Southowram Historic People

Southowram Historic People

Douglas Alexanderteacher who became boss of the world’s biggest sewing machine company.


William Swinden Barber - (29 March 1832 – 26 November 1908) was an English Gothic Revival architect, specialising in modest but finely furnished Anglican churches.


Wallace Bentley[1864-1935] M.I.Mech.E. Consulting Mechanical Engineer from Halifax.

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William RichardsonOptician, scientific lecturer, geologist, astronomer, manufacturer of philosophical instruments.

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