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 149,921 pages of information and 235,419 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.

Ezra Sykes

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Ezra Sykes (c1849-1906)


1906 Obituary [1]

EZRA SYKES, the managing director of Messrs. John Sykes & Sons, Ltd., machine makers, Turnbridge, Huddersfield, died on January 1, 1906, at the age of fifty-seven, at his residence in Huddersfield. He had suffered for some time from the effects of an accident at the works of his firm on July 3, 1897. He was apprenticed to machine making with the firm of which he ultimately became managing director, when it was converted into a limited liability company.

He was a member of the Manchester Association of Engineers. He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1890.


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