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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.

1939 Who's Who In Engineering: Name P

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Note: This is a sub-section of 1939 Who's Who in Engineering

PACKENHAM, E. W. A.M.I. Mech.E., A.C.G.I. 53, The Quadrant, Wimbledon, London, S.W.20. Chief Designer, StreamLine Filters, Ltd., Ingate Place, Battersea, S.W.8. Age: 34. Career: Apprent., H.M. Dockyard, Chatham; Medway Tech. Coll.; Royal Scholarship, City & Guilds. Tech. Asst., Stream-Line Filters, Ltd.

PACKSHAW, Savile. A.C.G.I., B.Sc., A.M.C.E. With The British Steel Piling Co., Ltd., Thames House, Millbank, S.W.1. Private address: Easton Court, Smith Street, S.W.3. Age: 34. Educ.: City & Guilds; formerly with Sir Douglas Fox and Partners.

PAGE, A. B.Sc., M.I.E.E., A.M. I.Mech.E. 84, Pendle Road, Streatham Park, S.W.16. Tech. Asst., Landis & Gyr., Ltd., North Acton, W.3.

PAGE, Sir Archibald. Kt., M.I. E.E., M.Inst.C.E. Chairman, Central Electy. Board, Trafalgar Buildings, 1, Charing Cross, London, S.W.1. Private address: Haworth, West Hill, Sanderstead, Surrey. Career: 1905-17, Deputy City Elect. Engr., Glasgow; 1917-20, Gen, Manager, Clyde Valley Elec. Power Co.; 1920-25, Electy. Commissioner; 1925-27, Dir. and Gen. Manager, County of London Elec. Supply Co., Ltd.; 1927 to date, C.E.B.; 1927-35, Gen. Manager, 1935 to date, Chairman.

PAGE, F. H. D. Signal Engr., Great Western Rly., Reading.

PAGE, M. J. A.M.Inst.C.E, A.M.Inst.M. & Cy.E., Testamur. County & Highway Dipl. 170 Christchurch Road, Newport, Mon. Senior Asst., Monmouthshire C.C. Age: 29. Career: Newport High Sch. and Tech. Coll.; Crumlin Tech. Coll.; Articled, Pontypool U.D.C.; With H. B. Ward, M.Sc., M.Inst.C.E. Consulting Engr., Liverpool.

PAGE, S. E. Wh.Ex., A.Inst.C.E. F.C.I.P.A. Consulting Engr. and Chartered Patent Agent, 27, Chancery Lane, London, W.C.2. Experience with Willans and Robinson Ltd., and Ashwell and Nesbit, Engrs., Leicester, prior to starting in private practice.

PAGET, C. G. A.M.I.E.E. Guildford House, Chatsworth Road, Croydon, Surrey. Consultant. Age: 64. Career: Charterhouse Sch.; King's Coll., London; Johnson & Phillips, Supt. Test Labs., Faraday House.

PAGETT, Harry. Li eut., R.E. (Retd.), A.M.Mech E Chief Air Compressor Designer, Belliss & Morcom, Ltd., Ledsam Street, Birmingham, 16. Age: 53. Career: Wollaston Nat. Sch., Stourbridge; Central Tech. Coll., Birmingham; Apprent. in workshop, Belliss & Morcom, Ltd., 1901-06; in their D.O., 1907-14; Lecturer in Eng., Birmingham Central Tech. Coll. and Kidderminster Sch. of Sc., 1909-14; R.E. (T.) Signals (Wireless), 1908-15; Commission, 1916; Lt., 1917; D.O., Belliss & Morcom, Ltd., 1919 to date. Member, Birmingham Assoc. of Mech. Engrs. Lecturer, Eng., Birmingham Cent. Tech. Coll. since 1920.

PAILIN, George. M.I.Mech.E., M.Am.S.M.E. Dir. and Chief Engr., Ferguson Pailin, Ltd., Higher Openshaw, Manchester, 11. Private address: Cranbourne, Smallshaw, Ashton-u-Lyne.

PAIN, Arthur C. M.Inst.C.E. Retired. Private address: St. Catherine's, Frimley, Surrey.

PAIN, A. W. A.M.I.Mech.E. 8, Hintlesham Avenue, Edgbaston, Birmingham, 15. Sales executive, Belliss & Morcom, Ltd., Ledsam Street Works, Birmingham. Age: 43. Career: Dean Close Sch., Cheltenham; apprent., Belliss & Morcom, Ltd.; R.E. Signals (Wireless) during war.

PAIN, Claude. M.Inst.C.E., M Cons.E. Consulting Engr., 17, Victoria Street, Westminster, London, S.W.1. Private address: Little Hill, Claremont Lane, Esher, Surrey. Man. Dir. and Engr., Mid-Wessex Water Co. and Lyme Regis District Water Co.

PAINE, G. R. A.M.I.E.E. 132, Clive Road, Enfield, Mdx. Maintenance Engr., B.B.C. Age: 45. Career: Wireless Tel. Dept., R.N., during war; 1919-20, L.C.C. Tramways sub-stations; 1920-23, Northampton Polytechnic; 1924-31, Teacher of Eng.,.Tech. Coll., Ipswich, Australia; Regd. Professional Elect. Engr. of Queensland, Australia.

PAINTER, L. E. M.I.Mech.E. Man. Dir., Painter Bros., Ltd., Hereford Steelworks, Hereford. Private address: Hillside, Broomy Hill, Hereford.

PAINTER, William James Albert. Wh.Sch, A.C.G. I., D.0., A.M. I.E.E. Communications Engr., Central Electy. Board, Grid House, St. Mary's Road, Leeds, 7. Private address: 10, Ontario Place, Leeds, 7. Age: 32. Career: Apprent., H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth; Educ.: H.M. Dockyard School, and City & Guilds as Whitworth and Kitchener Memorial Scholar; Engr., Standard Telephones & Cables, Ltd. (1928-33).

PALIN, E. M. B.A., A.M.I.Mech.E. 26, Whitworth Road, Ranmoor, Sheffield, 10. Excavator Production Manager, Newton, Chambers & Co., Ltd., Thorncliffe, Nr. Sheffield. Age: 38. Career: Shrewsbury Sch.; Clare Coll. (Cambs.); 1923-31, Ransomes & Rapier, Ltd., Ipswich, including 3 years on Bombay Office Staff; 1931-34, Priestman Bros., Ltd., Hull, Sales Development Manager; 1934-37, John Fowler & Co. (Leeds), Ltd., Cultivating Machinery Manager.

PALING, G. L. M.C., A.M.Inst. C.E., M.Inst.M. & Cy.E. Borough Engr. and Surveyor, Royal Borough of Kingston-upon-Thames. Age: 43. Career: Southwell Collegiate Grammar Sch.; Nottingham Univ. Coll.; Articles with Mr. Arthur Brown, M.Inst.C.E., late City Engr., Nottingham; Appointments with Auckland R.D.C.; Derby C.B.C.; Swansea C.B.C.; Mansfield B.C.; Chesterfield B.C.; Ilford B.C.

PALK, Edward. A.M.I.E.E Asst. Engr., Engr.-in-Chief's Office, Post Office Eng. Dept., G.P.O., London, E.C.1. Private address: 15, Kent Drive, Teddington, Middx. Age: 32. Associate of Reading Univ. With P.O. Eng. Dept. since leaving Coll.

PALLISTER, John W. A.M.Inst. C.E., M.Inst.Gas E., A.M.I.Struct.E. Gas Engr. and Manager, County Borough of Middlesbrough, Commercial Street, Middlesbrough. Private address: 48, Cambridge Road, Middlesbrough.

PALLOT, Arthur Charles. M.B.E., B.Sc. (Eng.), M.I.C.E, M.E.E, M. I.Mech.E., M.I.H.V.E. Engr., H.M. Office of Works. Author of "The Engineering Equipment of Buildings."

PALMER, J. A.11/I.Inst.C.E, A.M. Inst.M. & Cy.E. Senr. Eng. Asst., East Sussex C. C., County Hall, Lewes, Sussex.

PALMER, J. C. A.C.G., A.M.I Mech.E. 23, Stoke Park Road, Bishopstoke, Hants. Assistant to Manager, Loco. Works, Southern Rly. Co., Eastleigh. Age: 33.

PALMER, Lionel Stanley. D.Sc., Ph.D., M.I.E.E., F.Inst.P. Professor of Physics, The Univ. Coll. of Hull. Career: Univ. of Bristol, 1910-14 and 1918-19, army, 1915-18; Radio Engr. to Admiralty, 1919-21; Manchester Coll. of Tech., 1922-28; Univ. Coll. of Hull, 1928 to date. Books: "Wireless Principles and Practice" (1928), "Wireless Engineering" (1936) (Longmans).

PALMER, M. F. Assoc.M. Inst.0.E., A.M.I.Struct.E. Chief Engr., Joseph Westwood & Co., Ltd., Napier Yard, Millwall, E.14. Private address: 21, Ridgeway Drive, Bromley, Kent.

PALMER, Reginald William. A.M. I.E.E. Executive Engr. of Circuit Laboratory, Post Office Eng. Dept. (Telephone Branch), London, E.0.1. Private address: 3, Grey Close, London, N.W.11. Age: 34. Author of "Relays in automatic Telephony" (Pitmans)

PALMER, Robert Edward. O.B.E., B.A.Sc., (McGill), M.Inst.M.M. (Past President). Private practice as Consulting Mining Engr. Addresses: 6Q Bickenhall Mansions, Baker Street, London, W.1, 43, Platts Lane, N.W.3. Career: 1887, grad. McGill Univ., Montreal; 1887-1900, U.S.A. and British Columbia, Mining Engr.; 1900-14, Chief Mining Engr., Rio Tinto Mines, Spain; 1914-30, Consulting Mining Engr., Rio Tinto Co., London; 1916 to end of war, M. of M. Steel Dept. (awarded 0.B.E.); 1930 to date, general consulting work.

PALMER, W. L. F. A.M.Inst.0.E. District Surveyor, Bristol City Engr. 's Dept., West Town Depot., Shirehampton, Bristol. Age: 63. Career: Brighton House Sch., Redland; Bristol Univ.; Asst. Surveyor, Long Ashton, Som., 5 years; eng. asst. Bristol Corp., 9 years; Dist. Surveyor, 31 years. Holds exam. diplomas of Inst. C.E., Inst.M. & Cy.E., and Surveyors' Inst.

PALMER, W. T. B.Sc.,Hons. (Eng.), Wh.Ex., M.I.E.E. Asst. Suptg. Engr., P.O. Eng. Dept., (Eastern district), 100, Hills Road, Cambridge. Age: 40. Career: apprent. to elect. eng. in H.M. Dockyard, Devonport; Bristol Univ.; one time lecturer Northampton Polytechnic, London; 8 years on research at P.O. Labs., Dollis Hill. Author of "Outline Notes on Telephone Transmission" (Pitman).

PAM, Edgar. O.B.E., A.R.S.M. Consulting Engr., The Mond Nickel Co., Ltd., Thames House, Millbank, London, S.W.1. Private address: Ridge End, Wentworth, Virginia Water, Surrey. Careei: 1904-28, Central Mining Investment Corp., South Africa; 1928, present appointment.

PANNELL, E. V. M.I.A.E. Spell Land, Penns Lane, Walmley, Birmingham. Sales Developmental Engr., British Aluminium Co., Ltd. Age: 51. Career: St. Johns Coll., Brixton; Northampton Institute (diploma, Elect. Eng.). Pupil, B.T.H., Rugby; Designer with J. A. John A.G., Erfurt, Germany (Heating and ventilating engr.); joined the British Aluminium Co. in 1911; subsequently spent six years in Canadian branch and 10 years in New York office; 1 year in Japan developing high voltage transmission line design; later conducted special investigations tunnelling for hydro-electric work. Now specialising light alloy metallurgy. Author of "High Tension Line Practice" (treatise, Constable & Co.), etc.

PANNELL, John Percival Masterman. A.M.Inst.C.E., A.M.I.Mech.E. Engr. to the Board, Southampton Harbour Board, Town Quay, Southampton. Career: Apprent., G. D. Peters & Co., Ltd., Slough; Engr. 's Dept., G.W.R., 1922-1935.

PANNETT, E. A. A.M.I.E.E. 48, Southwick Street, Southwick, Brighton. Asst. Distribution Engr., Brighton Corp. Elec. Undertaking. Age: 35. Career: Grammar Sch., Horsham; Horsham Tech. Schs.; Tech. Coll., Northampton; trained Horsham U.D.C. Elec. Dept., and Mains Asst., 1921-24; Mains asst., Northampton Elec. Light and Power Co., 1924-31; present post since 1931.

PANNETT, W. E. A.M.I.E.E. With Installation Designs Division, Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Co., Ltd., Electra House, Victoria Embankment, W.0.2. Age: 42.

PANTON, S. J. A. A.M.I.Mech.E. 24, Ashridge Crescent, Shrewsbury Park, London, S.E.18. Tech. Asst., Royal Arsenal, Woolwich. Age: 35. Career: Derby Municipal Sec. Sch.; Apprent., L.M.S. Loco. Shops, Derby; Asst. Engr., Asiatic Petroleum Co., Bangkok; Tin Factory Engr., A.P.0., Singapore.

PANZETTA, F. M. A.M.I.Mech.E., F.R.I., M. J.Inst.E. 2, Broughton Gardens, Highgate, London, N.6. Works Manager, James Lyne Hancock, Ltd., Rubber engrs., 266, Goswell Road, London, E.C. Age: 40. Career: Reigate Grammar Sch.; City & Guilds; during war, Lieut. R.A.F., serving as Pilot in Egypt, etc.; trained in Rubber eng. with Geo. Spencer Moulton & Co.; subsequently Works Manager, Trowbridge Tyre and Rubber Co. Member of Councils, Inst. of Rubber Industry, and Junr. Inst.E.

PARAMOR, John. M.I.Mech.E. Man. Dir., Watford Eng. Works, Ltd., Lower High Street, Watford, Herts. Private address: 14, Kingsfield Road, Watford, Herts. Career: Started career with The Watford Eng. Works; followed on with 12 years as Engr. with the Chilean Govmt. for the erection of Lighthouses, Beacons, Buoys, etc.; returned to Watford in 1912 as Man. Dir., when the original works (which started in 1827) was converted into a limited company as The Watford Eng. Works, Ltd.

PARIS, S. A. B.Sc. (Eng.), A.C.G.I., A.M.Inst.C.E 44, Skipton Road, Harrogate. 2nd Asst. to Gilbert Ness, Esq., M.I. Struct.E., Consulting Engr., 17, Parliament Street, Harrogate to end 1938; thereafter Designer F. C. Constr. Co. Ltd. Age: 36. Ed. Dulwich Coll., 1915-18; City & Guilds, 1919-22; service with: Christiani and Nielsen; Dorman, Long & Co.; A. D. Dawnay & Sons; AngloPersian Oil (in Persia); G.E.C.; Dr. Oscar Faber, etc.

PARK, James H. W. 0.B.E B.Sc., M.Inst.C.E. Address: 18, Tyson Road, Forest Hill, London, S.E.23. Career: Graduated Edin., 1887; apprent., Messrs. Leslie and Reid of that city; from 1892 to 1900, engaged on water supply, surveying, erection of machinery, etc., in Great Britain, Australia and the U.S.A.; appointed Irrigation Engr. in Ceylon in November, 1900; Colonial Civil Engr., British Guiana, June 1908; Dir. of Public Works, Jamaica, August, 1913; Colonial Engr., Straits Settlements, May, 1921; retired June, 1927. A member of the Lewisham Borough Council.

PARK, John Grimes. A.M.E.E, A.Amer.I.E.E., A.I.I.A. Senr. Asst., Mains Egr., North, Metropolitan Elec. Power Supply Co., Ltd., 13/15, Friern Barnet Road, New Southgate, London. Private address: Dalton, Parkgate Avenue, Hadley Wood, Barnet, Herts. Career: Manchester Univ.; Lancs. E. P. Co.; Elect. Board for N. Ireland; Metropolitan E. S. Co., Ltd.

PARKER, C. A.M.Mech.E. 10, Heather Road, West Smethwick, Staffs. Research Engr., Henry Hope & Sons, Ltd., Smethwick. Age: 33. Career: Sheffield Tech. Sch.; Sheffield Univ.; 1920-31, apprent., Engr. and Draughtsman, Thos. Firth & Sons, Ltd., Sheffield; 1931-32, Mech. Engr., Samuel Fox & Co., Stocksbridge; Part-time Teacher of Practical Maths. and Machine Drawing, Smethwick Municipal Coll. and Evening Insts.

PARKER, G. Clayton. A.M.I. Mar.E., Chartered Marine Engr., B.O.T. Shift Engr., Southport and District Water Board, Bickerstaffe Pumping Station, Nr. Ormskirk. Private address: 2, Simonswood Lane, Royal Oak, Nr. Ormskirk, Lancs. Age: 34. Career: Liverpool Cent. Tech. Sch.; apprent., Keighley Gas & Oil Engine Co., and Blackstones, Ltd.; Pupilage (Waterworks and pumping), Hathorn, Davey & Co., Ltd.; Mar. Engr., Blue Star Line; Waterworks asst., Ormskirk U.D.C.

PARKER, H. C. M.B.E. A.M.I.E.E., 31, Allington Road, Hendon, N.W.4. Director, Thos. de la Rue & Co., Ltd., Plastics Division, Bunhill Row, E.C.1. Age: 48.

PARKER, J. A. B.Sc., M.Inst.C.E. 76, Rubislaw Den North, Aberdeen. Born: 1864. Career: Glasgow High Sch. and Univ.; training under Mr. John Strain; Contractors' engr., new rlys., Edinburgh and Glasgow; Res. Engr. on widening of main line,. S.E. Rly., and asst. in charge New Works; 1907-26, Chief Engr., Gt. North of Scotland Rly.

