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Burrows, Sir Robert (Abraham)locked

KBE 1952; Kt 1937

Born 17 March 1884; s of late Miles Formby Burrows and Gertrude, d of late Robert Dawbarn; m 1911, Eleanor Doris, d of late A. E. Bainbridge; two s two d; died 14 Aug. 1964

JP; Director: District Bank, Ltd (formerly Deputy Chairman); National Boiler and General Insurance Co. Ltd (Chairman); Alliance Assurance Co. Ltd; Yorkshire Bank (formerly Chairman)


Leys, Cambridge


After other business experience, started with Fletcher, Burrows and Co. Ltd, 1904, which became part of Manchester Collieries Ltd, 1929; one of the founders of the Lancashire and Cheshire Coal Research Association, 1918, and was its first President, 1918–28; Member of the Fuel Research Board, 1923–27; Chairman, LMS Railway, 1946–47. High Sheriff of Cheshire, 1940; JP County of Lancaster. CStJ




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