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date: 22 February 2020

Balme, Matthewlocked

(1813–1884)
  • John A. Hargreaves

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Balme, Matthew (1813–1884), factory reformer, was born in Tong, Yorkshire, on 8 July 1813, the third son of Francis Balme (bap. 1780, d. 1827), a yeoman farmer, and his wife, Elizabeth West (1783–1846), of Redhill Farm, Dudley Hill, Bradford...

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West Yorkshire Archive Service, Bradford