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.

Henry Heywood

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Henry Heywood (1842-1909) of Heywood Brothers and of Bell's Asbestos Co

1891 Living at Witla Court, Rumney, Mons: Henry Heywood (age 49 born Workson), Mineral Importer, Metal Agent?. With his wife Alice M. M. Heywood (age 43 born Workson) and their two children Gwendolen Heywood (age 18 born Cardiff) and P. Hamenefild Heywood (age 7 born Cardiff). Also his niece Mary E. Heywood (age 16 born Sheffield). Three servants.[1]


1909 Obituary [2]

HENRY HEYWOOD died at his residence, Whitla Court, Cardiff, on July 11, 1909.

Born in 1842, he was the eldest son of the late Mr. James Heywood, of Worksop, and went to Cardiff in 1870.

In 1872 he was joined in business by his brother, Mr. Charles Heywood, under the title of Heywood Bros., iron ore importers and agents. In early life he had spent some years in the engineering department of Messrs. John Brown, at Sheffield, and throughout his career he maintained a deep and active interest in engineering questions.

He was chairman of Bell's Asbestos Company, and a director of other industrial concerns, and was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1879.


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