Please note this article is currently a work in progress, the information is not currently complete.
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
Isles; Job b- 1/11/1842 d- 1919
Clerk at crane maker Thomas Smith around 1862 - 1864, bookkeeper at Springfield Ironworks around 1868 - 1869. Established the Prospect Works with Thomas Whitham and Ben Johnson in 1869, moving to the Prospect Foundry 2 - 3 years later. The firm made cranes under the Isles of Stanningley name.
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