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, the son of Francis Glass and his wife Mary, née Canning, of Marlborough, Wiltshire. He had a brother, Francis. He attended King's College School, 1833–5, before entering an accountant's office in ...

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