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.

Robert Windsor-Clive

From Graces Guide

Robert George Windsor-Clive, 1st Earl of Plymouth GBE, CB, PC (27 August 1857 – 6 March 1923), known as The Lord Windsor between 1869 and 1905, was a British nobleman and Conservative politician.

First President of The Concrete Institute (now the Institution of Structural Engineers) between 1908 and 1910.

In 1913 he was responsible for purchasing The Crystal Palace for the nation

In 1918 he became the first President of the newly formed Birmingham Civic Society

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