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 149,638 pages of information and 235,472 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.

John Stokes (1825-1902)

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Lieut-Gen Sir John Stokes RE (1825-1902)


1903 Obituary [1]

SIR JOHN STOKES, Lieutenant-General R.E. retired, K.C.B., died at his residence, Spring House, Ewell, Surrey, on the 17th November, 1902, after a long and useful career spent in the service of his country.

Born on the 17th June, 1825, he was the second son of the Rev. John Stokes, Vicar of Cobham, Kent.

After being educated at Rochester Proprietary School and at the Royal Military Academy,...[more]



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