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Cookson, Clive, 1879-1971 (industrialist)



Clive Cookson was born in 1879, the second son of Norman Charles Cookson (1841-1909), lead manufacturer and coal owner. He succeeded his father as head of Cookson and Co. He died in Hexham in 1971.

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Correspondence: Erasmus Darwin and opals, Apr. 1913-Jun 1914

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10286/2
Scope and Contents

Letters and related papers re purchase, valuation, disposal and sale of opals by Erasmus Darwin in 1913-1914. Includes a valuation and catalogue of the stones, and letters from Nora Barlow, Kenneth and Clive Cookson, Thomas McKenny Hughes, Frederick Stirling Newall and Margaret Newall, all of whom expressed an interest in acquiring some of the stones.

Dates: Apr. 1913-Jun 1914
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