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Frederic Groom Grice

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Frederic Groom Grice (1829-1881)

1860 Frederic Groom Grice, Stour Valley Works, Spon Lane, West Bromwich.[1]

1881 August 18th. Died.[2]

1882 Obituary [3]

FREDERIC GROOM GRICE was born at Westbromwich on 2nd November 1829, and died at Torquay on 18th August 1881, in the fifty-second year of his age.

He was for many years connected with the business of his father's firm, Messrs. Weston and Grice, Stour Valley Works, Westbromwich, and Cwmbran Iron Works near Newport, Monmouthshire; during which time he invented several valuable machines, used in the manufacture of bolts and nuts.

After the amalgamation of the above firm with the Patent Nut and Bolt Company, he remained for many years as Managing Director of the Cwmbran Works.

He became a Member of the Institution in 1860.

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