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 163,367 pages of information and 245,906 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

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Joseph Bell Ferguson

From Graces Guide

Joseph Bell Ferguson (1880-1967) of Fergus and J. B. Ferguson and Co

1880 May 24th. Born at Growell, near Dromore, County Down, Ireland, the son of James Fisher Ferguson, a farmer, and his wife Mary Bell. The family was three girls and eight boys and was the first one born. James was a member of the Plymouth Brethren. Brother of Harry Ferguson

1902 Patent application, 11,114. Joseph Bell Ferguson and George Stewart Hamilton, 53 Lonsdale Street, Belfast, improvements in steam motor vehicles.[1]

1920 Married at Philadelphia to Lucile Ferguson

1967 Died in New York

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Sources of Information

  1. Lisburn Standard - Saturday 31 May 1902