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Kitson, James, first Baron Airedalelocked

(1835–1911)
  • Gillian Cookson

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Kitson, James, first Baron Airedale (1835–1911), locomotive manufacturer and politician, was born on 22 September 1835 at Leeds, the second of four sons of James Kitson (1807–1885) of Elmet Hall, Leeds, and his wife, Ann, daughter of John Newton of Leeds. The elder ...

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