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date: 25 September 2020

Platt familylocked

(per. c. 1815–1930)
  • D. A. Farnie

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Platt family (per.c. 1815–1930), textile machinery manufacturers, came to prominence with Henry Platt (1793–1842), born on 20 March 1793 in the Pennine village of Dobcross, the son of John Platt (1767–1830). On 20 March 1815 Henry married Sarah Whitehead (1792–1860)...

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