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 150,667 pages of information and 235,204 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.

James C. Jennings

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James C. Jennings (c1827-1894()


1894 Obituary [1]

JAMES C. JENNINGS died on July 5, 1894, at the age of sixty-seven, at his residence in London. He began his connection with the iron trade in 1855, at the Ormesby Ironworks, Middlesbrough.

Three years later he joined the staff of Bolckow & Vaughan, and when that firm was converted into a limited liability company, he was appointed secretary. He occupied that position until 1870, when he entered into business as an iron, steel, and ore merchant. Owing to ill-health he retired in 1885.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1875.


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