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IRONMASTER VAUGHAN

One of the men who put Middlesbrough on the map. The tablet reads: - John Vaughan 1799-1868 Mayor of Middlesbrough 1855 discovered ironstone in the Cleveland hills founder of the iron trade in Middlesbrough. Partner of Bolckow, Vaughan & Co. who built one of the first iron works in Middlesbrough in 1840.

 

About a mile away in Albert Park there is a statue to Mr Vaughan's partner, Bolckow.

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Taken on May 9, 2010