PARKER, J. E. A.M.I.E.E. 26, Aldboro Road, Seven Kings, Essex. Illuminating Engr., The General Elec. Co., Ltd., Magnet House, Kingsway, W.C.2.

PARKER, J. H. M.I.E.E. Elect. Engr. (Distribution), London Passenger Transport Board, 55, Broadway, S.W.1. Age: 57. Career: Royal Tech. Coll., Glasgow; apprent., Alley & McLellan, Glasgow; 1904-15, Draughtsman to Chief Asst. Engr., Greenock Corp. Elect. Dept.; 1915-25, Deputy Elect. Engr., Croydon Corp.; 1925-1930, Chief Elect. Engr. and Transport Manager, West Hartlepool Corp.; 1930-33, Elect. Engr., L.C.C. Tramways; 1933 to date, L.P.T.B., first as Elect. Engr., Tramways, and now as Elect. Engr. (Distribution) for Tramways and Tubes.

PARKER, Sidney Stuart. Tech. Dir., John Nicholson & Sons (Sheffield), Ltd., Mowbray Steel Works, Mowbray Street, Sheffield. Private address: 47, Woodholm Road, Sheffield, 11. Career: Steel Manager, Moses Eadon & Sons, Ltd.; Manager of Special Steel Dept. at Vickers, Ltd., including all crucible and elec. steels —supervised erection and starting of the elec. steel furnaces in 1907, and had charge for 15 years.

PARKER, W. M.Inst.C.E. Hartley Cottage, 23, River Mount, Walton on Thames, Surrey. Chief Mech. and Elect. Engr., Middlesex C. C., West Middlesex Main Drainage.

PARKER, William Alexander. D.S.O., J.P., M.Inst.C.E. Partner, Parker, Gordon & Ogilvie, 3, Palmerston Place, Edinburgh, 12. Private address: 10, Dean Park. Crescent, Edinburgh, 4. Career: apprent., the late Sir W. R. Copland, M.Inst. C.E., Glasgow; Asst., Clyde Navigation Trust; Gen. Manager and Engr., The Tarapaca Water Works Co., Ltd., Chile.

PARKER, W. A. H. A.M.I.E.E., Assoc.A.I.E.E. "Langford," Pirton Lane, Churchdown, Gloucester. Sales Engr., West Gloucestershire Power Co., Ltd., 126, London Road, Gloucester. Age: 48. Career: Swindon and N. Wilts. Tech. Coll., 3 years; Apprent., Electromotors, Ltd., Manchester, 4 years; Elect. Asst., Farnworth U.D.C. Elect. Dept., 4 years; Asst. Engr., Heywood Corp. Elect. Dept., 3 years; Meter Engr., 3 years, and Construct. Engr., 4 years, Lancs. Elec. Power Co., Ltd.

PARKES, A. J. M.C., A.M.Inst.C.E. The Manor House, Oaken, Nr. Wolverhampton. Managing Director, Josiah Parkes & Sons, Ltd., Union Works, Willenhall, Staffs. Age: 47.

PARKIN, G. W. M.Eng., A.M.I. L.E. Eng. Supt., Mersey Rly. Co., Central Station, Birkenhead. Age: 39. Ed., Blackpool Secondary Sch. and Faculty of Eng., Liverpool Univ.

PARKIN, H. J. B.Eng., A. M. I. Mech.E., M.I. & S.I. Sharples, Clifton Lane, Rotherham. Director and Engr., Rotherham Forge & Rolling Mills Co., Ltd., Rotherham. Age: 34. Career: Oundle Sch., 191823; Sheffield Univ., 1923-26; Apprent., Ruston & Hornsby, Ltd., Lincoln, 1926-28; from 1928, Rotherham Forge & Rolling Mills Co., Ltd.; appointed Engr., 1936; Director, 1938.

PARKINSON, Arthur Muir. B.Sc. (Eng.) (Lond.), A.M.I.E.E. Head of Eng. Dept., L.C.C. Hackney Tech. Inst., Dalston Lane, E.8. Private address: 53, Montalt Road, Woodford Green, Essex. Age: 42. Career: Brighton Tech. Coll.; Apprent., Metropolitan-Vickers Elec. Co., Ltd.; Engr., Metropolitan-Vickers, 1921; Lecturer, Battersea Polytechnic, 1921-1926.

PARKINSON, Bernard Robert. M.I.Mech.E., Hon.M.Inst.Gas E. Tech. Dir., Parkinson & Cowan, Ltd., Fitzalan Street Works, Kennington Road, S.E.11. Private address: Ch is le hurst, Cam let Way, Hadley Wood. Career: New Coll., Eastbourne; Univ. Coll., London. Pupilage, Birmingham Gasworks. Specialises in Gas Distribution; inventor of the "ExpansionNipple, " etc. Books: "Distribution by Steel" (Benn).

PARKINSON, F. M.I.E.E. Charters, Sunninghill, Ascot, Berks. Chairman and Managing Director, Crompton Parkinson, Ltd., Chelmsford, Guiseley and London. Age: 51. Founded firm of F. & A. Parkinson, Ltd., Guiseley, later amalgamating with Crompton & Co., then British Electric Transformer Co., and finally acquiring Derby Cables, Ltd.

PARKINSON, George R. J. M.I. E.E. Director, Midland Elec. Corp. for Power Distribution, Ltd., Ocker Hill, Tipton. Private address: Yewdale Park Road, Hagley, Worcs. Retired in 1934 from position of Manager and Engr. to Midland Elec. Corp. for Power Distribution, Ltd., after 32 years with that company; appointed Dir. on retirement. Chairman, 1934-37, West Midlands J.E.A.; Chairman and Vice Chairman alternately for last 8 years, District Industrial Council for Elec. Supply Industry, No. 5 Area.

PARNALL, Engr. Rear-Admiral Walter Rudolph. C.B.,M.I.Mech.E., M.I.N.A., M.I.Mar.E London Representative, The Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co., Ltd., 56 Victoria Street, S.W.1.

PARNELL, S. J. B.Sc. (Hons.), A.M.Inst.C.E., A.M.Inst.M.& Cy.E. Yendor, Southampton Road, Lymington, Hants. Asst. Engr., Harrow U.D.C. Age: 29. Career: King Edward's Sch., Birmingham; Birmingham Univ.; appointments with Bournemouth C. B.; City of Exeter; Borough of Cambridge.

PARR, Percy. B.Sc., A.M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.M. & Cy.E., A.M.T.P.I. Borough Engr. and Surveyor, and Architect to Education Committee, Beckenham, to early 1939. Private address: 71, Elwill Way, Beckenham. Age: 42. Career: Manchester Univ.; Senr.1E-ng. Asst. at Rotherham, Coventry and Liverpool; Engr. and Surveyor, Bebington U.D.C. and "EngrColdfield. From 19 City 1"Engr. Newcastle-on -Tyne 7'

PARR-DUDLEY, E. A. A.M.I.E.E. 21, Woodend, Sutton, Surrey. Director and Sales Manager, Stockton Chemical Engrs. and Riley Boilers Ltd., Stockton-on-Tees and London. Age: 40. Career: Cranbrook Sch., Kent; trained, Faraday House, Plenty & Son, Ltd., Newbury, and Bruce Peebles & Co., Ltd. Served in various capacities with Bruce Peebles, Vickers-Petters, Ltd., Petters, Ltd., and Baker Perkins, Ltd.; War service in 27th London Elect. Engrs., and R.A.F. Pilot; now serving in R.E. (T.A.), Rank, Major

PARRATT, H. S. B.Sc. (Hons.), Assoc.M. Inst.0.E., M.Inst.M. & Cy.E. Deputy Borough Engr. and Surveyor, Bootle Corp., Liverpool, 20. Private addyess: 31, Abbotsford Gardens, Blundellsands, Liverpool, 23. Ed.: Leeds Univ.; appointments at Ilkley, Crompton and Accrington.

PARROTT, Ernest George. A.M.I.E.E. Engr., British Thomson Houston Co. Private address: Abingdon, Balsall Common, Warwickshire.

PARROTT, Horace Bailey. A.M.Inst.C.E. District Manager, The British Oxygen Co., Ltd., Wembley, Middx. Private address: 40, Flambard Road, Harrow, Mddx.

PARRY, D. S. A.M.I.E.E. In charge of Sales Dept., Switchgear & Cowans, Ltd., Elsinore Road, Old Trafford, Manchester. Age: 43.

PARRY, John Owen. J. P., F.S.I., F.A, M.I.Struct.E., M.I.Mun & Cy.E., M.R.S.I. Consulting Civil Engr. in Private Practice, Arcade Chambers, Ammanford, Carm. Private address: 61, College Street, Ammanford. Age: 57. Career: Articled to the late I. Arnold, A.M.Inst.C.E., Llanelly; Eng. Asst., Cape Town Corp. (S.A.); Asst. City Engr., Pietermaritzberg, Natal.

PARRY, W. A.M.I.E.E. Tech. and Works Manager, Bryce, Ltd., Transformer and Condenser Dept., Hackbridge, Surrey.

PARRY, William. M.Eng., M.I.E.E. Consulting Engr., 67, Farnworth Street, Kensington, Liverpool, 6. Private address: "Scaur," Birkenhead Road, Gt. Meols, Hoylake, Wirral. Age: 53. Career: Liverpool Inst.; Liverpool Univ.; 1911-14, British Westinghouse Elec. & Mfg. Co.; 1914-19, War service and British Dyes, Ltd. (M. of M.); 1919-29, Metro-Vick. Elec. Co., Ltd., A.C. Designer. Hon. Sec. I.E.E., Mersey and North Wales (Liverpool) Centre.

PARSONAGE, William Rawlett B.Sc., Eng. (Lond.), M.I.Mech.E. Emeritus Principal, Chesterfield Tech. Coll. (Derbyshire C.C.), Chesterfield. Private address: "Fermoy" Stourbridge Road, Bromsgrove. Career: Apprent., G. E. Belliss & Co., Ltd., Birmingham. Ex-Lieut., R.N.V.R.; ex-Capt. Tech., R.A.F. Book: "A Short Biography of Geo. Stephenson."

PARSONS, Hon, Geoffry L. M.A., M.N.E.C.Inst., A.M.Inst.C.E., M.I. N.A. Chairman, Parsons Marine Steam Turbine Co., Ltd., Turbinia Works, Wallsend-on-Tyne. Private address: The Manor House, Froyle, Alton, Hants. J.P., County of Southampton. Edited and published the Scientific Papers and Addresses of the Hon. Sir Charles A. Parsons, 1935.

PARSONS, I. H. M.I.E.E. Managing Director, Gent & Co., Ltd., Faraday Works, Leicester. Age: 69.

PARSONS, R. A. A.M.I.E.E. Elect. Engr. and Contractor, 49, Westgate Street and Bull Lane, Gloucester. Age: 63. Career: Merchant Venturers Tech. Coll.; apprent., King, Mendham and Co., Bristol. Collector of the "Parsons" collection of elect. antiques, now installed in Crabtree's works, Walsall. Mem. of Council, E.C.A. Articles under name of "Pilgrim Two."

PARSONS, S. A. J. A.M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.P.E 66, Windy Arbour, Kenilworth. Planning Engr., Fuel Injection Dept., Lockheed Hydraulic Brake Co., Ltd., Leamington Spa.• Age: 30. Career: Leicester House Sch., Carshalton; Croydon Cent. Polytechnic; Apprent., Hudson and Blake, Mitcham; 1 year with E. T. Pearson & Co. Ltd, as Fitter; 2 years, Vickers-Armstrong, Ltd., Draughtsman; Plant Draughtsman, Hackbridge Cable Co., Ltd.; Chief Draughtsman, Tool D.O., Bryce, Ltd., Hackbridge.

PARTINGTON, F. W. B.Sc., A.M.I.Mech.E. Vice-Principal and Head of Eng. Dept., Merchant Venturers' Tech. Coll., Bristol, 1. Age: 46. Educ.: Manchester Univ.; War service, S. Lancs. Regt., R.F.C. and R.A.F.; Final Rank, Captain. Hon. Sec., Yorkshire Branch, I.Mech.E., 1929-31; Hon. Sec., Western Branch, I. Mech.E., 1933-38; Eng. Lecturer, Hull Tech. Coll., 1919 and Bradford Tech. Coll., 1920-31. Author of revised edition of Charnock's "Mechanical Technology."

PARTRIDGE, C. F. M. I.E.E., B.Sc. Head of Elect. Eng. Dept., Central Tech. Coll., Suffolk Street, Birmingham. Age: 46. Career: King Edward 's, Stourbridge; Univ., Edinburgh (Carnegie Research Scholar); Training, Fore River Shipbuilding Co., Mass., U.S.A.; Callender Cable and Construction Co., Ltd.; Asst. Lecturer, Univ. Coll., N. Wales; Head of Elect. Eng. Dept., Leeds Coll. of Tech.

PARTRIDGE, Major Edward Henry William. 0.B.E., M.I.Mech. E., M.I.A.E. Chief Mech. Transport Engr. to the High Commissioner for India, India Stores Dept., Belvedere Road, Lon don, S.E. Private address: 61, Lee Park, Blackheath, London, S.E.3. Career: Uppingham; Potora Royal School; Univ. Coll. and City and Guilds. Thames Iron Works; Bergtheil & Young; Mica Insulator Co.; Ceipel & Lange; Southern Automobiles, Ltd. War service: from Aug. 1914, War Office; Inspection Branch, India Stores Depot.

PARTRIDGE, Frederick Alfred. B.Sc. (Eng.) London, A.C.G.I., Assoc. M.Inst.C.E. Chief Designing Engr., Braithwaite & Co. (Engrs.), Ltd., Horseferry House, Horseferry Road, Westminster, S.W. 1 Private address: 12, The Ridge, Surbiton, Surrey. Age: 39. Career: City & Guilds; Imperial Coll. of Sc. and Tech., 1919-1921 (Governors' Scholarship). Asst. Engr., Sir Douglas Fox and Partners, 1922-1926, and Dorman, Long & Co., 1926-1934. Lecturer in advanced Steel Structures to Post-Graduate Students City & Guilds.

PARTRIDGE, Margaret M. B.Sc., A.M.I.E.E. Osborne Hotel, Exeter. Consulting Engr., collaborating with Dr. J. A. Purves, F.R.S.E., 15, Queens Terrace, Exeter, and 13,Victoria Street,S.W.1. Age: 46. Career: Bedford High Sch.; Bedford Coll.; etc. 1921-32, Managing Director of M. Partridge & Co., Ltd. Compiler of Elect. Handbook for Women.

PARTRIDGE, Norman G. R. B.Sc. (Eng.) Lond., A.M.I.E.E. Mfr. of transformers (mains and audio) for amplifiers, radio and commercial use. Business address: Kings Buildings, Dean Stanley Street, London, S.W.1. Private address: 17, Westfield Road, Beckenham, Kent. Age: 38. Career: Univ. of London; Tech. Asst.' Telegraph Construction and Maintenance Co., Ltd., and subsequently manager of Cable Cone Repair Dept. Present business was started in 1932, An authority on "Public Address" (amplification of speech and music). and inventor of the "Partridge Control Valve" which was purchased by Mullard Wireless Service Co., Ltd. Author of "The Partridge P.A. Manual" and "Partridge Amplifier Circuits."

PATCHETT, H. T. Works Manager, Higgs Motors, Ltd., Witton, Birmingham. Private address: 38, Underwood Road, Handsworth Wood, Birmingham, 20.

PATEMAN, A. M.Mech.E. Director and General Manager, Imperial Typewriter Co., Ltd., Leicester.

PATERSON, Alexander Robert. M.I.Mar.E, A.M.I.Mech.E. Engr. Surveyor, General Accident, Fire and Life Assurance Co., Ltd., General Buildings, 99, Aldwych, London, W.C.2. Private address: 19, Cascade Avenue, Muswell Hill, London, N.10. Age: 39. Career: Glasgow Tech. Coll.; Glasgow Univ.; apprent., David Rowan & Co., Ltd., Glasgow. Engr. in various vessels of Alfred Holt & Co., Liverpool. Engr. Surveyor in London since 1928.

PATERSON, Arthur Gordon. A.M.I.Mar.E., Grd.I.E.E., A.R.T.C. (Salford), F.T.S. Consulting Engr., also Chairman, The Clifton. Ladder Co., Ltd., The "Timber Yard, " Clifton, Manchester. Private address: 30, Grange Drive, Monton Green, Eccles, Lancs. Career: Royal Tech. Coll., Salford; Apprent., Joseph Berry, Ltd., Swinton; Marine Engr., A. Holt & Co., (Blue Funnel Line); Tech. and Acoustical Surveyor, Western Elec. Co., Ltd. Founder Member, Television Soc.

PATERSON, Clifford Copland. O.B.E., D.Sc., Hons. Birm., M.Inst. C.E., M.I.E.E., F.Inst.P. "Waldringfield," 17, Green Lane, Oxhey, Herts. Founder (1919) and Director, Research Laboratories of the G.E.C., Ltd., Wembley, Mddx. Age: 59. Formerly Principal Asst., National Physical Laboratory (from. 1902). Past Pres., I.E.E., Internat. Illumination Commsn., Illuminating Eng. Soc., Junr. Inst.E., Elect. Research Assoc.; Pres., Inst. of Physics, 1937-38; Vice-Pres., Royal Instn. and R. Soc. Arts; Chairman, Deptl. C'mtee. on Navigation Lights and Illumination C 'tee., D.S.I.R.; Member, Deptl. C 'tee., Min, of Transport, on Street Lighting. Author and co-author of numerous technical papers, etc.

