About Grace's Guide
Grace's Guide is the most comprehensive source of information on the engineering industry in Britain between 1750 (the start of the Industrial Revolution) and the 1960s.
It contains data on the aircraft, shipping, railways, cars, steel mills, textile mills, electrical goods, communications, machinery and related industries.
The subjects include -
- details of the manufacturers and designers
- information on their premises and equipment
- descriptions and specifications of the products
- brief biographical details of the leading entrepreneurs and engineers
- images of products, premises and people
Data is collected and collated from as many sources as possible and a synopsis of this information will be provided. Data sources will be listed so any researcher who needs to know more can refer to these for more detail. Grace’s Guide will focus on the breadth of its information and provide the references for others to research further and deeper.
We actively encourage interested users to purchase printed publications to which we have made reference in our text.
The project is a non-profit making undertaking and all information on the site is available to others through the GNU licence terms.
The project welcomes contributions from those interested in these subjects.
See our Mission Statement