The Founder of Tow Law

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    Detailed article by By Ron Storey. "The name Charles Attwood may not come readily to mind when looking into the history of our town, but without him and his natural flair for industrial development Tow Law might never have come into existence. In 1844 he set about the production of Iron and Steel products that were to be the foundation of Tow Law. With a combination of luck and his background both in the Iron and Glass trades he developed a major industry here in the West of County Durham. During his life Charles was to give a number of interviews in which he gave a glimpse both into his own and his family's history. I draw in part on these interviews on this history of Charles Attwood....."
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    Tow Law & District History Society
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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
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