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date: 18 August 2019

Gimson, Ernest Williamlocked

(1864–1919)
  • Fiona MacCarthy

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Gimson, Ernest William (1864–1919), craftsman and architect, was born in Leicester on 21 December 1864, the fourth child and second son in the family of three sons and four daughters of Josiah Gimson (1818–1883), iron-founder, engineer, and industrial entrepreneur, who established the Vulcan works...

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