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.

Joseph Rhodes (1881- )

From Graces Guide

1881 Born in Morley

1897-1903 Apprentice with J. Rhodes and Son, Hope Foundry; his father was manager and principal of the firm.

1903 Superintendent, pattern making, R. H. Longbotham and Co, Wakefield

1904 Superintendent, pattern making, Taylor, Wordsworth and Co, Leeds

1905 Lecturer in Engineering, Gordon College, Khartoum

1906-10 Manager, Sudan government workshops, Khartoum

1911-16 Sudan Government education department

1917 Royal Engineers, temporary inspector of works

1918 Associate Member of I Mech E

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