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 150,094 pages of information and 235,418 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 Thompson (Engine maker)

From Graces Guide

of Queen St., Chelsea, engine maker,

1825 Formed partnership with James Simpson as Simpson and Thompson, engine makers and vendors[1].

1836 The partnership of Simpson and Thompson was dissolved by mutual consent[2].

His son, Alfred, was in his service until 1842, when he was admitted as partner in the firm of G. Thompson and Sons.

1844 Alfred took over as managing partner which he continued until his death in 1864.


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Sources of Information

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  2. London Gazette, Issue 19454, 3 January 1837