PATERSON, David Cherry. M.I.Mech.E. Managing Director, Paterson Hughes Eng. Co., Ltd., Windsor House, Victoria Street, London, S.W.1. ' Age: 50. Ed.: Royal Tech. Coll., Glasgow; Served 4 years with R.E. during the war (Captain); Director of Paterson Hughes Eng. Co., Ltd., since 1920.

PATERSON, H. M.I.E.E. With Metro-Vick. Elec. Co., Ltd., Metrovick House, Northumberland Road, Newcastle-on-Tyne.

PATERSON, John Hamilton. D.Sc., F.I.C. Man. Dir., Murex Welding Processes, Ltd., Hertford Road, Waltham Cross, Herts. Private address: 11, Bramford Court, Southgate, London, N.14.

PATERSON, Leslie Martin, A.C. G.I., M.Inst.C.E. Man. Dir., The Bifurcated and Tubular Rivet Co., Ltd., Aylesbury, Bucks. Private address: "Fox Hill," Aylesbury, Bucks. Age: 48. Career: Hartley Univ. Coll., Southampton; City and Guilds; Trainee, L. & S.W.RIy. Loco Works, Eastleigh, and Rolls-Royce Works, Derby. 1912-1914, North of England Inspector for Rolls-Royce, Ltd.; 1914-1918 in H.M. Army, with 10th H.L.I. and afterwards the M.G. Corps. Authority on Automatic Machinery, especially with regard to the feeding and setting of Bifurcated and Tubular Rivets.

PATERSON, R. C. A.M.I.E.E., M.Inst.P.T. "Strathyre," The Avenue, Hatch End, Mdx. Director and General Manager, Berry Wiggins & Co., Ltd., Water Lane, Stratford, E.15. Career: apprent., Barr & Stroud, Ltd., Glasgow; asst. works manager, Mathematical Instrument office, Survey of India, Calcutta, and T. Cooke & Sons, York; Manager of branch works, Joseph Lucas Ltd.; General manager, C. A. Vandervell & Co., Ltd.

PATERSON, Walter Saunders. M.I.Mech.E., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E. Retired. Private address: 27, St. Stephen's Road, London, W.13. Born: 1857. Career: Articled to late William Stroudley, NI.Inst.C.E.; Pupil and asst. Loco and Mar. Dept., 1875-82; Asst. Engr., Bombay Burmah Trading Corp., Rangoon, 1882-88; Chief Engr., 1888-1901, including 2i years Govmt. Eng. Surveyor, Indian Steamship Act, and 11 years Govmt. Insp. Boilers and Prime Movers Act 1882. 23 years in Volunteer Force; Long Service Medal, 1900; retired Major Commandant, Rangoon Vol. Artillery; J901-29 in service of Egyptian and Sudan Govmts. as Asst., Chief Inspector, Acting Agent and Deputy Chief Insp. Engr.; retired, 1929.

PATEY, A. P. M.I.E.E., M.I.Mech.E. Consulting Engr., 12, Stratford Place, London, W.1. Age: 66. Career: articled, Ronald Scott Eng. Works, Acton, and Brush Elec. Eng. Co.; City & Guilds; R. Coll. of Sc.; outside erection engr., Brush Elec. Eng. Co.; Engr. to Holborn and Frascati, 1898-1901; 1901-32, 1st class Engr., H.M. Office of Works, responsible for Royal Palaces, Royal Parks, Sc. Bldgs., Houses of Parliament (Res. Engr., 1901-06), Diplomatic and Consular bldgs.; private practice since 1932.

PATMORE, Sydney John. A.M. I.E.E., M.E.S., Associate Member Association Public Lighting Engrs. Tech. Sales Development Engr., The General Elec. Co., Ltd., Magnet House, Kingsway, London, W.C.2. Private address: 64, The Grove, Edgware, Middlesex. Age: 32. Career: Regent Street Polytechnic; Apprent., Park Royal Eng. Works, Ltd. Improvership and Switchgear Test Engr., B.T.-H. Co., Willesden. Chairman of Joint Committee for Transport Industry on Illumination of Public Service Vehicles; Member of Council of Tramways, Light Rlys., and Transport Assocn.; Member of Council o I the Conjoint Conference on Public Utility Assocns. Book: " Changeover of D.C. Supply Systems to A.C. Distributions." (Pitman)

PATON, A. P. B.Sc., A.M.I.E.E., A.M.I.Mech.E. The British Elec. and Allied Industries Research Assoc. (E.R.A.), 15, Savoy Street, W.C.2.

PATON, J. T. A.M.I.Mech.E. 1, Bell Street, Dundee. Tech. Representative, Douglas Fraser & Sons, Ltd., Westburn Foundry, Arbroath. Age: 44. Career: apprent., Barry, Henry & Cook, Ltd., Aberdeen; after experience elsewhere, returned to this firm as Chief Draughtsman for about 2 years; Chief Draughtsman, C. F. Wilson & Co., Ltd., Aberdeen; Leading Sectional Draughtsman on Power Transmission and General Eng. Works Plant, Douglas Fraser & Sons, Ltd., from which position was appointed their Tech. Representative in Dundee.

PATON, James. B.Sc., Wh.Ex., M.I. & S.I. Director and General Manager, Dowson & Mason Gas Plant Co., Ltd., Levenshulme, Manchester. Private address: 8, York Road, Heaton Moor, Stockport. Age: 64. Career: Glasgow and West of Scotland Tech. Coll.; Glasgow Univ.; General Manager, Gas Power & Bye-Products Co., Ltd.; Works Engr., Wm. Beardmore & Co., Ltd., Glasgow.

PATRICK, E. R. Ph.D., B. Eng. A.1Vi. I. Mech.E., A.M.E.E. 21, Walleys Drive, Basford, Newcastle, Staffs. Head of the Eng. Dept., North Staffordshire Tech. Coll., Career: Stoke-on-Trent. Age: 38. Formerly Research Fellow, Liverpool Univ.; Lecturer in Mech. Eng., Cardiff Tech. Coll.; Head of Eng. Dept., Hull Mun. Tech. Coll.

PATRICK, J. S. M.Sc. A.M.I.Mech.E. Engr., Shell Laboratories, 25, Bagsleys Lane, Fulham. Age: 34. Career: Glasgow Univ., 1926; Ford Motor Co., 1926-28; Ethyl Gasoline Corp., U.S.A., 1928-30; Albion Motor Co., 1930-31; Massachusetts Inst. of Tech., 1931; Lecturer, Univ. of Durham, 1932-37.

PATTERSON, Charles. F.R.S.E., M.I.Mech.E., M.I.Mar.E., F.S.A. (Scot.). Principal of Leith Tech. Coll.; Lecturer in Mech. Eng., Design and Theory of Machines, The Univ., Edinburgh. Private address: 22, Dudley Terrace, Trinity, Edinburgh, 6. Career: Served on the Tech. Staffs of Brown Bros. & Co., Ltd., Rosebank Ironworks, Edinburgh; Ramage & Ferguson, Ltd., Shipbuilders and Engrs.; and Hawthorns & Co., Ltd., Leith; Leith Tech. Coll., appointed as Lecturer 1913, Head of the Dept. of Eng., 1930, and now Principal of the Coll. (appointed 1937). Public Lectures: "Naval History and Scapa Flow," "The Raising of the German Fleet at Scapa Flow, ' "St. George's Day, 1918-Zeebrugge."

PATTISON, R. B.Sc., A.0.G.I., D.I.C., Wh.Sc., A.M.I.Mech.E. Head of Eng. Dept., Municipal Coll.. Burnley. Age: 35. Career: City & Guilds, 1923-26; Lecturer in Mech. Eng. at Birmingham Cent. Tech. Coll., 1928-31; Chief Lecturer in Mech. Eng. at Leicester Coll. of Technology, 1931-38.

PAUL, C. S. T. A.M.I.E.E., A.M.Mech.E Personal asst. to P. H. N. Ulander who is a Director of James Howden & Co. (Land), Ltd., Caxton House, Westminster, S.W.1. Age: 33. Career: apprent., B.T.H. Co.; 1926-35, Yorkshire Elec. Power Co., finally as asst. to P. S. Construction Supt.; James Howden staff, 1935.

PAUL, Herbert J. M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.W.E. Engr., River Ouse (Yorks) Catchment Board, Central Bank Chambers, Infirmary Street, Leeds. Private address: 7, Moorland Drive, Leeds, 7.

PAULIN, George Henry. M.I. Mech.E., M.I.Mar.E. Chief Engr., Internal Combustion Engine Dept., The English Elec. Co., Ltd., Willans Works, Rugby. Private address: "Cottesloe," Bilton, Rugby. Career: Educ.: Melbourne, and Fremantle, Australia; training with Western Australian Govmt. Rlys., also W.A., P.W.D.; served with Bewick, Moreing & Co., Mining Engrs.; at sea for 2 years; joined Willans & Robinson, Ltd., Rugby, Feb., 1914. Connected with Diesel Engine design and mfr. since that date. Sec., Rugby Engineering Society for 14 years; Member of I.C.E. Group Committee I.Mech.E.; Member of Engineering Advisory Committee (Rugby) Warwickshire C.C. (Further Education).

PAVITT, A. H. A.C.G.F.C., A.M. Inst.C.E., M.Inst.M. & Cy.E. Engr. and Surveyor, Felixstowe U.D.C., Town Hall, Felixstowe. Age: 38. Career: Highgate School; City & Guilds; 1928-32, Chief Eng. Asst., Gt. Yarmouth; 1932, Engr. and Surveyor, Felixstowe.

PAWLEY, Edward Lewis Ellman. M.Sc. (Eng.), A.C.G.I., D.I.C., A.M. I.E.E. Asst., Overseas and Eng. Information Dept., British Broadcasting Corp., Broadcasting House, London, W.1. Private address: 42, Ossulton Way, London, N.2. Age: 32. Career: City & Guilds; European Eng. Dept., Intl. Standard Elec. Corp., 1926-31.

PAXMAN, Edward Philip. M.A. (Cantab.), F.R.S.A., M.I.Mar.E. Tech. Director, Davey, Paxman & Co. (Colchester), Ltd., Standard Ironworks, Colchester. Age: 37. Career: Oundle Sch.; St. John's Coll., Cambridge; Apprent., Metropolitan-Vickers Elec. Co. and Blackstone & Co., Ltd., Stamford; 1926, Chief Designer; 1930, Chief Engr., and 1932, Joint Managing Director, Davey, Paxman & Co. (Colchester), Ltd. Member, Grand Council, F.B.I., Research and Standardisation C'tee., I.A.E., Diesel Operating Panel of Inst. Pet. Tech. and on Tech. C'tee. on Prime Movers B.S.I, also D.E.0.A, and I.M.E.

PAYN, Harry. A.M.I.E.E. Engr. and Manager, The Boston and Distric Elec. Supply Co., Ltd., Besco House, Boston, Lincs. Private address: Faraday Lodge, 37, Linden Way, Boston, Lincs. Age: 43. Career: Univ. Coll., Exeter; Edmundson's Elect. Corp. (pupil); Dover Electy. Works; Epsom Electy. Works (Junr.); London Elec. Engrs., R.E. (T.F.) and war service; Musselburgh and District Elec. Light and Traction Co., Ltd., (Chief Asst.); Northwood Elec. Light & Power Co., Ltd. (Engr. and Manager).

PAYNE, Norman Burket. A.M. I.E.E. Chief Asst., Albion T. Snell & Partners, Suffolk House, 5, Laurence Pountney Hill, Cannon Street, E.C. Private address: 39, Queenswood Avenue, Wallington, Surrey. Age: 42. Apprent. and draughtsman, Albion T. Snell and Partners; short period with Elec. Contractors; 1914-19, Infantry and R.E. (Light Rlys. E.E.F.).

PAYNE, W. S. A.M.Inst.0 E, A.M.Inst.M. & Cy.E. 2, Portland Road, St. James' Park, Bath. Deputy County Surveyor, Wiltshire C. C. Age: 41. Career: articled to Geo. W. Warr, Esq., F.S.I., etc., Engr. and Surveyor, Southwick; Eng. asst., West Sussex C. C.; Surveyor, Marlow-on-Thames U.D.C.; Divisional Surveyor, Wiltshire C. C. and later Chief Asst., Surveyor's Dept.

PAYNTER, Frank Reginald. Assoc.M.Inst.C.E. (Miller prizeman). Bridge Eng. Asst., Norfolk C.C., Stracey Road, Norwich. Private address: "The Pele," Cotman Road, Norwich. Age: 29. Training: Messrs. L. G. Mouchel and Partners and later Eng. Asst.

PAYNTER, W. L. A.M.I.Mech.E., F.M.T. 10, King Edward Bridge, Newcastleon-Tyne, 1. Mfr. of Trailer Fire Pumps, Trailer Hitches, Fire Extinguishing apparatus; Servicing Agent, Gardner Diesel Engs. Age: 61. Career: Congregational Sch., Caterham; Rutherford Coll.; apprent., Philip & Sons, Simpson Strickland & Co.; Deptl. Manager, R. & W. Hawthorn Leslie & Co., Loco Works, 11 years; acting precedent partner, Forth Eng. Works, 5 years; Managing Director, Forth Eng. and Motor Works, Ltd., 20 years; proprietor of mfg. business, since 1933. Patentee, Coupling box, detachable seat, asphalt road-making plant, trailer fire-pumps, etc., etc.

PEACHEY, Thomas Fladgate. A.M:Inst.0.E., A.M.Inst.W.E Eng. Asst., Woking Water Company, Woking, Surrey. Private address: Ebernoe, Marshall Road, Godalming. Age: 36. Career: Brighton Coll.; Erith Tech. Coll.; pupil, Vickers, Ltd.; eng. asst. to Messrs. A. P. I. Cotterell & Son, and to Percy Griffith, Esq., 1VI.Inst.C.E.; asst. engr., Rhodesia Rlys., Ltd.

PEACOCK, Charles Thomas. A.M.I.E.E. Private address: "St. Olaves, " Cliff Avenue, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex. Age: 64. Formerly Engr. on the Staff of the Engr.-in-Chief, National Telephone Co.; Executive Engr. on the Engr. -in-Chief's Staff, G.P.O.

PEACOCK, D. A.M.Inst.C.E., A.M.Inst.M. & Cy.E. Eng. Asst., Sheffield Corp., City Engr's Office, Town Hall, Sheffield. Age: 30. Career: Brigg Grammar Sch., 1918-25; articled to H. G. Whyatt, M.Inst.C.E., Borough Engr., Grimsby, 1926-29; Junr. Eng. Asst., Grimsby, 1929-30; Eng. Asst., Harrogate, 1930-38 and Sheffield, 1938.

PEACOCK, G. M. C. A.M.I.E.E. 35, Garrick Close, Walton-on-Thames, Surrey. Manager of Production and Publicity Depts., Hackbridge Elec. Construction Co., Ltd., Walton-onThames, Surrey. Age: 33. Career: Auckland (N.Z.) Grammar Sch.; Auckland (N.Z.) Univ. Coll. Training: Auckland Elec. Power Board, and 1929-30, Metropolitan Vickers, Manchester; 1931-32, M.V. Publicity Dept.; 1933 joined Hackbridge Co.

PEACOCK, H. M. B.Sc., A.C.G., D.I.C., A.M.I.Mech.E 8, Walnut Lane, Hartford, Cheshire. Engr., I.C.I. (Alkali), Ltd., Northwich, Cheshire. Age: 31. Career: Oundle Sch. (1920-24); City & Guilds (1924-27); Pupil with G.W.R. at Swindon Works; present appointment, 1929.

PEACOCK, J. V. B.Sc. (Eng.), A.M.E.E. 4, The Crescent, Stewartby, Bedford. Elect. Engr., Bedford Dist., London Brick Co., Ltd., Africa House, Kingsway, W.C.2. Age: 37. Career: Finsbury Tech. Coll.; Training, apprent., British Thomson Houston Co., Ltd.; Industrial Engr. with B.T.H. Co.; present position since 1929.

PEAKE, C. V. M.I.E.E. 45, Wylde Green Road, Sutton Goldfield, Birmingham. Manager, Testing Dept., G.E.C., Ltd., Witton. Age 50. Career: Mill Hill Sch.; Cent. Tech. Coll., Sth. Ken., 3 years; apprent., G.E.C., 3 years; 1 year with Consulting Engrs.

PEAL, Edward R. C.B.E., D.S.C., M.Inst.C.E. Director of Aberthaw and Bristol Channel Portland Cement Co., and other private companies. Business address: 310, Gresham House, Old Broad Street, London, E.C.2. Private address: 8, Queen's Gate Place, S.W.7.

PEARCE, Frank Bryan Phillips. A.M.I.E.E. Mains Supt., Bexley Corp. Electy. Dept., 269, Broadway, Bexleyheath, Kent. Private address: "Treningle," Avenue Road, Bexleyheath, Kent. Age: 31. Career: Apprent., Sandycroft, Ltd., and Stafford Corp.; Tech. Asst., Stafford; Asst. Mains Supt., Bexley U.D.C.

PEARCE, F. J. M.I.E.E. "Dovercourt," Chester Road, Woodford, Cheshire. Director, George H. Scholes & Co., Ltd., Wylex Works, Wythenshawe, Manchester. Designer of wiring systems and elect. accessories.

PEARCE, F. W. A.M.Inst.C.E. 11, Taw Vale Parade, Barnstaple, Devon. Asst. Surveyor, Roads and Bridges Dept., Devon C. C., NorthWestern Div. Age: 28. Career: trained with Messrs. Parker Pearson & Ross Hooper, Consulting Engrs., Chippenham; 2nd Asst., Messrs. A. P. I. Cotterell & Son, Consulting Engrs., Westminster; experience in Water Supply, Sewerage and Sewage Disposal, Roads and Bridges.

