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.

Nevil Smart

From Graces Guide

Finchley High Road

Previously of Bridge-Wharf, Hampstead Road and a coal merchant.[1]

Operated a tile and brick yards from the 1820s until the 1860s.[2]

1809 - By then he had also built four Georgian villas on Fortis Green.

1820s - He built two more villas near the working toll gate at the Old White Lion.

The by-products of the brick making was blackened, fused-together bricks called clinkers which were later used to build walls around East Finchley and Muswell Hill.[3]


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Sources of Information

  • [1]Article in The Archer