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 150,706 pages of information and 235,205 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.

Allen West

From Graces Guide

Allen West (1877 - 1957), founder of Allen West and Co.

1894 Allen West started work at Ferranti's where he worked until 1899 when he joined up to fight in the Boer War.[1] Invalided out of the army, he went to Hove for convalescence where he met his wife-to-be, Miss Ida Kenyon-Stow.

1910 Founded Allen West and Co.

1933 Resigned as Managing Director but remained on the Board.

1953 Retired from the company.Cite error: The opening <ref> tag is malformed or has a bad name

1957 Died in his 80th year.

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 17 June 1953.