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.

Horatio Gibbs Powell

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Horatio Gibbs Powell (c1845-1909)


1909 Obituary [1]

HORATIO GIBBS POWELL died at his residence in Wolverhampton on February 17, 1909, at the age of sixty-four.

He was prominently associated with public and business affairs in the district. In early life he took a deep interest in the study of chemistry, and while in the employment of Messrs. T. & C. Clark of Wolverhampton, he made an important discovery regarding the enamelling of ironware. He was a member of the British Association, a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, and was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1890.


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