PEARCE, H. B.Sc. (Eng. ), M. I.E.E. "Green Mount," Barrington Road, Altrincham, Cheshire. Chief Engr., Switchgear Dept., Metropolitan-Vickers Elect. Co., Trafford Park. Age: 54. Career: Kingswood Sch., Bath; apprent., Marryat & Place; 5 years, designing engr., Evershed & Vignoles, Ltd.; 7 years, switchgear Engr., British Westinghouse; 8 years, Commercial Engr. in charge of Switchgear Eng., B.T.H. Co.; 9 years, M.V. Co.

PEARCE, James G. M.Sc., M.I. E.E., M. I.Mech.E., F. Inst.P. Dir. and Sec., British Cast Iron Research Assocn., 21, St. Paul's Square, Birmingham, 3. Private address: 17, Abbey Road, Harborne, Birmingham, 17. 1851, Industrial Bursar; coll. apprent. and research engr., Metropolitan-Vickers Elect. Co., Ltd., Manchester. Member, Worshipful Company of Founders; Hon. Treasurer and Hon. Adviser, British Foundry School. Books: (Jointly with A. P. M. Fleming) "Principles of Apprentice Training" and "Research in Industry."

PEARCE, John Edward. M.G. & Bar., 1918. F.R.S.A., A.M.I.E.E., M.Inst.F. Private address: 53, Down's Avenue, Pinner, Mx. Career: Middlesex Water Co.; Hammersmith Elec. Works; Tech. Asst. to Chief Engr., Hammersmith, G. G. Bell; Commissioned, 1916, R.E.; Resident Engr. and Contractor's Engr. with service in Africa, Malaya, Holland, France; Reconstruction of Spinning Mills, Belfast.

PEARCE, R. A.M. I nst.0.E, A.M. I.E.E. 13, Hood Avenue, East Sheen, S.W.14. With London Power Co., Ltd.

PEARCE, Sir Standen Leonard. Kt., C.B.E., D.Sc. (Manchester), M.Inst.C.E., M.I.E.E., M.I.Mech.E. F.Am.I.E.E., F.R.G.S. Engr.-in-Chief, London Power Co., Ltd., Ergon House, Horseferry Road, Westminster, S.W.1. Private address: Crewkerne, Park Hill, Bickley, Kent. Career: City Elect. Engr., Manchester, 1904-25; one of H.M. Electy. Commissioners, 1925-26; London Power Co., Ltd., 1926 to date.

PEARSALL, C. H. E. A.M.I. Mech.E. 71, The Crescent, Adel, Leeds, 6. General Manager, John Thompson (Triumph Stoker), Ltd., Leeds, 3. Subsidiary Co. of John Thompson (Wolverhampton), Ltd.

PEARSE, Ronald Arthur. M.A. (Cantab.), A.M.Inst.C.E. Hydraulic and Mech. Engr., Mather & Platt, Ltd., Park Works, Manchester, 10. Private address: 86, Hook Road, Surbiton, Surrey. Age: 31. Career: Cambridge Univ., 1926-1929, Hons. Math. Tripos, Part I, 1st Class Hons. Mech. Sc. Tripos; Vickers-Armstrong, Ltd., Erith; Mather & Platt, Ltd. Member of Tech. Committees of B.S.I. in preparation of Pump Test Code No. 599.

PEARSON, E. J. B. M.Eng. A.M.E.E. Mayfield, Eastcote Road, Hamptonin-Arden, Birmingham. Workshop Manager, General Elec. Co., Ltd., Birmingham. Age: 35. Career: Liverpool Univ.; Research Engr., G.E.C., Wembley, 1931-37.

PEARSON, G. H. A.M.I.Mech.E. "Rydal Mount," Eveswell Park, Newport (Mon.). Chief Draughtsman, Saunders Valve Co., Ltd., Cwmbran, Mon. Age: 35. Career: 16 years with Shaw, Son & Greenhalgh, Ltd., Huddersfield; late Hon. Journal Editor and Dual Silver Medallist, Huddersfield Eng. Soc.

PEARSON, G. H. O.B.E. Formerly Asst. Mech. Engr., Southern Rly., Ashford, Kent.

PEARSON, H. L. Colonel R.E. (retd.). D.S.0., M.Inst.C.E. Bridge Cottage, Bramshott, Hants. Managing Director, Geo. Riley & Co. (Contractors), Ltd., 9, Bush Lane, Cannon Street, London, E.C.4. Age: 63. Career: University Coll. Sch.; Cent. Tech. Coll.; Armstrong, Mitchell & Co.; Asst., T. & C. Hawksleys; S. Africa, water and irrigation works; Deputy Chief Engr., Rangoon; Engr. in chief, Singapore. During war, Deputy Director of Works, Mesopotamia.

PEARSON, Harold Marshall. M. I.Mar.E. Chief Engr., in service of Admiralty. Private address: "Sandycreek, " Promenade, Withernsea, E. Yorks. Career: Tech. Coll., Hull; 5 years apprent., Earle's Shipyard, Hull; various positions with Blue Star Line and Furness Prince Line.

PEARSON, Harry MacGregor. A.C.G.I., B.Sc., A.M.Inst.C.E. Assoc.Fellow P.W.Inst. Asst. to Divisional Engr., Oswestry, Co. Salop, Great Western Rly. Private address: 3, Ferrers Road, Oswestry, Co. Salop. Age: 36. Career: City & Guilds; 3 years, Dr. Oscar Faber, O.B.E., D.Sc.; 2 years, L.C.C. Prevention of Thames Flood (Eng.) Dept.

PEARSON, Sir Louis. C.B.E., J.P., M.I.H.V.E. (Past-Pres.). Chairman, Beeston Boiler Co., Ltd., Beeston, Notts. Private address: Lenton Grove, Nr. Nottingham.

PEARSON, Lt.-Col. N. G. D.S.O., M.C., M.I.H.V.E. Director, Beeston Boiler Co., Ltd., Beeston, Notts. Private address: Bramcote, Notts. Age: 53. Training: Nottingham Univ. Coll.; Reader & Sons, Nottingham; Pratt & Whitney, Hartford, Conn., U.S.A.

PEARSON, Stanley. M.Inst.C.E., NI.Inst.W.E., F.R.G.S., late M. Societe I.C. de France. Late Major R.E., special Reserve of Officers. Chief Engr., The Mersey & Irwell Catchment Board. Mirwell, Carrington Lane, Sale, Cheshire. Career: Clifton Coll.; Birmingham Univ. Canal construction, Hydro-Elec. Power construction, British Columbia and Alberta, Canada; rly. bridge construction and river training, India; 5 years war service, France; afterwards in practice as Civil and Hydraulic Engr.; Eng. Inspector, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries.

PEARSON, S. O. B.Sc.(Eng.), M.I.E.E. 43, Beadon Road, Bromley, Kent. Lecturer in Elect. Eng., Faraday House Elect. Eng. Coll., Southampton Row, London, W.C.1. Trained at Faraday House, and Metropolitan-Vickers Elect. Co., Ltd. Associate Ed. "Electrical Encyclopaedia"; author of Original Paper before Physical Society on "The Neon Lamp as a means of Producing Intermittent Currents. "(now universally employed in Time Delay Circuits of Traffic Control Signals, etc.).

PEARSON, Thomas. M.I.E.S. Proprietor, Eng. Works and Garage, Gateside, Greenock. Address: 38, Campbell Street, Greenock, Renfrewshire. Career: Trinity Coll., Glenalmond; Heriot-Watt Coll., Edinburgh; apprent. with Bertrams, Ltd., Sciennes, Edinburgh. 1 year, Parson's Marine Steam Turbine Co., Wallsend; 2 years draughtsman, A. and P. Steven, hoist makers, Glasgow; 1 year, steam turbine office, British Westinghouse, Manchester; 20 years Manager, Clarkson & Beckett, Glasgow; 3 years Engr.-in-Charge, British Oil and Cake Mills, Greenock; 12 years in business own account, mech., elect. and automobile. For many years an Assoc. Member of the Inst. of Elec. Engrs., and a Member of the Inst. of British Engrs.

PEARSON, Thomas Felix. M.Sc. (Metallurgy, Birmingham), M.I. & S.I., M.I.Met., M.I.B.F. A Senr. Research Investigator, British Non-Ferrous Metals Research Assocn., Regnart Buildings, Euston Street, N.W.1. Private address: 7, Sion Road, Riverside, Twickenham, Mddx. Career: 1922-23 Blast Furnace Chemist, 1923-28, Birmingham Univ., under Prof. T. Turner and Prof. D. Hanson (Wiggin Sch., 1924, Bowen Research Sch., 1926, Carnegie Sch. of Iron and Steel Inst., 1927); 1928-32, Metallographist, Iron and Steel Works, N.E. Coast; 1932-35, Ass. Steel Plant Manager, Iron and Steel Works, N.E. Coast; present appointment, 1935.

PEARSON, W. M.I.E.E. 18, Royland Road, Loughborough. Consulting Engr. Age: 54. Career: Educ.: Manchester Grammar Sch.; formerly, General Manager, Brush Elect. Eng. Co., Ltd., Loughborough.

PEASGOOD, H. B.Sc. (Eng.), A.M.E.E. 9, Amberley Road, Sale, Cheshire. Designer, Metropolitan-Vickers Elect. Co., Ltd., Trafford Park. Age: 32. Trained, Northampton Eng. Coll., London.

PEATTIE, J. D. B.Sc., A.0.G.I., A.M.I.E.E. Operation Engr., Central Electy. Board, Trafalgar Buildings, 1, Charing Cross, London, S.W.1. Private address: 11, Edge Hill, Wimbledon, London, S.W.19.

PECK, H. K. M.Eng. A.M.I.Mech.E. Asst. Works Manager, Hadfields, Ltd., East Hecla Works, Sheffield. Age: 36. Ed.: Boston Grammar Sch. and Sheffield Univ.

PECK, John Sedgwick. M.E. (Cornell Univ.), M.I.E.E., F.A.I.E.E Dir. and Chief Elect. Engr., Metro politan-Vickers Elect. Co., Ltd. Manchester, 17. Private address: Schenley, Bentinck Road, Altrincham. Career: Born U.S.A. (naturalised British). Apprent. with Westinghouse E. & M. Co., Pittsburgh; joined British Westinghouse Co., 1904.

PEDLER, I. A. D. M.I.E.E. 3, Priory Road, Knowle, Bristol, 4. Deputy City Elect. Engr., Corp. Elect. Dept., Bristol. Age: 53. Career: Merchant Venturers' Tech. Coll.; Univ. Faculty of Eng., Bristol; trained under H. Faraday Proctor, Esq.,M.I.E.E., M.Inst.C.E.; 1904-15, Asst. to Engr.; 1915-32, Mains Engr.; present position, 1932..

PEDRICK, T. A.M. I.E.E. 7, Gerard Road, Barnes, S.W.13. Examiner of Elect. Eng. Work in the Dept. of Director of Elect. Eng., Admiralty, Whitehall, S.W.1.

PEEBLES, Major Arthur Charlesworth. O.B.E., M.I.Mech.E., M.I. E.E., M. Inst.B.E., F.R.S.A. Partner, Begg, Peebles & Ross, Cons. Engrs., 27, Rutland Square, Edinburgh, 1. Educ. at Edinburgh Inst., Heriot-Watt Tech. Coll. (Edinburgh Univ.), Finsbury Tech. Coll., London, and the State Tech. Coll., Chemnitz, Germany. Commanded the Forth Fortress Companies, R.E., during the Great War, and held appointments as Officer-in-Charge of Defence Elec. Lights, Forth Garrison, and Machinery Officer, Scottish Command. Twice mentioned in despatches.

PEEBLES, George James. A.C.G.I., A.M.I.E.E., M.Inst.B.E. Special Tech. Engr. (Elect.), R.C.A. Photophone, Ltd., Electra House, Victoria Embankment, London. Private address: 138, Waller Road, S.E.14. Age: 34. Career: City & Guilds; Designer of L.T., H.T. and E.H.T. Switchgear, Station and Overhead Line; Designer of Receivers and Transmitters; Chief Test Room Engr. Pioneer of "Talkie" Eng.

PEEL, Cecil. B.Sc. (Eng.) (London), Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Assoc.M.I. Struct.E. Asst. Engr., Port of London Authority, Trinity Square, London, E.C.3. Private address: 21, Broadoaks Way, Bromley, Kent. Age: 36. Career: Manchester Univ. (1918-20); Pupilage, the late Mr. H. A. Reed (then Chief Engr., Manchester Ship Canal Co.), (1920-23); Asst. Engr., Manchester Ship Canal Co. (1923-26); Eng. Asst., Southampton Docks Extensions of the Southern Rly. Co. (1926-35); Asst., Chief Draughtsman, P.L.A. (1935-38).

PEEL, George Neville. M.Sc., A.M.I.E.E. Senr. Research Assistant, The Thermal Syndicate, Wallsend, Northumberland. Private address 11, Manorway, Tynemouth. Educ.: Tynemouth High School and King's Coll., Univ. of Durham; awarded David Hughes Scholarship for 192526, I.E.E. Papers on fused silica and quartz mercury vapour lamps.

PEET, W. V. B.A., B.A.I., A.M. I.E.E. Engr. Design Dept., Elect. Supply Board, Ireland. Age: 30. Career: St. Stephen's Green Sch., Dublin; Trinity Coll., Dublin, 1925-28. Asst. Engr., Merz & McLellan, 1930-32; Electy. Board for N. Ireland, 1933-37; E.S.B., 1937-date.

PEGG, Reginald Noel. A.M.Inst. C.E., A.M.E.E. Chief Engr., Kensington District of Central London Electy. Ltd., 25, Eccleston Place, London. Private address: 125, Eastcote Road, Ruislip. Age: 40. Career: Pupil, Coventry Ordnance Works; Siemens Bros.' Dynamo Works, Stafford—Works, Plant, D.O.; Central Design Dept., English Elec. Co., Draughtsman; St. James' and Pall Mall Elec. Light Co., Construction Engr. and Tech. Asst., afterwards Distribution Engr.

PEGGS, R. D. M.A., B.Sc., A.M. I.Mech.E. Head of Eng. Dept., Sch. of Technology, Oxford. Age: 38. Career Oxford Univ.; apprent., Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, Ltd., Walker-on-Tyne, and later draughtsman; Engr.-in-Charge of Haulage Coal Co.; Lecturer in Mech. Eng. since 1925.

PEIERLS, A. H. Dipl. Eng., A.M. I.E.E. 24, Bushey Way, Beckenham, Kent. Manager, Condenser Dept., The Telephone Mfg. Co., Ltd., Hollingsworth Works, Martell Road, W. Dulwich, S.E.21. Age: 39. Grad., Tech. Univ., Karlsruhe, Germany, 1933; Vice Pres. and Chief Engr., Hydra Co., Germany, 1927-35.

PEIRCE, J. N. M.Inst.C.E., Struct.E. 16, Landseer Road, Sutton, Surrey. Partner, B. L. Hurst & Peirce (Chartered Civil Engrs.), Gloucester House, 19, Charing Cross Road, W.C.2. Club: Constitutional.

PELHAM, J. H. M.I.Mar.E., 1st Class B.O.T. Certificate. Examiner, Air Ministry, C/o Inspectorin-Charge, A.I.D., Gloster Aircraft Ltd., Gloucester. Private address: "Hartington," Green Lane, Hucclecote, Gloucester. Age: 30. Career: Cardiff Tech. Coll.; Apprent., The Mountstuart Dry Docks and Shearmans, Ltd., Cardiff. 5 years, Marine Engr., The Hain S.S. Co., Ltd., Cardiff; Works Engr., The Aeronautical Corp. of Great Britain, Ltd., Peterborough; Aircraft Inspector, The Fairey Aviation Co., Ltd., Hayes, Middlesex.

PELLATT, E. H. A.M.I.Mech.E. With Superintendent of Design Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, London, S.E.18.

PEMBERTON, Eric. First Class Engr., B.O.T. (Steam and Motor), A.I.Mar.E. Asst. Mech. Supt., The Manchester Ship Canal Co., Old Quay Workshops, Mersey Road, Runcorn, Cheshire. Private address: "Ivy Lea," Halton Brook, Runcorn. Age: 30. Career: apprent., Manchester Ship Canal Co.; then went to sea in the Bibby Line; "Mather" Tech. Intelligence Scholarship holder, 1921-1928; National Certificate in Mech. Eng., 1928; appointed to present position in 1936 immediately after obtaining B.O.T. Cert.

PENDLEBURY, Andrew. M.I. Mar.E., M.Manchester Ass.E. Sec., Manager and Engr., The New London Electron Works, Ltd., Boleyn Road, East Ham, London, E.6. Private address: 4, Edith Road, East Ham, London, E.6. Age: 68. Career: Cheetham Collegiate School; Manchester Tech. School; Chief draughtsman, Sir James Farmer & Sons, Ltd.; Chief Sectional Engr. (Cotton Section), Bradford Dyers Assocn.; Consulting Engr., Whittaker & Pendlebury, Bradford. President, East Ham Civic organisation.

PENDRED, B. W. A.M.I.Mech.E. Asst. Editor, "The Engineer," 28, Essex Street, Strand, London, W.C.2. Age: 33. Career: Haileybury Coll.; City & Guilds; Pupil with W. H. Allen, Sons & Co., Ltd., Bedford, 3i years; Sulzer Bros., Ltd., Winterthur, 6 months. Author of "The Surface Condenser," (Pitman, 1935).

PENDRED, Loughnan St. Lawrence. C.B.E., Hon.M.Mech.E., M.I. & S.I. Editor of "The Engineer," Morgan Bros. (Publishers), Ltd., 28, Essex Street, Strand, London, W.C.2. Career: "Central," South Kensington; Finsbury Tech.; Davey Paxman & Co., Colchester; Van den Kerchove, Ghent, Belgium; Chemin de Fer de 1 'Ouest, Paris; Armstrong-Whitworth & Co., Elswick, Newcastle-on-Tyne; "The Engineer," 1896, Editor, 1905. PastPres., Inst. of Mech. Engrs., Inst. of Engrs.-in-Charge and Newcomen Soc. Clubs: Athenaeum, St. Stephen 's.

