William Woodall

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Date:15th of October 1896

Description:Lithograph print. A caricature of William Woodall(1832-1901) by 'Spy', captioned 'Hanley'. Appeared in 'Vanity Fair' October 15th 1896.

He was Liberal Member of Parliament for Stoke on Trent 1880-1885 and Hanley 1885-1900. He worked for James Macintyre, china manufacturers, of Burslem, and became senior partner in 1870, and was Chairman of the Sneyd Colliery Company. He was also Chairman of the Burslem school board 1870-1880, and of the Wedgwood Institute and the North Staffordshire Society for Promotion of the Welfare of the Deaf and Dumb. Woodall was a prominent supporter of women's suffrage.

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Donor ref:SCBPC-2009-80 (129/24178)

Source: Staffordshire County Buildings Picture Collection

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