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 163,199 pages of information and 245,645 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.

Western and Brazilian Telegraph Co

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1873 Sir William Thomson and Professor Fleeming Jenkin were connected with the manufacture and laying of cables off the coast of Brazil for the Western and Brazilian Telegraph Company.

1877 William Stratford Andrews was appointed a Director

1888 Mr Stratford Andrews became Chairman.

1898 The Western and Brazilian Telegraph Co was amalgamated with the Brazilian Submarine Telegraph Co as the Western Telegraph Co; Mr. Stratford Andrews became Chairman of the combined undertaking, a position he retained until his resignation in 1902.

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