Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Benjamin Pike (USA)

From Graces Guide

Benjamin Pike Sr. (born in England, 1777, died in New York City in 1863), and Benjamin Pike Jr. (1809-1864) were scientific instrument makers in New York City. Benjamin Jr. established Benjamin Pike & Son and Benjamin Pike & Sons as instrument makers, the latter business continuing until 1867.

For much more information, see 'The Makers of Surveying Instruments in America since 1700'[1]


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Sources of Information

  1. [1] 'The Makers of Surveying Instruments in America since 1700' by Charles E. Smart, New York, 1962