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.

George P. Thomson

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George P. Thomson (c1850-1902) of J. and G. Thomson

c.1850 born Glasgow[1], son of George Thomson (1815-1866) and his wife Elisabeth.

1871 Age 20 and described as a Marine Engineer - presumably in his father George's company of J. and G. Thomson.

1901 George P Thomson 50, engineer ship builder, lived in Stirling with Constance Thomson 42, Douglas V Thomson 19, Charles H Thomson 9, Ralph P Thomson 5[2]

1902 Died


1902 Obituary[3][4]

"...Mr. George P. Thomson, formerly of the well know Clydebank shipbuilding firm of J. and G. Thomson, now John Brown and Co., Limited.

Mr. Thomson, who was in his fifty-fifth year, was the son of Mr. George Thomson, who, with his brother James, founded the engineering business in 1845, and the shipbuilding in 1851-the former at Finnieston, on the north, and the latter at Govan, on the south bank of the Clyde.

James Thomson the elder died in 1866, and his brother George thereafter carried on the business with the assistance of his son James and his second son George, just deceased..."[More].


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