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 150,697 pages of information and 235,204 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.

Federation of British Industries

From Graces Guide

1920 Membership:

  • Mechanical: 214 firms and 15 associations
  • Iron and Steel: 140 firms and 49 associations
  • General Engineering: 80 firms
  • Chemicals and Explosives: 72 firms and 11 associations
  • Electrical: 42 firms and 3 associations
  • Non-ferrous Metal: 41 firms and 13 associations
  • Mining: 41 firms and 4 associations
  • Building Trades: 30 firms and 3 associations
  • Marine Engineering: 22 firms and 5 associations
  • Total: 1,185 firms and 195 associations

1965 Became part of the Confederation of British Industry

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Sources of Information

The Engineer of 9th July 1920