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 149,687 pages of information and 235,430 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 Skinner (d.1780)

From Graces Guide

William Skinner (c1700-1780)

1780 Died. '18. At Greenwich, in the 81st year of his age, Lt-Gen. William Skinner, chief engineer of Britain. He served sixty-one years as an engineer, twenty-three which as chief.'[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Scots Magazine - Friday 01 December 1780