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.

Grace Brothers

From Graces Guide

London Export Office: 25-27, Chiswell Street, London, E.C., and at Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

Established in 1885 by J. N. Grace and A. E. Grace.

1914 Australian Merchants. Staff: Over 1,500. Specialities: Drapery Goods, Boots and. Shoes, China and Glass, Furniture, Ironmongery, Paper Hangings, Sheet Glass, Oils and Colours, Tobacco, Pictures, Stationery, Toys; suppliers of Electricity for Power and Light from own Generating Station.

1937 The board of Grace Brothers and Co decided not to continue the banking business in Britain. W. R. Grace and Co of USA planned to establish an organisation in Britain to handle their business here and also their steamship representation[1].

1938 Grace Brothers and Co had been liquidated[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Jan. 21, 1937
  2. The TImes , Mar. 22, 1938