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.

William Rhodes (3)

From Graces Guide

Born, son of James, a civil engineer, injured on the construction of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.

William took on his father’s business, that of a millwright and carpenter, when employed on the works of the Rochdale Canal. He employed his younger brother Thomas as an apprentice.

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Sources of Information

  • Obituary of Thomas Rhodes