PENMAN, John. B.Sc. (Eng.), London, A.M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.M. & Cy.E. Borough Engr. and Surveyor, Workington. Private address: Strathmore, Newlands Lane, Workington. Age: 38. Career: Dundee Tech. Coll.; Articled to late Jas. Thomson, Esq., M.Inst.M. & Cy.E., F.R.I.B.A., City Engr., Dundee; Eng. Asst., Dundee and Swansea; Dep. Borough Engr. and Surveyor, Workington.

PENNEY, W. R. A.M.I.Mech.E. Asst. Engr., Metropolitan Water Board, 173, Rosebery Avenue, London, E.C.1. Age: 49. Training: 1905-10, apprent., Naval Construction Works, Vickers, Ltd., Barrow-inFurness; 1910-11, City & Guilds Inst.

PENNINGTON, Charles Irvin. B.Sc., Assoc. M. Inst.C.E., A.M.Inst M. & Cy.E. Chief Engineering Asst., Nottinghamshire County Council, Shire Hall, Nottingham. Private address: 9, Coningsby Road, Woodthorpe, Nottingham. Age: 33. Career: Manchester Univ., 1922-25; (1st Class Hons. Civil Eng.); Eng. Asst., Stockport C.B., 1925-28; Asst. Surveyor, Westhoughton U.D.C., 1928-29; Chief Asst. (Bridges), Lindsey C.C., 1929-36.

PENNY, F. G. A.M. Inst.C.E., M I.M ief Engr. and Director, International Combustion td., Derby

PENROSE, Harold James. F.R.Ae.S. Chief Test Pilot, Westland Aircraft, Ltd., Yeovil. Private address: Nether Compton, Sherborne. Age: 34. Educ.: London Univ.

PENSABENE-PEREZ, N. F R. S.A., M. I.E.E. 126, Bridge Lane, Golders Green, N.W.4. Managing Director, The Electro-Dynamic Construction Co., Ltd., St. Mary Cray, Kent. Career: Mech. Eng. Univ. of Palermo (Italy); Elect. Eng. Univ. of Liege (Belgium); Chief Engr. and designer, Elec. Construction Co., 1906-13; Crompton & Co., 1913-18.

PENTLAND, The Rt. Hon. Lord. B. A., A.M.Inst.C.E, A.M. I.E.E. Business address: 53, Parliament Street, London, S.W.1. Private addresses: 17, Park Crescent, London, W.1.; Allershaw, Elvanfoot, Lanark.

PENWILL, F. Ralph. F.S.I., F. I. A.A., F.R.S.A., M. Inst.M.Cy.E., M.R.San.I., M.Inst.R.A. Engr. and Surveyor, Paignton Urban District Council, 23/25, Totnes Road, Paignton. Tel.: 5287/8. Age: 37.

PEPWORTH, F. J. A.M.C.T., A.M.E.E. 85, Snowdon Avenue, Flixton, Manchester. Elect. Engr., MetropolitanVickers Elect. Co.' Ltd., Manchester. Age: 32. Career:Royal Tech. Coll., Salford; Manchester Univ.; B.E. A.M.A. Scholarship; Section Leader, Process & Rate Dept., M.V.E., 192729; Designer, Motor Dept., M.V.E., 1929-38; Part-time Lecturer, Rochdale Tech. Coll., 1930-34.

PERCIVAL, P. A.M.Mech.E. Constructional Draughtsman, London Power Co., Ltd., Ergon House, Horseferry Road, London, S.W.1. Age: 35. Career: Manchester Coll. of Tech.; Metropolitan-Vickers Elec. Co., Manchester.

PERKINS, D. B.Sc., A.M.I.E.E. Waunyfran Milo, Llandebie, Carmarth. Senr. Member of Staff, Mining and Tech. Inst., Ammanford. Age: 36. Career: Ed.: Swansea Univ. Coll.; trained, various collieries, Amal. Anthracite Colls., Ltd., and Engr. in Charge, group of nine collieries, 1932-37.

PERKINS, J. W. A.M.E.E. 5, Seymour Gardens, Surbiton, Surrey. Sales Manager, Transformer Dept., Foster Eng. Co., Ltd., Apex Works, Wimbledon, S.W.19.

PERKINS, William Stanley. A.C. G.I., A.M.I.E.E. Commercial Engr. in Transformer Sales Dept., The B.T.-H. Co., Ltd., Rugby. Private address: 283, Clifton Road, Rugby. Age: 32. Career: City & Guilds; Apprent., B.T.-H. Co.; subsequently Transformer Design and Contract Depts.

PERRIN, E. S. B.Sc., A.M.Inst. C.E., M. A.E., A.M.E.E. Engr., Ministry of Transport, Roads Dept., Metropole Buildings, Northumberland Avenue, London, W.C.2.

PERRIN, James Frederick. A.M.I.E.E. On staff of Air Ministry. Private address: 6, Cavendish Avenue, Welling, Kent. Age: 46. Career: Finsbury Tech. Coll. (1909-11); Regent Street Polytechnic; Post Office Eng. Dept. (1911-14); served in Great War, 191419 (Commission in London Regt., T.F.); Johnson & Phillips, Ltd. Charlton (1919-1932).

PERRIN, Michael, M.C., B.A. (Hons., 1911), A.M.Inst.C.E., A.M.I. Mech.E., M.Inst.F., F.R.S.A. Director, Hatfield, Perrin and Partners, Ltd., and Snodgrass, Perrin & Co., Ltd., both of Shell-Mex House, Victoria Embankment, London, W.C.2. Private Address: Dene Cottage, Northwood. Career: Shrewsbury School; King's Coll., Cambridge. Crewe Wks., L. & N.W. Rly.; Chief Engr., Brittain's, Ltd.; Great War, Loyal North Lancs. Regt. (M.C., 1917); Production Officer (Aero Engines), W. H. Allen, Bedford; Director, Perrin's, Ltd., Engrs.; then present appointments.

PERRIS, Fred F. M.I.N.A. Private Address: 28 Millersdale Road, Liverpool, 18. Age: 70. Career: Honours in Naval Architecture, Sth. Kensington S. & A. (1889); R. & J. Evans, Liverpool; Earle's Shpbg. & Eng. Co., Hull; R. Craggs & Sons Stockton; Hawthorn Leslie & Co., Hebburn-on-Tyne; Surveyor, British Corp. Register of Shipping and Aircraft, Glasgow, Sunderland; Principal, Middlesbrough; Adviser to Japanese Registry; Principal, Liverpool; now retired.

PERROTT, J. F. A.M.Inst.C.E. Carew Lodge, Stoke Poges, Bucks. Garrison Engr., Western Command, H.Q., Chester. Age: 30. Career: St. Edwards Sch., Oxford; articled, Cheshire Lines Rly., 3 years; 2f years, draughtsman and asst., Cheshire Lines; 1 year asst. engr., Rivers Mersey and Irwell C. Bd.; 4f years, asst. works manager, Cheshire Lines Rly.; present appointment, since 1937. Captain, R.E. (T.A.) and 2nd in command, 2nd (Ches.) Field Squadron, R.E.

PERRY, Archibald Laurence Hillyer. B.Sc. (Tech.) (Hons. ), A.I.0., M.I. & S.I., M.Inst.Met. Metallurgist, I.C.I. (General Chemicals), Ltd., Heat Treatment Dept., Ravensbury Terrace, Earlsfield, S.W.18. Private address: 22, Raymond Road, Wimbledon, S.W.19. Career: Faculty of Technology, Manchester Univ.; Metallurgist with Ferranti, Ltd.; Research Metallurgist with I.C.I. (Gen. Chem.), Ltd., until 1937, at the Castner Kellner Alkali Co. Works, Runcorn.

PERRY, E. E. A.M.E.E. Easton Lodge, Green Dragon Lane, Winchmore Hill, N.21. Testing Engr. (rank, Chief Inspector), Engr.-in-Chief's Dept., G.P.O. Age: 59. Career: Regent St. Polytechnic; Ediswan's Laboratory; Chamberlain and Hookham Testing Labs., Birmingham; G.P.O. Elec. Light test room; represented the dept. as Instg. engr. in all the cable works of the country, and in many apparatus contractors at home and abroad, during past 30 years; at present representing dept. at S. T. and Cables, N. Woolwich.

PERRY, Fergus R. M.Sc.Tech., M.E.E. C/o Nigerian Electy. Supply Corp., Ltd., P.O. Box 15, Bukuru, Northern Nigeria.

PERRY, Major S. P. R.A.S.C., A.M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.A.E., E., Q.S.C. Mech. Eng. Instructor, Army Tech. Sch., Beach ley Camp, Chepstow, Mon. Age: 39. Career: Sandhurst, 1918; Eng. training at Aldershot, 1923-24; Practical training, Karrier Motors, Huddersfield, 1925-27; Inspector of M.T. Vehicles, War Office, 1927-31; Asst. Works Manager, Heavy Repair Shops, R.A.S.C., Feltham, 1931-33; Inspector of M.T. Vehicles (Chief Inspector of Armaments Dept.), Royal Arsenal, 1933-37. Is preparing a text book on Elementary Applied Mechanics.

PETERS, C. P. A.M.Mech.E Roberna, Shaggy Calf Lane, Slough. Senr. Partner, Peters & Grant, Constructional Engrs., Mill Street, Slough, Bucks. Age: 49. Career: apprent., Richardson, Westgarth & Co., Hartlepool; Educ.: West Hartlepool Tech. Coll.; 1st Class B.O.T. Cert.; 1910-16, Engr. in Merchant Service; 1916-29, Supt. Engr. to Falkland Island Co., Ltd., in the Falkland Islands; 1929 to date, Partner in Messrs. Peters & Grant.

PETERS, Neil J. M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.W.E. Water Engr. and Manager, City of Cardiff Corp. Waterworks, City Hall, Cardiff. Private Address: Beaulieu, St. Michael's Road, Llandaff, Cardiff. Career: Born in Antigua, West Indies. Ed.: Craigmore Coll., Bristol, and Hartley Coll., Southampton. Commenced professional career under Mr. William Matthews, M.Inst.C.E., F.G.S., with the Southampton Corp.; subsequently held the appointment of Deputy Water Engr., Cardiff, until 1926, when he was appointed Water Engr. and Manager to that City. Pres. of the Inst. of Water Engrs., 1936-37.

PETERS, Reginald. A.C.G.I., A.M.Inst.C.E. Dist. Engr., L.N.E.R., 23 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh. Private Address: 8 Comiston Rise, Edinburgh. Age: 54. Ed.: City and Guilds. Inventor of Baird's Track Defect Recorder. Book: "Mathematical Notes for Permanent Way Classes" (Oliver and Boyd).

PETRIE, Capt. P. A.M.I.Mech.E. Roseway,, Normandy, Surrey. Retired. Age: 56. Career: apprent., Bryan, Donkin & Co., Bermondsey, 1899-1903; Draughtsman and Engr., Morgan Crucible Co., London, 1904-10; Engr. and Draughtsman, London Electric Rly. Co., Ontario, Canada, 1910-15; War Service with Canadian Corps, 1915-18; Asst. Elect. Engr. to Rangoon Elec. Tramways Supply Co., 1919-27; Elect. Engr., Colglen Elect. Dept., 1927-32. (Axed under the New Ceylon Self Govmt. Regulations).

PETTER, Sir Ernest W. Kt., M.I.Mech.E. Chairman, Petters Ltd., Yeovil. Private Address: Nether Compton, Sherborne, Dorset.

PETTIFOR, Percy Godfrey. A.M.I.E.E. Asst. Shops Manager, Siemens Bros. & Co., Ltd., Woolwich, London, S.E.18. Private Address: 65 The Manor Way, Blackheath, S.E.3. Career: Univ. Coll., Nottingham; Asst. Factory Manager, Ericsson Telephones Ltd., Beeston.

PETTIGREW, William Frank. M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.Mech.E. Private address: Cashel, London Road, Redhill, Surrey. Career: Univ. Coll., London; City & Guilds Coll.; trained at Stratford Works, G.E. Rly.; Asst. Manager, G.E.R. Works, Stratford; Manager, L. & S.W. Rly. Works, Nine Elms; Chief Mech. Engr., Furness Rly. Now retired. Author of "A Manual of Locomotive Engineering "; George Stephenson Medal and Telford Medal Inst.C.E. for papers. Past.-Pres., Assoc. of Rly. Loco. Engrs. of G.B. and Ireland; PastPres., Barrow Assoc. of Engrs.; Past-Pres., Retired Rly. Officers.

PETTIT, Charles W. M. I. Mech.E., M.I.Struct.E. Address: The Knole, Crowhurst Battle, Sussex. Career: 1881, training, John Aird & Sons; passed through the various stages of a Contractor's business with Lucas and Aird and their associated firms, with whom he remained until 1908, when he had become one of their chief Eng. Managers; during this period engaged on many important contracts, including the Barrage across the Nile at Assiout, Newport Docks, river improvement, etc. 1908-09, engaged on construction of waterworks for the Metropolitan Water Board, London. 1910-16, Chief Constructional Engr. on two important schemes of water supply in the Gold Coast, at Accra and Secconda. 1916, received permanent appointment of Dep. Director of P.W., and from that time acted as Director of P.W. during his periods of service in the colony, occupying a seat on the Legislative Council; 1919, Sec. for Works (specially created appointment; title subsequently changed to Sec. for Transportation); Adviser on transport, including harbours, railways, roads, rivers, etc., and on provision of water, electricity, hydraulic power, etc. During latter part of service on the Gold Coast, carried through the negotiations for the hydrographic survey of the seaboard; served on many important committees, including the Mech. Trans. Committee and all the various harbour committees. Retired from the Colonial Govmt. Service in 1922, afterwards practising in London as a Consulting Engr.; 1923-25, retained by Sir John Norton Griffiths as Tech. Adviser in connection with engineering contracts; 1926, in partnership as Booth, Wilson and Pettit, as Consulting C.E., until his retirement in 1933.

PETTY, T. A.M.I.Mech.E. Tech. Adviser, Richardsons, Westgarth & Co., Ltd., Hartlepool Engine Works, Hartlepool. Private address: "Grayhills," Granville Avenue, West Hartlepool. Tech. training at Bradford Tech. Coll. Author of a number of contributions to various tech. journals.

PHEAR, H. W. M.A., A.M. I.E.E. University Lecturer, Engineering Laboratory, The University, Cambridge. Age: 45.

PHELPS, Henry Dampier. A.M.I.E.E. Agricultural Engr., North Eastern Electric Supply Co., Ltd., Carliol House, Newcastle-on-Tyne, 1. Private Address: West Farm, Kenton Bar, Newcastle-on-Tyne, 3. Age: 49. Career: Pupil to A. E. Farrow, Windsor and Slough E.S. Co., 1906-09; joined Newcastle (now North Eastern) Elect. S. Co., as junior Engr., 1909.

PHILIP, John. M.I.Mech.E. London Representative, W. S. Barron & Son, Gloucester and Wm. Johnson & Son (Leeds) Ltd. Private Address: 10 Upton Gardens, Kenton, Harrow. Apprent., Spencer Melksham Ltd., later Supt. of Erection; Designer Richardson Scale Co., N. Jersey, -U.S.A.; Director and London Manager, Spencer Melksham, Ltd.

PHILIP, P. A.M.I.E.E. Generation Engr., Corp. Elect. Supply Dept., Dudhope Crescent Road, Dundee, Scotland. Hon. Secretary, Dundee Sub-centre I.E.E.

PHILIPIAH, George Albert Hector. A.M.C.T., Assoc.M.Inst. C.E.,.Assoc.E & S. Draughtsmen. Attached to office of Dorman, Long & Co., Ltd., Bridge and Construction Works, Middlesbro. Private address: 31, Southfield Road, Middlesbro. Age: 33. Career: Govmt. Tech. Sch., Ceylon; Openshaw Tech. Sch.; Coll. of Tech., Manchester; apprent. and trained, Govmt. Factory, P.W.D., Ceylon, Sir W. G. Armstrong Whitworth & Co., English Steel Corp. and Vickers Armstrong, Ltd.; Foreman, Mech. Engr's branch, Ceylon Govmt. Rly.; Asst. Engr., Grade I, and Acting Dist. Engr., P.W.D., Ceylon.

PHILLIPS, A. D. M.I.E.E. 1, Derby Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire. General Manager and Director, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire Elect. Power Co., Leicestershire and Warwickshire Elect. Power Co., Midland Elect. Light and Power Co., Ltd.; General Manager, Tamworth Dist. Elect. Supply Co., Ltd.

PHILLIPS, C. F. M.I.E.E. 17, Eliot Vale, Blackheath, S.E.3. Consulting Engr. Age: 52. Appointed by the County Councils of London, Middlesex, Essex, Bucks, and County Borough of West Ham for the purposes of the Betting and Lotteries Act, 1934, relative to elec. totalisators.

PHILLIPS, Eng. Lt. Commr. C. T. R.N.R. A.M.I.Mech.E. Rivington, Hawthorne Avenue, Neath, Glam. Engr. Surveyor, British Engine, Boiler & Elec. Ins. Co., Ltd., 24, Fennel Street, Manchester. Age: 40. Career: Llanelly Evening Tech. Sch.; R.N. Schs.; Cardiff Marine Eng. Sch.; 1st class B.0.f. Cert. (motor endors.); apprent., Thomas & Clement, Ltd., Llanelly; 1917-19, artificer, R.N.; 1919-27, Engr. Officer, various S.S. and M.S., New Zealand Shipping Co.; present appointment, 1927. Engr. Lieut., R.N.R., 1923, and Lt. Comdr., 1931.

