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.

Frederic J. Stephen

From Graces Guide

Frederic John Stephen

Son of Alexander Stephen (1832-1899).

Studied naval architecture; he was awarded an MA from Glasgow University.

In 1891 he married Agnes Renton, daughter of James Young, a muslin manufacturer. The couple had three sons and two daughters.

1899 With his brother, Alexander Edward Stephen, succeeded to the management of the company, Alexander Stephen and Sons.

Stephen later married Mabel Frew Young, who survived him.

Like his father, he was a keen yachtsman, reputed to be the best helmsman on the Clyde, and in 1924 he successfully defended the Sewanhaka cup.

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