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.

Samuel Walker (1742-1792)

From Graces Guide

Son of Samuel Walker of Rotherham

1782 On the death of his father, Samuel II and his brothers took over the running of the company Samuel Walker and Co

1792 Samuel II provided in his will for the purchase of his interests in the family company by his three brothers for £41,000, with authorization to sell shares to his heir (presumably Samuel Walker III (1779-1851)), when he came of age.


See Also

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Sources of Information

  • History of Walker's foundries [1]
  • Samuel Walker MP (1779-1851) [2]