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date: 18 November 2019

Dobson, Sir Benjamin Alfredlocked

(1847–1898)
  • D. A. Farnie

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Dobson, Sir Benjamin Alfred (1847–1898), textile machinery manufacturer, was born on 27 October 1847 at Douglas, Isle of Man, the eldest son of Arthur Dobson (1825–c.1876) and Henrietta Elizabeth, née Harrison. He was a direct descendant of the Dobsons of Westmorland...

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