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 163,200 pages of information and 245,646 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 Meres

From Graces Guide

of London

Meres was one of several London-based speculators who formed a syndicate to acquire the right to exploit the patents of Thomas Savery in 1716, following Savery's death in 1715.

In 1726 Meres and John May erected the first [[[Newcomen Engine]] in France, at Passy. Meres died shortly afterwards.


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