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 Matthews (2)

From Graces Guide

Sir Arthur Matthews Kt., O.B.E.

Educated at Leys School, Cambridge and Jesus College, Cambridge.

1908 Started apprenticeship with Armstrong Whitworth & Co. Ltd.,

Rose to position of Works Manager with Armstrong Whitworth.

1922 Works Manager and local Director, Thomas Firth and Sons, Sheffield.

1930 General Works Manager and Director, Thomas Firth and John Brown Ltd., Sheffield

1944 Managing Director, Thos. Firth & John Brown Ltd.

Director of several associated Companies.

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