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Ashton, Thomas Gair, first Baron Ashton of Hydelocked

(1855–1933)

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Ashton, Thomas Gair, first Baron Ashton of Hyde (1855–1933), industrialist and politician, was born at Ashfield, Fallowfield, Lancashire, on 5 February 1855, the eldest son of Thomas Ashton (1818–1898), cotton manufacturer, of Hyde, Cheshire, and his wife, Elizabeth (1831–1914), daughter of Samuel Stillman Gair...

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