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date: 22 April 2021

Hadfield, Sir Robert Abbott, baronetlocked

  • C. H. Desch
  • , revised by Geoffrey Tweedale


Hadfield, Sir Robert Abbott, baronet (1858–1940), metallurgist and steel maker, was born in the Vestry Hall, Hilltop, Attercliffe, near Sheffield, on 28 November 1858. He was the only son of Robert Hadfield (1832–1888) and his wife, Marianne Abbott, the daughter of an Oxfordshire...

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