Thomas Hargrave’s Time in Doylestown

Thomas Hargrave’s Time in Doylestown

While in Philadelphia, Thomas Hargrave was in the marble and granite monument business with his brother, John. John would later become owner of the property. Thomas Hargrave’s son, William, also was in the business partnership with his father.  William would continue in the marble business until his death in 1889. At that time, John P. […]

Marble Mason Thomas Hargrave Purchases Doylestown Property

Marble Mason Thomas Hargrave Purchases Doylestown Property

On March 23, 1855, Philadelphian Thomas Hargrave bought the lot and house for $1,600. Hargrave, a marble mason by profession, had come to Doylestown two years earlier to open a second establishment of his large marble monument business. He later became one of Doylestown’s most prominent businessmen. A native of Leeds in Yorkshire, England, Thomas […]