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.

William Alexander Madocks

From Graces Guide

William Alexander Madocks (1773-1828), was a British politician and landowner who served as Member of Parliament (MP) for the borough of Boston. Built the Cob and railway (see Festiniog Railway) at the town is now named after him as Porthmadog. He was assisted by the surveyor and civil engineer James Creassy.

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