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Bagnall, James Eustace (1830 – 1918)

James Bagnall was educated at Singer’s Hill School (Hill Top).   The Headmaster was Mr. Hill;  whose son, Rowland,  is associated with the ‘Penny Black‘ stamp.  Bagnall began his working life in his father’s warehouse but in 1853 he moved to … Continue reading

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West, William (1848 – 1914)

William West (senior) was born on the edge of Woodhouse Moor, Leeds. He studied and qualified as a pharmacist, setting up in business in Bradford in 1872. He married Hannah Wainwright (also from Woodhouse Moor); and they had two sons … Continue reading

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