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.

James Gregory Hancox

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James Gregory Hancox (1888-1921)



1921 Obituary [1]

JAMES GREGORY HANCOX was born at Worcester on 3rd February 1888, and received his education at the Worcester Royal Grammar School.

Having served his apprenticeship of five years with the Nevile Engineering Co., Worcester, he became assistant at the Ormskirk Gas Works, subsequently going to the Truro Gas Works.

In 1915 he entered the service of the Metropolitan Carriage, Wagon, and Finance Co., Manchester, as draughtsman, and in 1919 he was appointed assistant works engineer at the Saltley branch of the same company.

This position he held until 1920, when he became works engineer at the Darlaston Works of Messrs. F. W. Cotterill, Ltd.

His death took place at Rhyl, on 18th March 1921, at the age of thirty-three.

He became an Associate Member of this Institution in 1920.



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