Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 133,821 pages of information and 211,931 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
Richard Copley Christie, barrister and university professor
Educated at Oxford University
1854-66 Professor of history, and later also of jurisprudence
1855-69 Also professor at Owens College, Manchester
1857 Called to the bar
1887 Joint legatee of Sir Joseph Whitworth