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Thomas, Richardlocked

(1837–1916)
  • Trevor Boyns

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Thomas, Richard (1837–1916), tin plate manufacturer, was born at Bridgwater, Somerset, on 5 December 1837, the son of Richard Thomas, shipowner and merchant, of Bridgwater. He was educated at Wesleyan (now Queen's) College, Taunton, until the age of eleven. During his early working life he was employed as a clerk, as an assistant to an uncle who ran a draper's business in ...

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