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Members of the Smedley Family at Butterley House, Ripley, c 1920s
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Butterley House was owned by the Smedley family.
Frances Smedley was a Managing Director at the Butterley Company until his death in 1938. Before that, he was an engineer and designed some of the first steel wagons for use with the original mechanical horse. He held several patents.