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 163,436 pages of information and 245,908 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.

Thomas Bowen

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Thomas Bowen (c1828-1902)


1902 Obituary [1]

THOMAS BOWEN died at Llwyn-yr-Eryr on May 4, 1902, aged seventy-four years. He was born at Neath, and in 1881 he became interested in the Morriston tin-plate works, near Swansea, and in 1882 he was appointed manager.

He subsequently disposed of his interests in the concern, and afterwards was largely instrumental in restarting the Ashburnham works at Burry Port. He was highly respected for his strict integrity and just dealings. He was one of the largest holders of Swansea Harbour bonds.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1890.


1902 Obituary.[2]

...proprietor and manager at the Morriston and Midland Tinplate Works...


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