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date: 22 September 2020

Edington, Thomaslocked

(1742–1811)
  • John Butt

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Edington, Thomas (1742–1811), ironmaster and merchant, about whose early life little is known, joined the Carron Company about March 1764 as a travelling salesman. Apart from selling Carron's products, Edington served as the eyes and ears of the company in other iron-working districts. ...

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