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Some of the key figures in the local engine making industry and some names with local connections who went on to be notable figures around the world.
Entries listed alphabetically by surname - All, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z
Became a partner with James Kitson and William Watson Hewitson in Kitson, Thompson & Hewitson in 1842 on departure of Kitson's previous partners Charles Todd and David Laird.
Round Foundry apprentice who went on to be a partner in Todd, Kitson & Laird. Established the Railway Foundry with John Shepherd as Shepherd & Todd. Formed his own firm at the Sun Foundry which was sold on to Carrett & Marshall due to failing health in 1852, died shortly afterwards.