Biographical entry Hughes, Enoch (1829 - 1893?)
Dudley, Worcestershire, England
Enoch Hughes opened the Victorian Iron Rolling Mill in Melbourne in 1860 and later was to play a major role in the establishment of iron and steel works at Lithgow, New South Wales.
Born Dudley, Worcestershire, England, 1829. Died ?. Apprenticed to iron works 1843; worked as tradesman till 1857; to Melbourne 1859; opened Victorian Iron Rolling Mill, Melbourne 1860; to Mittagong as manager Fitzroy Ironworks; leased mill briefly 1868.
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