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 163,480 pages of information and 245,913 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 Taylor (1711-1775)

From Graces Guide

John Taylor (1711-1775) of Birmingham

1711 Born

He rose from small beginnings to accumulate a fortune in the gilt button, japanned and gilt snuff boxes, numerous classes of enamels and the painted snuff box.

1775 He died aged 64 with a fortune of £200,000


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