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 163,167 pages of information and 245,637 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.

George Hill (Shildon)

From Graces Guide

Referred to as one of the oldest mechanics at Shildon and still employed in 1857. [1]

1857 Wrote to The Engineer as "one of those employed at the Stockton and Darlington Engine Works since the introduction of engines on the line, and would call the attention of the disputants to the fact that, although Mr. Stephenson furnished the first engines used on this railway, none of them had the blast-pipe ...."[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Timothy Hackworth and the Locomotive by Robert Young. Published 1923. p223
  2. The Engineer 1857/10/16