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date: 24 October 2020

Andrews, Williamlocked

(1835–1914)
  • V. E. Chancellor

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Andrews, William (1835–1914), industrial designer, entrepreneur, and politician, was born in Coventry on 17 March 1835, the only son of three children of James Andrews (1807–1873) and his wife, Isabella Hopkins (bap. 1809, d. 1892). His father was a Scot, a former regular soldier, and, as a master tailor, a small businessman in ...

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