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Ashton, Thomaslocked

(1841–1919)
  • Alastair J. Reid

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Ashton, Thomas (1841–1919), trade unionist, was born on 15 August 1841 at Lees Hall, Oldham, the son of William Ashton and his wife, Sally Mellor, both of whom were cotton workers. His parents were poor and, as his mother became seriously ill when he was still a baby, he spent much of his first five years with an aunt near ...

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