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 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 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 Stead (of Cleckheaton)

From Graces Guide

of Prospect Foundry, Cleckheaton.

See William Stead (1837-1921)

1864 Mention. William Stead, Prospect Foundry, Cleckheaton.[1]

1869 Maker of 60 hp engine used in the mill of R. and C. Goldthorp

1881 Meeting of Creditors.[2]

1882 Business closing. 'To be Sold by Private Treaty, owing to declining business, all the TOOLS, Patterns, Crane, Boxes, Horses, Drays, Carts, and everything belonging to and Engineering and Ironfounder’s Plant. William Stead, Prospect Foundry, Cleckheaton.'[3]


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Sources of Information

  1. Leeds Mercury - Saturday 10 September 1864
  2. Manchester Evening News - Saturday 08 January 1881
  3. Bradford Observer - Thursday 26 January 1882