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.

George Thompson (2)

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of George Thompson and Co, owners of the Aberdeen Line

c.1804 Born in Woolwich

Taken to Aberdeen before he was 2 years old.

Worked in the shipping office which later gave rise to the Aberdeen Steam Navigation Co

1830 Married

Founded the business that became George Thompson and Co

1847 Lord Provost of Aberdeen

1852-7 MP for Aberdeen

1895 Died age 91[1]


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Sources of Information

  1. The Times Apr. 12, 1895