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.

Harold Holcroft

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Harold Holcroft (c1851-1931) of Thomas Holcroft and Sons.


1919 Wrote a series of articles for The Engineer on the "Metamorphosis of The Locomotive".


1931 Obituary [1]

The death has also taken place at his residence in Wolverhampton in his eightieth year, of Mr. Harold Holcroft, managing director and chairman of Thomas Holcroft and Son, Ettingshall Foundry, near Wolverhampton. Mr. Holcroft, who had resided in Wolverhampton all his business life, had taken a keen interest in many Midland concerns. He was a director of Ruffords, Ltd., fire-brick manufacturers, Stourbridge; chairman of the Bilston Gas Company, and a director of the Willenhall Gas Company.


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