Livingston Thompson (1810)
|Livingston Thompson (1810)|
|FR Co. Chairman||1853 - 1868 (intermittent)|
|FR Co. Director||1837 - 08.1874|
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Livingston Thompson appeared on the Festiniog scene in the early days, and he was one of three directors (the others being Captain James Gandon, and Edward Carreg) to make a stand against Henry Archer in a dispute which ended in Archer relinquishing control of the company in 1837.
He was an attorney in Dublin and lived c.1810-c.1874.
LT became the largest shareholder in the company, and sat on the board until 1874. His writing in later years shows a marked tremor, possibly due to Parkinsonism.
He held some £4,400 of ordinary shares in 1857
Thompson had served a total of 35 years on the board.
It is recorded that he was an original director of the North Wales Narrow gauge Project, but giving his advancing years, this may have just been in name only.