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Crompton, Rookes Evelyn Belllocked

(1845–1940)
  • W. L. Randell
  • , revised by Anita McConnell

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Crompton, Rookes Evelyn Bell (1845–1940), engineer, was born at Sion Hill, near Thirsk, on 31 May 1845, the fourth son and youngest child of Joshua Samuel Crompton and his first wife, Mary, daughter of Sir Claud Alexander, and a friend and pupil of ...

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