PHILLIPS, Edwin Arthur. Member of British Cast Iron Research Assoc.; Member of Inst. of British Foundrymen. Managing Director, Harper Phillips & Co., Ltd., Albion Foundry, Eastgate, Grimsby, Lincs. Private Address: Oak Royd, Abbey Park Road, Grimsby.

PHILLIPS, E. A. W. M.Inst.C.E. 4, Aymer Road, Hove, Sussex. Age: 74. Career with Indian Public Works Dept.; now retired. Author of "British Trade and the Metric System" (out of print) and of numerous articles in "Indian Engineering" from 1908 to 1938.

PHILLIPS, Ernest George. M.I.E.E., M.Mech.E. M.I.H.V.E., M.Cons.E., M.Inst F,.M in.E.E. Principal, E. G. Phillips, Son & Norfolk, Arskus House, Annesley Grove, Nottingham. Private address: 51, Lucknow Ave., Nottingham. Age: 57. Career: Apprent., L.B. & S.C. Rly. Co.; City of London Elec. Light Co., Ltd.; County of London Elec. Co., Ltd.; Vickers, Son & Maxim, Ltd.; Chief Engr. to Burroughs Wellcome & Co., Ltd., and Boots Cash Chemists, Ltd. Consulting since 1922, specialising in General and Mental Hospitals, M.D. Colonies, and Municipal Institutions and industrial works, using process steam. Past Chairman, East Midland Branch, I.E.E.; Member of Council, E. Midland Branch, I.Mech. E.; First Chairman, E. Midland Branch, I.H. & V.E.; Past-Pres., Nottingham Soc. of Engrs. Formulated the Nottingham and District Scientific and Tech. Library. Author of "Pneumatic Conveying," etc.

PHILLIPS, F. J. A.M.I.E.E. 25, Westover Road, Wandsworth Common, S.W.18. Post Office Engr., retired. Age: 69.

PHILLIPS, Frederick Philip, B.Sc. (Eng.), London, A.M.E.E. Elect. Engr., Port of Bristol Authority, Docks Engr's Office, Avonmouth, Bristol. Private address: 131, Westbury Lane, Bristol. Age: 33. Career: Rugby Coll. of T. & A.; apprent., B.T.H. Co., Rugby; B.T.H. Indl. Eng. Dept.; Elect. Engr., RustonBucyrus, Ltd., Lincoln.

PHILLIPS, L. W. M.I.E.E., A.Inst.P. 13, Park Avenue, Bush Hill Park, Enfield, Middlesex. Lecturer in Elect. Eng. and Physics, Sch. of Eng. and Navigation, Poplar, London, E.14. Age: 56. Career: St. Peter's •Sch., London; Northampton Inst., London, E.C. and other schools of London Univ.; Lecturer in Elect. Eng. and Maths., Northampton Inst., 1900-13; Test Room Asst., Everett Edgecumbe & Co., 1913-14; Worker in Research at Ediswan Laboratories, 1914-16; City & Guilds Tech. Coll., Lecturer and Demonstrator in Elect. Eng. Dept., 1916-24; Acting Chief Asst. of Dept., 1924-26. Author of Short Guide to South Kensington Sc. Museum; has often acted as relief Guide Lecturer.

PHILLIPS, R. S. A.M.I.E.E. P.O. Eng. Dept., Telephone Buildings, Upper Basinghall Street, Leeds, 1. Power Engr., G.P.O. (N.E. Region— Leeds). Age: 35. Career: City & Guilds Silver Medallist—Telegraphy (Final Grade). Inspector, G.P.O., 1924; Asst. Engr., 1927; Power Engr., 1936. Author of "Electric Lifts" (Pitman), "Modern Elec. Passenger Lifts" (Inst. P.O. Elec.E. medal), etc.

PHILLIPS, William. M.Eng. (Sheffield), A.M.Inst.C.E., A.M.I. Struct.E. Mappin Medalist, Sheffield Univ., 1932. Senior Eng. Asst. to Major A. H. S. Waters, M.Inst.C.E., Consulting Civil Engr., Birmingham, 25 Temple Row, Birmingham, 2. Private Address: 30 Olton Croft, Acocks Green, Birmingham, 27. Age: 28. Training: Sheffield Univ.; Sheffield City Engr.'s Dept. Lecturer in Reinforced Concrete Construction I, II, and Applied —Birmingham Cent. Tech. Coll.

PHILLIPS, W. C. S. B.Sc., M.I. E.E., F.Inst.P. Head of Dept. of Elect. Eng. and Physics, Borough Polytechnic, Borough Road, London, S.E.1. Age: 57. Career: King Edward's Grammar Sch., Aston; Birmingham Univ.; Rowlinson Major Scholar, Staffs. C. C.; Asst. Lecturer, in Physics and Elect. Eng., Derby Tech. Coll., 19,02-07; Lecturer in Physics and Elect. Eng., Birmingham Cent. Tech. Coll., 1907-14; Head of Physics Dept., Stoke-on-Trent Tech. Coll., 1914-16; Aeronautical Inspection Dept., Hon. Lieut., 1916-19; present appointment since l919. Research on A.C. instruments, magnetos, insulators, etc.

PHILLIPSON, Eustace A. Assoc.M.Inst.C.E. (Miller Prizeman), A.M.I.Mech.E., M.Loco.E. Loco Depot Supt., Leeds, L. & N.E.R., Osmondthorpe Lane, Leeds, 9. Private address: 157, Primrose Lane, Halton, Leeds. Age: 39. Career: Merchant Taylors' Sch.; Premium apprent., G.E.R. Loco. Works, Stratford, thereafter, appointments in Chief Mech. Engr's Dept., and Loco. Running Dept., L. & N.E.R. War service with Queen's Westminster Rifles and 2nd Rifle Brigade. Author "Steam Locomotive Design; Data and Formulae" (Locomotive Publishing Co.); "Essays of a Locomotive Man."

PHILP, H. B.Sc., A.M.Mech.E. Engr., Mitchell Graham & Son, Ltd., 56, Buccleuch Street, Edinburgh, 8. Private address: "Woodsbank," Penicuik, Midlothian. Age: 35. Career: Dunfermline High Sch.; George Heriot's Sch., Edinburgh; Edinburgh Univ., 192] -24; apprent., James Howden & Co., Ltd., 1924,28; with The Mirrlees Watson Co., Ltd., as Engr. and Draughtsman, 1928-36; with Mitchell Graham since 1936.

PHILPOTT, S. F. A.M.I.E.E 45, Shepherds Green Road, Erdington, Birmingham. Elect. Engr., General Elec. Co., Ltd., Witton, Birmingham. Author of "Modern Electric Clocks." PHOENIX, William. A.M.E.E. (Cooper's Hill Prizeman and Medalist). Elect. Engr. and Manager, Newtonin-Makerfield U.D.C., Park Road North, Newton-le-Willows. Private Address: "Crafnant," Crow Lane West, Newton-le-Willows. Career: Warrington Tech. Inst.; Manchester Coll. of Tech.; Tech. Asst., Warrington Corp. Elect. Dept.; Lecturer in Maths. and Elect. Eng., Warrington Tech. Inst. for 12 years. Has carried out Experimental Researches into the Application of Alternating Current in Electro-Culture.

PICARD, Hugh F. K. A.R.S.M., M.Inst.M.M. Partner, Sulman and Picard, Metallurgists, 815 Salisbury House, London Wall, London, E.C.2.

PICKARD, G. M. A.M.Inst.C.E., A.M.I.I.A. 2, Brian View, Cross Gates Lane, Seacroft, Leeds. Works Manager, F. Hattersley Pickard & Co., Leeds. Age: 35. Career: Bridlington Sch., Yorks.; Coll. of Tech., Leeds; apprent. Hathorn, Davey & Co., Ltd.; Asst. Engr., The Yorkshire Copper Works, Ltd., Leeds; Asst. Field Engr., The Indo-Burma Petroleum Co., Ltd.

PICKERING, F. W. A.M.I.Mech.E. 201, Hillcross Avenue, Morden, Surrey. Asst. Tech. Cost Officer, Air Ministry. Age: 36. Career: Birmingham Tech. Coll.; Experimental draughtsman, Automobile and Machine Tools; Estimating Engr.; Chief Rate-fixer and Estimator.

PICKLES, H. A.M.Inst.C.E., M. Inst.G.E., F.C.S. Engr. and Manager, Morley Corp. Gas Dept., Queen Street, Morley. Age: 43. Career: Keighley Grammar Sch., and Leeds Univ.; apprent., Drakes, Ltd., Halifax; Asst. Engr., Keighley Gas Dept.; Asst. Engr., Darlington Gas Dept.

PICKLES, J. S. B.Sc., Tech. M.I.E.E. 1, Gordon Street, Dumfries. County Elect. Engr., Dumfriesshire C. C.

PICKWORTH, Alfred. D.Sc., M.I.N.A., M.N.E.C.Inst. Principal Surveyor, Lloyd's Register of Shipping, Sunderland, 55, Fawcett Street, Sunderland. Private address: "Meadowfield," Cleadon, nr. Sunderland. Career: King's Coll., Durham Univ.; on Tech. Staff of R. Ropner & Sons, Stockton and of Workman, Clark, Belfast.

PIDGEON, J. E. B.Sc. (Eng.), M.I.E.E. Area Engr., P.O. Telephones, Telephone Manager's Office, 61, St. Andrews Street, Cambridge. Age: 49. Career: East London (now Queen Mary) Coll.; Entered P.O. Service (Eng. Dept.), 1913; Inspector, 1919, Chief Inspector, 1921, Asst. Engr., 1925, Sectional Engr., 1935, Area Engr., 1938.

PIERCE, David F. A.M.I.E.E. "Holbrook," 147, South Croxted Road, Dulwich, London, S.E.21. Expmtl. Elect. Engr. and Designer, Simms Motor Units, Ltd., Grange Works, Oak Lane, E. Finchley, London. Age: 33. Career: A lleyn 's Coll.; Regent St. Polytechnic; 1922 to date, Simms Motor Units, Ltd., as apprnnt., Junr. and Senr. draughtsman, Section Ldr., Asst. Dynamo Engr., and present position.

PIERCE, John Douglas. A.M.E.E. Section Engr., Central Electy. Board, 5a Newthorpe Street, Nottingham. Private Address: South View, Plumtree, Nottingham. Age: 31. Career: Oxford Elect. Co., 1923-27; Western Elect. Supply Co., 1927-29.

PIERCY, Frank. M.N.E.C. Inst., M.I.N.A., Wh.Ex. Manager, Wallsend Slipway and Eng. Co., Ltd., Wallsend-on-Tyne. Private Address: 26 Graham Park Road, Gosforth, Newcastle-on-Tyne, 3.

PIERCY, George Frederick. Private Address: Pine Grange, Bath Road, Bournemouth. Age: 70. Tech. Expert to the Watch Committee of Birmingham for 29 years. Valuer of Machinery (Henry J. T. Piercy & Son). Retired.

PIERCY, Raymond Hugh Scott. A.M.I.E.E., A.C.G.I. Asst. Engr., Central Electy. Board, 1 Charing Cross, S.W.1. Private Address: "Bretton," Burwood Park, Walton-on-Thames. Age: 34. Career: City and Guilds; Apprent., Metropolitan-Vickers; in Charge, New Business Dept., Pernambuco Tramways and Elect. Power Co., Brazil.

PIGOTT, Stephen J. D.Sc. Director-in-Charge at Clydebank, John Brown & Co., Ltd., Clydebank. Private Address: 24 Kensington Gate, Glasgow, W.2.

PIKE, J. P. M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst M. & Cy.E. ("Testamur"). Engr. and Surveyor, Grimsby R.D.C., Council Offices, Deansgate, Grimsby. Private Address: Widdecombe, Waltham Road, Scarthoe, Grimsby. Career: Service with C.B. of Southendon-Sea, City of Port Elizabeth, City of Pretoria, P.W.D. Kenya, Ministry of Transport, Kesteven C.C. and C.B. of Swansea, in general municipal and public works eng. Commission in R.E. during Great War, service in Mesopotamia and India.

PILFOLD, C. W. A.M.I.E.E. 244, Powerscourt Road, Portsmouth. Asst. Engr., North-Eastern Elec. Supply Co., Ltd. of Newcastle-uponTyne.

PILKINGTON, P. B.Sc. (Eng.), A.0.G.I., A.1Vi.I.Mech.E. Engr., Babcock & Wilcox, Ltd., 34, Farringdon Street, E.C.4. Age: 39.

PILKINGTON, Victor W. M. Erg. M.I.A.E.,A.M.I.Mech.E., Master of Eng. (Liverpool). Chief Engr., Leyland Motors, Ltd., Leyland, Lancs. Private Address: The Moorings, Coronation Road, Fairhaven, Lytham St. Annes.

PILLANS, J. P. S. M I.11(fech.E., M.I.E.E. "Roker," Barrow Point Avenue, Pinner, Middlesex. Engr. (Head Office), Edmundsons Electy. Corp., Ltd., Thames House, Westminster, S.W.1. Age: 40.

PILLING, William Herbert Cecil. B.A. (Mech. Sciences Tripos, Cambridge), A.M. I.E.E. Asst. Power Station Construction Engr., Yorkshire Elec. Power Co., 36, Park Place, Leeds, 1. Private address: 32, Airedale Drive, Horsforth, Nr. Leeds. Age: 34. Career: Cambridge Univ., 1923-26; Pupil, Hathorn, Davey & Co., Ltd., Leeds, and Impl. Continental Gas Assoc. in power stations at Lille and Brussels. Asst. Res. Engr. at Droogenbosch Power Station of Impl. Cont. Gas Assoc.; Asst. Overhead Mains Engr., Yorkshire Elect. Power Co.

PIMBLE, Cyril Charles. M.I.E.E. Deputy Chief Engr. and Manager, North West Midlands Joint Electy. Authority, York Chambers, Kingsway, Stoke-on-Trent. Private Address: 334 Princes Road, Hartshill, Stoke-on-Trent. Career: Hanley Tech. School and North Staffordshire Tech. Coll.; 1921-32, Tech. Asst., Mains Asst., and Deputy Mains Engr., City of Stoke-on-Trent; 193234, Distribution Engr., N.W. Midlands, J.E.A.

PIMM, Gower B. R. M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Struct.E., M.Inst.W.E., M. Cons.E. Consulting Civil and Structural Engr., Central Chambers, Ealing, London, W.5. Career: Gained early experience as pupil and later as Asst. to a Municipal Engr. From 1908-13, Resident Engr. and Contractors' Engr. on important public works contracts; from 1913 to present time (less war service with the R.E.), in private practice—sea defence works, reinforced concrete construction, waterworks, foundations, etc. Member of Council of the Inst. of Structural Engrs., and for 6 years Chairman of the Western Counties Branch of that Inst.; sometime Examiner to the Inst. in Reinforced-Concrete Design; Director, Pre-Piling Surveys, Ltd.

PING, H. J. A.M.I.Mech.E. (Life Assoc.M.). Laneshaw, Dumfries. General Manager, Cochran & Co., Annan, Ltd., Annan, Scotland.

PINKNEY, Renny Bourdas. Director, Caird & Rayner, Ltd., 777, Commercial Road, London, E.14. Private address: Ravensmead, Temple Garden, Moor Park, Rickmansworth. Age: 33.

PINKNEY, W. F. T. M.I.E.E., F.R.P.S. "Greenside," Linden Avenue, Gosforth, Newcastle-on-Tyne, 3. With North-Eastern Elec. Supply Co., Ltd.

PIPPARD, Alfred John Sutton. M.B.E., D.Sc., M.Inst.0.., F R Ae.S. Professor of Civil Eng. in Univ. of London, Imperial Coll., S.W.7. Business Address: City and Guilds Coll., Exhibition Road, S.W.7. Private Address: 31 Lancaster Road, Wimbledon, S.W.19. Career: Univ. of Bristol_1908-l1; with Admiralty an(Air Ministry, 1915-19; Partner in Ogilvie and Partners, Consulting Engrs., 1919-22; Professor of Eng., Univ. of Wales (Cardiff Coll.), 192228; Professor of Civil Eng., Univ. of Bristol, 1928-33. Books: "Aeroplane Structures" (with J. L. Pritchard); "Strain Energy Methods of Stress Analysis"; "The Analysis of Ellgineering Structures" (with J. F. Baiter). vem,

PIRIE, H. L. M.C., M.I.Mech.E , F.Inst.F., M. I.Mar.E. Chief Engr., Coal Utilisation Council, Grosvenor Gardens House, Victoria, London, S.W.1. Private address: "Gabledene," Greville Park Road, Ashstead, Surrey. Age: 49. Career: Apprent., James Abernethy & Co., Aberdeen; Purdue Univ., La Fayette, Indiana, U.S.A.; various appointments as mech. engr. in iron and steel works at home, Canada and U.S.A.; Chief Combustion Engr., Amalgamated Anthracite Collieries, Ltd. Author of various articles on Steam Raising, Gas Producer Practice.

PIRIE, J. H. B.Sc.(Eng.), A.M. I.E.E. 7, Woodhead Drive, Hale, Cheshire. Research Engr., W. T. Glover & Co., Ltd., Trafford Park, Manchester. Age: 32. Career: Anstruther Waid Academy; St. Andrew's Univ.; 2 years apprent., Metropolitan-Vickers, Trafford Park; joined staff of W. T. Glover & Co., Ltd., 1929.

PITT, A. G. M.B.E., A.M.I.Mech.E. Senr. Tech. Officer (Chief Designer), Royal Aircraft Establishment, South Farnborough, Hants. Age: 57.

PITT, R. B. C.B.E., M.C., B.A. (Cantab.). Managing Director, Stothert and Pitt, Ltd., Bath. Private Address: South Stoke House, nr. Bath.

