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 163,484 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.

National Rifle Factories

From Graces Guide

Established by the Ministry of Munitions in Birmingham

* No.1 - Lench Street

Management: Standard Small Arms Co Ltd. Products: Intended to make and assemble parts of Farquhar-Hill rifles

* No. 2 - Garrison Lane

Management: Standard Small Arms Co Ltd. Products: Intended to make barrels of Farquhar-Hill rifles

Both were abandoned in October 1918 before production started.

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Sources of Information

  • Ministry of Munitions [1]