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date: 19 October 2019

Newton, Williamlocked

  • Alastair J. Reid


Newton, William (1822–1876), trade unionist and journalist, was born in Congleton, Cheshire, the son of William Newton, a skilled engineer. He began an engineering apprenticeship at Kirk's foundry, Etruria, Staffordshire, at the age of fourteen, became a member of the Journeymen Steam Engine and Machine Makers' Society...

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