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 163,352 pages of information and 245,904 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.

W. B. Thompson

From Graces Guide

William Briggs Thompson, barrister

1867 Born in Brampton, Cumberland

1886 Entered Oriel College, Oxford

Became a barrister

Frequent correspondent to The Engineer, especially on the subject of railway train performance

1931 His last letter to indexed copies of The Engineer, written from London.

1946 His last contribution to The Engineer

1962 Died in Somerset[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. National probate calendar