John George Swan (1839-1900)

John George Swan was born in Walker, Newcastle, in 1839. He worked for Bell Brothers, first at Newcastle and later at Middlesbrough as commercial manager. In 1864, he co-established and managed Cargo Fleet Ironworks in Middlesborough. He also had interests in Bearpark Coal and Coke Co., and the Weardale Iron and Coal Co. He was a member of the North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers. Swan built Upsall Hall, near Nunthorpe, as his family residence. He died in the grounds of Upsall Hall on December 23rd 1900.
John George Swan
- "1901 Obituary [1] JOHN GEORGE SWAN dropped dead in the grounds of his house, Upsall Hall, as he was on his way to church, on December 23, 1900. He was ...

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North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers
- Overview About the Institute Notable Members The North of England Institute of Mining and Mechanical Engineers (NEIMME) was founded in 1852 and its first chairman was Nicholas Wood.  The Mining ...


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