John & John W, George & Richard Phillipson

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Date of Birth: 1869 / 1871
Date of Death: 1924 / 1925

Raised in Withnell, Lancashire the three brothers, John, George and Richard Phillipson were the sons of a quarryman. They followed in their father’s footsteps and became owners and managers of the main quarries in Turton, viz. Round Barn and Hard Rock Quarries, Edgworth; Ouslenest Quarry, and Cox Green Quarry. A fourth brother, William, also moved into the area, running the Crown & Thistle Pub near the Round Barn Quarry.

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