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Houldsworth, Sir William Henry, first baronetlocked

  • A. C. Howe


Houldsworth, Sir William Henry, first baronet (1834–1917), cotton industrialist and politician, was born on 20 August 1834 at Ardwick, Manchester, the fourth son of Henry Houldsworth (1797–1868), cotton spinner, and his first wife, Helen, daughter of James Hamilton of Glasgow and his wife, ...

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