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 150,244 pages of information and 235,402 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.

T. Spittle

From Graces Guide
Photo in 2010 at Taunton Railway Station. Pipe marked GWR.
Mooring bollard at Bridgwater Docks

1849 Business established by Thomas Spittle at Cambrian Iron Foundry, Newport

Became Cambrian Foundry and Engineering Works

Six locomotives made between c.1875 and 1899. Two went to Devon Great Consols Mine

Ironfounders (example: mooring bollards at Bridgwater Docks)

1864 Thomas Spittle, Cambrian Iron Foundry, Newport, Monmouthshire.[1]

By 1882 was amongst the largest works in the district


See Also

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Sources of Information

  • British Steam Locomotive Builders by James W. Lowe. Published in 1975. ISBN 0-905100-816