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 150,664 pages of information and 235,203 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.

Samuel Crompton (1817-1891)

From Graces Guide

Grandson to Samuel Crompton.

Native to Lancashire, he was a medical practitioner in Grosvenor Street, Manchester and surgeon to Henshaw's blind asylum.

He was the author, among other works, of a 'Treatise upon the Causes of Blindness'.[1]

of Cranleigh, Guildford (1886)

1891 Died in Cranleigh


Read his obituary in The Engineer 1891/05/29.



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