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.

John Briggs

From Graces Guide

Civil Engineer.

1828 John Briggs, of Tintern-Abbey, in the County of Monmouth, Iron-Master and Wire-Manufacturer, Dealer and Chapman, was declared a Bankrupt[1]


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In 1854 (no. 1145) he proposed to place within a compass box a double concentric ring of magnets. See The Engineer 1866/06/29 page 469 for more details.

1861 Read a paper on the Resistance of cast-iron to Internal Pressure.


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Sources of Information

  1. London gazette 25 July 1828