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Crawshay, Robert Thompsonlocked

  • G. C. Boase
  • , revised by Trevor Boyns


Crawshay, Robert Thompson (1817–1879), ironmaster, was born at Cyfarthfa, Merthyr Tudful, Glamorgan, on 8 March 1817, the second of the nine children of William Crawshay (1788–1867), ironmaster, and his second wife, Isabel Thompson (d. 1827). He was educated at Dr Prichard's school...

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