PITTAR, G. F. A.M. Inst.C.E. Glencroft, Belvedere Avenue, Wimbledon, S.W.19. Joint Managing Director and Vice-Chairman, Haywards, Ltd., Engrs., Union Street, Borough, and Enfield. Also Chairman, Nalder Bros. and Thompson, Ltd., Elect. Engrs., Dalston. Age: 67. Career: 3 years, Finsbury Tech. Coll., City & Guilds; In workshops, Metropolitan Rly., Neasden Works; and Rait and Gardiner, Albert Docks, Ship repair Engrs.; with Easton, Anderson & Goolden, Ltd., of Whitchall & Erith for 8 years; D.O. and erection large elec. lifts, City and S. London Rly.; from 1901 to present with Haywards Ltd., Building & Constrl. Engrs.

PITTAWAY, G. H. A.M.I.Mech.E., A.M.Struct.E., A.M.E.C. 3, Eversley Dale, Erdington, Birmingham. Chief Engr., The Hercules Cycle & Motor Co., Birmingham. Career: apprent., Vickers, Ltd., Barrow-in-Furness; Barrow Tech. Coll.; 1920-28, Constrtl. Asst., Fulham Borough Council; 1928-35, Asst. Chief Engr., Shell Oil Co. of Canada.

PITTAWAY, K. A.M.I.E.E. 142, Moseley Avenue, Coventry. Elect. Engr., Courtaulds, Ltd., Coventry.

PLACE, William Illingworth. M.Sc., A.M.I.E.E., F.Inst.P. M.A. Min.E.E. Head of Electrical Eng. Dept., Municipal Tech. School, St. Helens, Lancs. Private Address: "Rivock," Stuart Road, Windle, St. Helens.

PLAISTER, A. J. M.A., F.R.S.A., A.M.Mech.E. Manager, The British Portland Cement Mfrs., Ltd., Beeding, Steyning, Sussex. Age: 42. Career: Winchester Coll.; Subaltern, R.F.A., during war; Trinity Coll., Cambridge; thereafter with A.P.C.M. and B.P.C.M., on Engines, boilers, gas-plants, etc. at Gravesend, then in charge of Fuel Economy in Eng. dept., London, Asst. manager, various works, manager, lime works, and present appointment. Chairman, Gold and Gen. Mining Development, Ltd.

PLATT, Frank Cuthbert. M.I.E.E. Power Engr., Guest, Keen and Nettlefolds, Ltd., Box 24, Heath Street, Birmingham. Private Address: 61 Harborne Road, Birmingham, 32. Career: Short term with G.E.C. and Rochdale Corp. Asst. Engr., Wolverhampton Corp., 1907-14; war service with R.N.D. (D.E.) and R.E. (Signals), 1914-19; Engr. to Western Electric Distributing Corp., 1920-21; 1922 to date, Guest, Keen and Nettlefolds.

PLATT, Wilfred. M.Sc., M.Inst. C.E, M.Mun. & Cy.E. City Engr. and Surveyor, City of Bradford Corp., Town Hall, Bradford, Yorks. Private Address: 8 Park Drive, Heaton, Bradford. Career: Previous appointments: Asst. Engr. to Leeds Corp., Sheffield Corp., J. Mowlem & Co., Manchester Corp.; Deputy Engr. and Surveyor, Ilford; Borough Engr. and Surveyor, Preston.

PLATTS, H. C. M.C., B.Sc. (Eng.), A.M.Inst.0.E., A.1VI.Struct.E., M. Inst.R.E., M.S.Chem. Ind. Consulting Civil Engr., in private practice, 68, Victoria Street, London, S.W.1. Age: 39. Formerly asst. and Dist. Engr., P.W.D., Zanzibar, Exec. Engr., P.W.D., Tanganyika, and Res. Engr., North Orbital Rd. construction, Herts. War service with R.E. Author of "Survey of Current Practice" in Roads and Road Construction Year Book, etc.

PLEDGER, E. L. A.M.Inst.C.E., C.C. Cobbs, Goldhanger, Maldon, Essex. Retired Civil Engr. Age: 61. Member of Essex County Council; Member of the Council of Agriculture for England; Member of the Council of the National Farmers Union of England and Wales.

PLENTY, Edward P. M.I.N.A. Managing Director, Plenty & Son, Ltd. (estab. 1790), Newbury, Berks. Private address: Hill House, Andover Road, Newbury. Age: 70. Career: Bradfield Coll.; training and whole of career with Plenty & Son; General Manager, 1892; Managing Director since 1899.

PLINT, A. F. A.M.I.Mech.E. Tech. Director, Stuart Turner, Ltd., Market Place, Henley-on-Thames.

PLUGGE, Leonard F. Captain R.A.F. (G.S. Medal), Chevalier de Legion d'Honneur, B.Sc. (Eng.), Candidat Ingr. des Mines (Brussels), F.R.Ae.S., F.R. Met.S, M.P. (Chatham). Chairman, Internatl. Broadcasting Co., Ltd., 37, Portland Place, London W.1. Private address: 5, Hamilton Place, Piccadilly, London. Age: 49. Career: Univ. Coll., London; Univ. of Brussels; Scientific research for Admiralty; N.P.L., Teddington; Owen's Coll., Manchester; Royal Aircraft Estab., Farnborough; Sch. of Mines, S. Ken.; Underground Rlys. Group; Inter-Allied Aeronautical Commsn. of Control, Berlin; Directorate of Scientific Research, Air Ministry. Member, Exec. C'tee. of Parliamentary Sc. C 'tee. Designed first All-Metal Aeroplane in Gt. Britain, 1917; patents include Stereoscopic Cinematograph; Parallactic Road Surface Traffic Signs; Radio in Cars. Auth. of Royal Aero Soc's "Aeronautical Glossary" (French trans.), etc.

PLUMBLY, R. W. B.Sc., A.0.G. I., A.M. I.E.E. 13, Northumberland Avenue, Isleworth, Middlesex. Physicist, Negretti & Zambra, Half Moon Works, Barnsbury. Age: 34. Career: City & Guilds; Clothworker's Scholar and Siemen's Medallist; Research Asst., E.R.A.; Power Transformer designer, Ferranti, Ltd.; Research Asst., Evershed & Vignoles, Ltd.; Instrument Engr., Weston Elect. Inst. Co., Ltd.

PLUMMER, G. A.M.Inst.0.E. Surveyor, Cuckfield U.D.C., Council Offices, Haywards Heath.

PLUMMER, J. A.C.G.I., A.M.I.E.E. 9, Woodlands, Raynes Park, London, S.W.20. Works Manager, R. M. Catterson Smith, Elec. Furnace Engrs., Adams Bridge Works, Wembley. Age: 37. Educ.: Borough Polytechnic and City & Guilds (Eng.) Coll. Visiting Lecturer in Elect. Eng., Borough Polytechnic since 1924.

PLUMMER, Reginald. A.M.E.E A.C.G.F.C. Asst. Elect. Engr., Chief Engr.'s Dept., London County Council, County Hall, Westminster Bridge, S.E.1. Private Address: 60 Denning Avenue, Croydon, Surrey. Age: 40. Ed.: City and Guilds of London Inst.; Finsbury Tech. Coll.

POCHOBRADSKY, Bedrich. Diploma, Mech. Eng., Federal Tech. High School, Zurich. Chief Engr., Fraser and Chalmers Eng. Works of the General Elect. Co., Ltd., Erith, Kent. Private Address: Goodwood, Lansdown Road, Sidcup, Kent. Career: 1907-09, Steam Turbine Design Dept., First BohemoMoravian Machine Works, Prague; 1910-11, Turbine Eng. Dept., British Westinghouse Co.; 1912-18, Chief Engr., Turbine Dept., Fraser and Chalmers, Ltd.; since 1918, present appointment.

POCOCK, L. C. A.M.I.E.E., A.0.G.I., M.Sc. (Eng. ). Engineer, Standard Telephones and Cables, Ltd., New Southgate. Private Address: 56 Sunningfields Road, N.W.4. Ed.: City and Guilds Eng. Coll. (Siemens Scholarship).

POINTER, J. A.M.E.E. 11, Malvern Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham. With Western Elec. Co., Ltd. of Bush House, Aldwych, London, W.0.2. Age: 29. Educ.: Faraday House.

POLLARD, Armell R. B.A. (Mech. Sc. Tripos) Cambs., M.Inst.C.E. C/o Lloyds Bank, Ltd. (Cox-King's Branch), Section G3, 6, Pall Mall, London, S.W. Career: Pupil, Sir John Wolfe Barry & Partners; thereafter, P.W.D., Central Provinces, India, Irrigation branch; retired as Chief Engr., Irrigation, P.W.D., C.P. and Gwalior State.

POLLARD, H. V. A.M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.A.E. Assistant I, Eng. Dept., National Physical Laboratory, Teddington, Middlesex. Age: 44. Career: Regent St. Polytechnic; apprent., Draughtsman and Designer, R. Hoe & Co., Ltd., London; Chief Draughtsman. and Research Asst., Eng. Dept., N.P.L; 1914-18, R.E. and R.A.F. Part author of "Strength of Metals under Combined Alternating Stresses," etc.

POLLETT, Edward Hugh. B.Sc. (Eng.) Lond. (Hons. ), A.M.Inst.0.E., A.M.I.E.E., F.C.I.P.A. Partner, Blackburn & Pollett, Consulting Engrs. and Chemists, and Chartered Patent Agents, First Avenue House, High Holborn, W.C.1. Private Address: 7 Carlyle Road, Addiscombe, Surrey. Age: 53. Career: 2 year day course, Finsbury Tech. Coll.; 3 year Apprent., Westminster Eng. Co., Ltd.; Asst. Examiner, H.M. Patent Office; Private Asst. to the late Sir Dugald Clerk; Partner, Hazeltine Lake & Co.

POLLITT, Arthur. M.I.Mech.E. Chief Constructional Engr., London Power Co., Ltd., Ergon House, Horseferry Road, S.W.1. Private Address: 5 Allingham Court, Haverstock Hill, Hampstead, N.W.3.

POLLITT, A. F. L. A.M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.A.E. 162, Eascote Road, Ruislip. Chief Vehicle Designer, Sentinel Waggon Works (1936), Ltd., 74, Victoria Street, S.W.1. (and Shrewsbury).

POLLOCK, P. J. M.A., A.M.Inst. C.E. With Research Dept., MetropolitanVickers Elec. Co., Ltd., Trafford Park, Manchester, 17. Age: 35.

POLLOCK, Walter. M.I.Mech.E., M.I.N.A., M.I.Mar.E. Chairman, James Pollock, Sons & Co., Ltd., 3 Lloyds Avenue, London, E.C.3. and Shipyard, Faversham. Private Addresses: WybDurne Grange,' Tunbridge Wells, and "Cambay," Kingsgate-by-Broadstairs. Age: 65. Previously Consulting Naval Architect to Thames Conservancy and many London firms. Author of "Designs of Hot Bulb Oil Engines and Suitable Vessels," "Designs of Small Oil Engined Vessels," and "Pollocks as Engineers."

POLYBLANK, Lt.-Col. William J. O.B.E. (Mil.), M.I.E.E. Principal Tech. Officer, i.c. radio and elec. development and production, on H.Q. staff at Air Ministry. Private address: c/o Authors' Club, 2, Whitehall Court, London, S.W.1. Born: 1874. Career: Educ. and fully trained as a practical elect, and mech. engr.; 7 years training, diplomas, C. and G. and London Univ.; 1898-1902, Senr. Testing officer, Engr.-in-chief's dept., G.P.O.; 1902-15, Managing Chief Engr., Magneto Time and Signalling Co.; 1915, Lieut., R.N.V.R., attached R.N.A.S.; Comdr., 1916; trans. R.A.F., 1918, commd. Major; 191819, Lt. Col., O.C. production and inspection all radio and elec. equipment, R.A.F., Gt. Britain, U.S.A. and Canada; 1920, on permanent tech. staff, R.A.F. Experimental Estab., Biggin Hill, as Head of Dept. of Instruments, radio and elec. equipments. 1922, trans. to Directorate of Tech. Development, H.Q. Air Ministry.

POMEROY, Laurence H. Wh.Ex., M.I.Mech.E., M.I. Automobile E., M.Soc. Automotive E. Consulting Engineer. Career: 1899-1903, Apprent., North London Rly. Co.; 1905-18, Designer, Works Manager and Tech. Director, Vauxhall Motors; 1919-26, Consulting Engr., Aluminium Co. of America; 1926-28, Chief Engr., Associated Daimler Co.; 1928-36, General Manager and Managing Director, Daimler Co.; Gen. Mgr. (Eng. Div.), de Havilland Aircraft Co., Ltd.

POND, T. Arthur. A.M.I.E.E. Manager Deputy of the Associated Companies of the County of London Electric Supply Co., County House, New Broad Street, London, E.C.2. Private Address: "Iona," Hatch End, Mddx. Ed.: London Univ.

POOL, C. B. B.Sc. (Eng.), A.M. Inst.C.E. Windyrise, Wieland Road, Northwood, Middx. Asst. Engr., L.C.C. Age: 48. Career: Derby Tech. Coll.; articled, The Butterley Co., Ltd., near Derby; service with The Butterley Co., Ltd.; The Manganese Bronze and Brass Co., Ltd., Ipswich; H. 0. Thompson, Ltd., City Construction Co., Ltd., London, L.M.S. Rly., and L.C.C.

POOLE, E. B.Sc. (Eng.), A.M.I. Mech.E., A.M.I.A.E. Lecturer in Mech. Eng., Merchant Venturers' Tech. Coll., Leek Lane, Bristol, 2. Age: 36. Career: Educ.: Rutherford Tech. Coll.; 5 years apprent., Swan, Hunter and Wigham Richardson, Neptune Eng. Works; service with R. & W. Hawthorn Leslie & Co., and C. A. Parsons & Co.

POOLE, H. E. BS.c. (Lond.), A.C.G.I., A.M.I.E.E. Windygates, Hoddern Avenue, Peacehaven, Newhaven, Sussex. Age: 52. Career: Westminster City Sch.; Cent. Tech. Coll.; 1908, Shift Engr., Chatham and Dist. Lt. Rly., Power Station and Switchboard attendant, North Met. E.P.S. Co.; 1910, draughtsman, Union Elec. Co.; 1911, Tech. Asst. to Chief Engr., North Met. E.P.S. Co.; 1912, Chief draughtsman, Union Elec. Co 1914, Switchgear Constr. Co., Ltd., and 1916, New Switchgear Constr. Co., Ltd. Retired, 1933. Author of "High Tension Switchgear" (Pitman), "High Tension Switchboards" (Pitman), "Switching and switchgear" (Pitman) and "Switchgear Practice" (Chapman and Hall).

POOLE, John. M.I.Mech.E. Director, Whitehead and Poole, Ltd., Milltown Eng. Works, Radcliffe, Manchester. Private Address: Cleve'ands, Bury New Road, Whitefield, Manchester. Career: Apprent., Draughtsman, J ourneyman, Chief Draughtsman, Works Manager and Representative, with several firms in Manchester area; started in business with the late Mr. Whitehead, 1900, as mech. engrs., iron and brass founders.

POOLE, John Copeland. A.M.E.E Mains Supt., London and Home Counties J.E.A., 22, Claremont Road, Surbiton. Private address: 15, Pine Walk, Surbiton. Career: Finsbury Tech. Coll.; apprent., B.T.H. Co., Ltd.; 1920-27, National Physical Laboratory, Teddington; 1927-30, Callenders Cable and Construction Co., Ltd.; 1930, present appointment.

POOLE, W. E. M.I.E.E., F.R.N.S. 31 Canberra Rd. Charlton Park,S.E.7. Engr., Siemens Bros. & Co., Ltd., Woolwich, S.E.18. Born: 1882. Educ.: Armstrong (now King's) Coll. Author of articles and short stories.

POOLES, Frank Harry. A.M.E.E. Deputy Borough Electrical Engr., Derby Corp., 36 Full Street, Derby. Private Address: 20 Arlington Road, Derby. Career: Regent Street Polytechnic; Croydon Tech. School; City Birmingham Elect. Supply; South London Elect. Supply; Fulham, Bexley and Croydon Elect. Depts.

POOLEY, F. M.I.E.E. Partner, Pooley & Austin, 34, Broadway, Westminster, S.W.1. Age: 65. Career: Educ.: private and Liverpool Univ.; Pupil, Liverpool Elec. Supply Co.; National Telephone Co.; Research in H.T. Cables, W. T. Glover & Co., Ltd., & St. Helens Cable Co., Ltd. Founder, Pooley and Austin, 1906.

POOLEY, Francis Henry. M.I. Mech.E., M.I.E. & S. Director, F. A. Greene & Co., Ltd., 29 Bartholomew Close London, E.C.1. Private Address: 3 Sidmouth Road, Brondesbury,, N.W.2. Career: Glasgow Academy; Allan Glens School. Asst. Works Manager, H. Pooley & Sons, Ltd., Weighing Machine Manufacturers; Captain (retired), Tank Corps, Tech. Branch; late Asst. Experimental Officer, Dept. of Tank Experiment and Design. Designer of ancillary plant for paper and chemical works. Author of monologue, "Weighing in Works."

POOLEY, Henry. B.Sc., M.Inst. C.E., M.I.Mech.E., etc. Consulting Engr., 39 Victoria Street, S.W.1. Private Address: Old Market Place, Ingatestone, Essex. Responsible for design and erection of Portland cement works and lime works: Alpha Cement, Ltd. (Metropolitan Cement Works); Green Island Cement Co., Hong Kong; Coltness Iron Co., Ltd., Newmains; Aberthaw and Bristol Channel Portland Cement Co., Ltd.; Barham Bros., Bridgwater (lime works); Union Lime Company (South Africa); Mozambique Portland Cement Co., Ltd.; Gillingham Cement Co., modernisation, etc. Served in the army during the war in France, etc.

