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.

Arthur Grabham

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Arther Grabham (1878-1938)


1938 Obituary [1]

ARTHUR GRABHAM was managing director of Messrs. A. Grabham and Company, Ltd., engineers and contractors, of Islington, a firm which he founded in 1900. The firm specialized in the manufacture of dairy equipment, and Mr. Grabham was responsible for introducing several new machines for bottle washing and filling, also disking machines and sterilizing equipment, which received numerous gold and silver medals and other awards at diary shows.

Mr. Grabham was born at Walton Farm, near Tiverton, Devon, in 1878, and received his technical education at Taunton Technical College and the Northern Polytechnic, London. He served his apprenticeship from 1893 to 1897 with Messrs. C. Allen and Sons, general engineers, of Taunton, and, was subsequently employed by the India Rubber and Gutta Percha Company, Ltd., of Silvertown. In 1898 he joined Messrs. Lovell and Company, Ltd., of Chancery Lane, and became manager at their works at Mildmay Park, holding this position until he established his own firm two years later.

He was elected an Associate Member of the Institution in 1924 and was transferred to Membership in 1929. His death occurred on 9th September 1938.


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