Tyne and Wear HER(12880): Benwell, Church of St. James, grave of William Isaac Cookson

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    "Cookson was an industrialist involved in glass, lead manufacture and coal mining. He trained in Michael Farady's laboratory. He lived at Eldon Square, then Benwell Hall before retiring to Yorkshire {1}. William Isaac Cookson (1812-1888) switched from glass manaufacture to lead in the mid 19th century...."
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    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/SMR/12880
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 6 years, 1 month ago
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