POOLEY, Hubert. M.Inst.0.E. 32, Victoria Park Road, Leicester. Career: 7 years articled, Birkenhead Corp.; 7 years, Engr. and Manager, Dunfermline Burgh Gas Undertaking; 10 years, Engr. and Manager, Stafford Corp. Gas and Elect. Undertaking; 23 years, Engr. and Manager, City of Leicester Gas Undertaking. Now retired. Director, Redditch Gas Co.

POOLEY, R. E. A.M.I.E.E. Monksilver, Coombe Rise, Worthing. Late of the Eng. Testing Branch of the G.P.O.

POORE, G. B.Sc. (Eng.), A.C.G.I., A.M.I.Mech.E. Lindum, Hilton Road, Bramhall, Cheshire. Resident Engr. in Manchester, Ruston-Bucyrus, Ltd., Lincoln. Age: 32. Career: Wandsworth Tech. Inst.; Imperial Coll., City & Guilds; apprent., Royal Ordnance Factories, Woolwich Arsenal, 192730; on staff, Ruston-Bucyrus, Ltd.

POPE, Sir William J. K.B.E., F.R.S., M.A., M.Sc. (Tech.), L.L.D., D.Sc., F.C.G.I., F.I.C., Grand Officier, Ordre de Leopold. Prof. of Chemistry and Dir, of the Chemical Laboratories, The Univ., Cambridge. Career: 1897-1901, Head of Chemistry Dept., Goldsmith's Inst•, London; 1901-8, Prof. of Chemistry, Municipal School of Tech., Manchester; 1908 to date, present appointment. Member of Panel of Consultants, Admiralty Inventions Board, 1915. Fellow of Imperial Coll. of Sc. and Tech., London, and of Sydney Sussex Coll., Cambridge.

PORN, Marcel. M.I.Mech.E. (life), M.I.Mar.E. (life), V.D.I. Governing Director, Porn & Dunwoody, Ltd., London, S.E.1. Director, West Cambrian Power Co., Ltd., Marali British Shipping Co., Ltd., Pan Electric, Ltd. Business address: Union Works, Bear Gardens, Park Street, London, S.E.1. Private address: 2, Strathray Gardens, London, N.W.3. Career: Eng. training and studies in Hungary, Roumania and Mittweida (Germany). Pre-war, oilfield engr. for 3 years, and subsequently in the Near East with Head Offices in Bucharest, representing Franco Tosi, Legnano, Italy; Marconi Wireless and Telegraph Co., Ltd., etc. Since 1919 offices transferred to London, and from 1927 as Porn & Dunwoody, Ltd., Diesel, Lift and General Engrs.

PORTE, Reginald G. A.M.I.E.E., M.Inst.T. Stover Lodge, Torquay. Career: i Corrig Sch., Kingstown; Dublin Univ.; Chief Asst. to the late A. E. Porte, M.Inst.C.E., M.I.E.E., Cons. Engr.., Dublin; Supt. and Elect. Engr., G.E. London Motor Omnibus Co., Ltd.; Asst. Manager, Comcl. Vehicle Dept., Manchester Manager and London Manager, Daimler Co., Ltd.; Joint Manager, Daimler Hire Co.; Chief Engr., Southdown Motor Services, Ltd.; General Manager, Devon General Omnibus and Touring Ltd. Joint Patentee, Engine. Turning Gear.

PORTEOUS, Philip. M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.W.E. Engr. and Manager, Cambridge Univ. and Town Waterworks Co., 4, Benet Street, Cambridge. Private address: 3, Sedley Taylor Road, Cambridge. Formerly Engr. and Manager, Waterworks Dept., Bath City Corp., 1927-1931.

PORTEOUS, William K. Captain,R.A.0.C., I.O.M., M.Chem.E., F.S.E., Hon.M.Inst.S.P. Chairman and Managing Director, W. K. Porteous, Ltd., Abbey House, Victoria Street, London, S.W.1. Private address: 6, Netherton Road, St. Margarets, Twickenham. Career: Finsbury Tech. Coll.; City & Guilds; Glasgow Tech. Coll.; Apprent., Gwynnes, Ltd.; draughtsman, G. & J. Weir, Ltd., and Alley & McLellan, Ltd.; asst. to J. W. Hinchley, Cons. Engr.; asst. to Managing Director, W. T. Towler & Sons, Ltd.; Res. Engr., Electro-Metals, Ltd.; Asst. Engr., Wetcarbonizing, Ltd.; Chief draughtsman, Aluminium Plant & Vessel Co., Ltd.; Captn. and I.O.M., R.A.0.C., France, Belgium, Syria, Palestine, etc.; Asst., Kennedy & Donkin, Cons. Engrs. Patentee of Process of Sludge Utilization and Disposal.

PORTER, Major Alfred Gordon. A.M.I.E.E. Elec. Engr., L.C.C.,, Hungerford House, Victoria Embankment, London, W.C.2. Private address: 44, Crieff Road, Wandsworth, S.W.18. Career: Battersea Polytechnic; apprent. to mech. eng.; during War, Major, 85th Siege Battery, R.G.A., mentioned in despatches; Farrow & Sons, Ltd.; Holophane, Ltd.

PORTER, E. W. Assoc.M. Inst.C.E., A.M.E.E. 33, Carlton Road, Derby. Engr., Qualcast, Ltd., Derby. Age: 54. Career: trained as pupil on old Midland Rly. Loco. Dept., Derby; becoming Chief Elect. Draughtsman and Dist. Elect. Engr. on L.M.S.; Retired, 1935. Past-Chairman, East Midlands Sub-centre, I.E.E.

PORTER, James Paterson. B.Sc. (Eng.) (Hons.) London, M.Inst.C.E. Resident Engr., Main Drainage Div, Chief Engr's Dept., London County Council, Northern Outfall Works, Beckton, East Ham. Private address: "Woodclear," Cassiobury Drive, Watford, Herts. Age: 42. Career: Otago Univ. Coll., N.Z.; Univ. Coll., London; Chadwick Medallist, 1921; Training, North and Sons, Ltd., Watford. 1922-23, Sir Wm. Arrol and Co., Ltd. (Newcastle Area); 1923-24, Asst. Engr., Logan & Hemingway on construction of Watford Branch, Metro. Rly.; 1924-27, Hertfordshire C.C., Resident Engr., Barnet By-Pass Road, 1927-38, L.C.C. Associate Editor (Eng. articles) of Building Encyclopedia, 1937.

PORTER Ralph Classon. M.Sc., M.I.Mech.E. Private address: Crosby, Northfield, Birmingham. Career: Degree, Victoria Univ.; apprent.; Beyer Peacock, Manchester. Under-Manager of Rolling Mills, Frodingham Iron and Steel Co.; Professeur, Ecole Polytechnique, Cairo; Senr. Lecturer in Mech. Eng. and Dir. of the Power Station, Birmingham Univ. Superannuated, September, 1936.

PORTER, Raymond Burrows. B.Sc. (Eng.) Edinburgh, Assoc.M. Inst.C.E. Resident Engr., Albert Edward and Northumberland Docks, Tyne Improvement Commission, Percy Main, North Shields. Private address: 7, Northumberlandagace Tynemoutb, N. Shields. Age: 37. Career: Hons. Degree, Bachelor offing. Sc., Univ. of 1.? •.6(-4_,S.• Edinburgh with distinction in Civil Eng. and Drawing; Asst. Engr., Sheffield Corp. Sewage Disposal Works (Construction of New Bio-Aeration Scheme in place of Filter Beds) 1922-1924; Asst. Engr., reconstruction of Inverness-Perth Road 1924-1925; Asst. Engr., Haweswater Scheme, Manchester Corp. Waterworks; Workshop experience, Highland Rly. Inverness and Caledonian Canal, Inverness. Holder of Ardross Silver Medal for Art (Scotland).

PORTHAM, Roland Sydney. M.I.E.E., M.I.Mar.E., A.M.I.N.A. Consulting Engr. and Director, Superheater Co., Ltd., Singapore Elec. Traction Co., Ltd., Shanghai Elec. Constr. Co., Ltd. (London C 'tee.). Business address: Bush House, Aldwych, London, W.0.2. Private address: 73, Park Mansions, Knightsbridge, S.W.1. Career: City & Guilds (Silver Medallist); trained, Siemens Bros., Ltd., and Ferranti, Ltd.; Joint Managing Director, Bruce, Peebles & Co., Ltd., and Superheater Co., Ltd.

POSSNETT, A. F. J. A.M.I.E.E. 42, Abbey Road, Westbury on Trym, Bristol. Chief Engr., John Robinson & Co., Ltd., Bristol (Branch of the British Oil and Cake Mills, Ltd.). Age: 34. Career: L.C.C. Sch. of Eng. and Navigation, London, E.14; training: Fraser & Chalmers Eng. Works, Erith, subsequently Turbine Contracts Engr. and then Turbine Sales Engr.; appointed Asst. Chief Engr., Erith Oil Works, Erith 1931; Chief Engr., John Robinson & Co., Ltd., 1936.

POSTLETHWAITE, J. P. M.C., M.I.Mech.E. Chief Engr. and General Manager, Low Temperature Carbonisation, Ltd., 28, Grosvenor Place, S.W.1. Private address: 12, Claremont Park, N.3. Career: Apprent., Vickers Sons & Maxim, Ltd.; Asst. Chief Engr., Marine Diesel Dept., Wm. Beardmore, Ltd..; Works Manager, Low Temperature Carbonisation, Ltd. Served during war with Royal Artillery.

POTTER, R. B. B.A. (Eng.) (Cantab.). Vice-Chairman, Simon-Carves, Ltd., Cheadle Heath, Stockport. Private address: 63, Catherine Place, London, S.W.I. Educ: Winchester Coll., Trinity Coll., Cambridge.

POTTER, Stanley. A.M.E.E. Elec. Traction Engr., English Elec. Co., Ltd., Kingsway, W.C.2. Career: Apprent., Dick Kerr Works of English Elec. Co.; has personally handled Rly. Electrifications in India, Japan, Denmark, France.

POTTS, E. A.M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst. M. & Cy.E., M.R.San.I., Regd. Archt. Deputy Borough Engr. and Surveyor, Town Hall, Burton-on-Trent. Age: 50. Career: articled pupil, 1903-07 to the late John Ward, Esq., M.Inst. C.E., Borough Surveyor and Waterworks Engr., Derby; subsequently served with the County Boroughs of Stockport, Rotherham, and Newport, Mon. Served with 177th Tunnelling Co., R.E., in Great War.

POTTS, Robert Sydney. A.M. I.N.A., A.M.I.Mech.E., M.I.Mar.E., Ex. 1st Cl. B.O.T. Cert. Consulting Engr., Chronicle House, 72, Fleet Street, E.C.4. Private address: 36, Fowlers Walk, Ealing, W.S. Career: apprent. and Junr. draughtsman, Swan, Hunter and Wigham Richardson, Ltd.; Sea experience, British Tanker Co.; Asst. Consulting Engr., Swan, Macfarlane & Co.; Asst. Suptg. Engr., United Africa Co., Ltd., West Africa.

POUGHER, Ernest W. M.I.H.V.E., M.Far.S., F.R.M.S., etc. Governor and Consulting Engr., Ernest W. Pougher & Son, Engrs., Old Trafford, Manchester. Private address: 99, IViauldeth Road West, Withington, Manchester. Career: Saunders & Taylors, Ltd., 13 years; James Stotts, Ltd., Oldham, 6 years, Engr.; Matthews & Yates & Co., Ltd., Swinton, 6 years as Chief Engr. Lecturer and Demonstrator, to the National Joint Industrial Council, Manchester Area Educ. C 'tee. (Heating and Domestic); Lecturer and Demonstrator, Manchester Coll. of Tech. (Heating, Ventilating and Oxy-Ac. Welding).

POUND, G. T. B.Sc., M.Inst.C.E., M.T.P.I. 615, Rodney House, Dolphin Square, S.W.1. Asst. to Town Planning Consultant, Longstreth Thompson, A.M.Inst.C.E., 58, Victoria Street, S.W.1. Age: 48. Retired from the Indian Service of Engrs. in 1930.

POUND-CORNER, H. S. M.A., A.M.I.E.E. With Traction Dept., The English Elec. Co., Ltd. Educ.: Wellington School; Sidney Sussex Coll., Cambridge.

POUNDER, Cuthbert Coulson. M.I.Mech.E. Tech. Manager of Eng. Drawing Offices, Harland & Wolff, Ltd., Belfast. Private address: 42, Malone Hill Park, Belfast. Author of "Machinery and Pipe Arrangement on Shipboard "; "Oil Burning Installations"; "Design of Flat Plates"; etc., etc.

POWELL, A. G. A.M.I.E.E. "Sunnycroft," The Drive, Hillingdon, Uxbridge, Middlesex. With Inspection Dept., The Gramophone Co., Ltd., Hayes, Middlesex. Age: 36. Career: Taunton's Sch• Southampton; previously engaged with Rowntree & Co., Ltd., York and British Celanese, Ltd., Spondon.

POWELL, Edward John. Assoc.M. Inst.C.E. Deputy County Engr. and Surveyor, Glamorgan County Council, County Hall, Cardiff. Private address: Porth House, Radyr, Glam. Career: 1918-21, articled pupil to G. H. Jack, Esq., M.Inst.C.E., F.G.S.; 1922-1925, Asst. Engr., Essex C.C.; 1925-1930, Asst. Engr., and 1930-1935, Chief Bridge Asst., Glamorgan C.C.

POWELL, Lt.-Commdr. Henry T. R.N., A.M.E.E. The Cottage, St. Julians, Sevenoaks. Lieutenant Commander, Royal Navy. Age: 35.

POWELL, Hugh Morgan. B.Sc. (Eng.)" London, A.M.I.E.E. Supt. of Metering and Testing, London Power Co., Ergon House, Horseferry Road; S.W.1. Private address: 9, Riversdale Road, Thames Ditton, Surrey. Age: 36. Career: Northampton and Battersea Polytechnics; B.T.-H., Ferranti and Ferguson Pailin.

POWELL, J. W. A.M.Mech.E., A.M.I.Struct.E., Dipl. Civil Eng., M.Inst.R.A., M.W.M.A. 1st Asst. Engr., Cory Bros. & Co., Ltd., Oil Dept., 57-59, St. Mary Axe, E.C.3. Career: Strand Sch. (King's Coll.), London; The polytechnics; The 'Northampton' Eng. Coll., London Univ.; The Sir John Cass Inst., London; Vickers, Ltd., Erith; Jas. Spenser & Sons, Ltd., Manchester; Cory Bros. & Co., Ltd., London.

POWELL, J. W. A.M.C.T., A.M. I.Mech.E. 30, Acresfield Road, Pendleton, Manchester. Asst. Works Manager, Messrs. Lancaster & Tonge, Pendleton. Age: 28. Career: Manchester Grammar Sch.; Manchester Coll. of Tech.; apprent., Henry Simon, Ltd., Cheadle Heath.

POWELL, R. D. F. A.M.I.E.E. 8, Highgate Avenue, Highgate, London, N.6. Asst. Station Supt., Area F., Central London Electy., Ltd. Age: 47. Career: 1908-14, apprent., G.N. Rly.; 1914-17, Engr. in oil pumping stations, Mexico for Cia. Mexicana el Aquila; 1917-19, Mar. Engr. on Eagle Oil Transport; 1919-24; Mar. Engr., Anglo Saxon Petroleum Co.; 1924, St. James and Pall Mall Elec. Lt. Co. Holds 1st-cl. B.O.T. Cert., steam and oil.

POWER, R. E. A.M.Mech.E. Tonyfedwen, Writtle Road, Chelmsford. Estimator Engr., Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Co., Ltd., Chelmsford. Age: 30. Career: Cardiff High Sch.; Cardiff Tech. Coll.; Univ. Coll. of S. Wales and Mon.; 2 years apprent., Harland & Wolff, Ltd., North Woolwich; 3 years, Estimator Engr., Harland & Wolff, Ltd., and 4 years, Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Co., Ltd.

POWNALL, John Edmund. A.M. I.E.E., A.M.I.Mech.E. Deputy Borough Elect. Engr., Tunbridge Wells Corp., 33, Grove Hill Road, Tunbridge Wells. Private address: Green Shutters, Connaught Way, Tunbridge Wells. Career: King's Coll., London; Asst. Engr., Hampstead; Engr.-in-Charge, Hammersmith, Dover and Bolton.

POYNOR, Allen Woolston. B.Sc. (Eng., Lond.), Assoc.M.Inst.C.E, M.Inst.M. & Cy.E. Deputy Borough Engr. and Surveyor, Borough of Southall, Middx. Private address: 2, Manston Avenue, Norwood Green, Southall. Age: 35. Career: Wellingborough Sch.; Loughborough Coll. (Hons. dipl.), 192124; Eng. Asst., Leicester, 1925-27 and Birmingham, 1927-29; Chief Eng. Asst., Orsett R.D.C., 1929-33.

POYNTON, L. E. A.M.Inst.C.E. The Cottage, Hill, Nr. Falfield, Glos. Age: 63. Career: educ.: privately; articled, G. R. Stothert & Co.; Babcock & Wilcox; Finchley U.D.C. 12 years in S. America for C. H. Walker, Pub. Works Contractors, Buenos Ayres, Port extensions, etc.; various other appointments as Chief Mech. Engr., including Salonika Plains Reclamation, etc., etc.

PRADO, A. Dip. Eng. (Liverpool), A.M.I.E.E. Naturalized British Subject. 58, Green Lane North, Wavertree, Liverpool, 16. Sc. Master, Old Swan Junr. Tech. