John Vaughan, 1799-1868
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John Vaughan, 1799-1868
- Summary About John Vaughan John Vaughan, born 21st December 1799, was an ironmaster and discovered Ironstone in the Cleveland Hills in June 1850. In partnership with Henry Bolckow, he was ...
Henry Bolckow (1806-1878)
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Henry Bolckow (1806-1878)
- Summary About Henry Bolckow Henry Bolckow, born 8th December 1806, is considered to be one of the founders of modern Middlesbrough. He was a successful industrialist, who founded the Bolckow ...
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Marion Coates Hansen (1870 - 1947)
- Overview About Marion Coates Hansen   Marion Coates Hansen (née Coates; 3 June 1870 – 2 January 1947) was an English feminist and women's suffrage campaigner, an early member of ...
Alice Schofield Coates (1881 - 1975)
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Alice Schofield Coates (1881 - 1975)
- Overview About Alice Coates   Alice Schofield or Alice Schofield Coates (1881 – 1975) was a British suffragette and politician. She campaigned for women to have the vote and later ...
Jack Hatfield (1893 - 1965)
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Jack Hatfield (1893 - 1965)
- Overview About John Hatfield Jack Hatfield was a competitive swimmer and water polo player who represented Great Britain and won three medals at the 1912 Olympics. His father was the ...
Sir Hugh Bell (1844 - 1931)
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Sir Hugh Bell (1844 - 1931)
- Overview About Sir Hugh Bell Sir (Thomas) Hugh Bell (1844 - 1931) was a director of his family's steelworks business at Middlesbrough; Bell Brothers. He was also a director of ...
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Lady Florence Bell (1851 - 1930)
- Overview About Lady Bell Florence Eveleen Eleanore Olliffe was born on the 9th September, 1851. She became a writer and playwright, and married Sir Hugh Bell, a Middlesbrough Ironmaster. One ...
Gertrude Bell (1868-1926)
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Gertrude Bell (1868-1926)
- Links with the NE Life and Times Gertrude Bell was an archaeologist, a linguist, traveller, and the greatest woman mountaineer of her age. She played a major role in establishing ...
Middlesbrough at War
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Middlesbrough at War
- During the First World War the Illustrated Chronicle published photographs of soldiers and sailors from Newcastle and the North East of England. These have been made available by Newcastle Libraries.
Arthur Dorman (1848 - 1931)
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Arthur Dorman (1848 - 1931)
- Overview Further Information Arthur Dorman was an industrialist and co-founder of the Dorman Long company.  He comissioned the Dorman Memorial Museum in Middlesbrough in memory of his son, George Lockwood ...
Ellen Wilkinson (1891 - 1947)
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Ellen Wilkinson (1891 - 1947)
- Overview About Ellen Wilkinson Ellen Wilkinson was a politician and activist. In 1915 she became National Women's Organiser for the Cooperative Employees Union, which eventually became part of the National ...

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