George Benjamin Thorneycroft
(1791-1851)

1st Mayor of Wolverhampton (1848-1849)

Died aged c. 60

Wealthy industrialist George Benjamin Thorneycroft (20 August 1791 – 28 April 1851) was a successful ironmaster and Tory supporter who became the first Mayor of Wolverhampton, after the Borough was incorporated, in 1848.

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George Benjamin Thorneycroft 1791-1851 First Mayor of Wolverhampton 1848 lived here

Salisbury House, 2 and 2a Tettenhall Road, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom where they was