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Bamford, Joseph Cyril (1916–2001), engineer and businessman

Geoffrey Owen

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print March 2009 |
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/75653

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Bamford, Joseph Cyril (1916–2001), engineer and businessman, was born on 21 June 1916 at The Parks, New Road, Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, the son of Cyril Joseph Bamford, agricultural engineer, and his wife, Dolores Alice, née Turner. His family controlled and managed a long-established farm machinery business. The company, which manufactured balers and other equipment, had been started by his great-great-grandfather in 1812. He was brought up a Roman Catholic. After education at ...

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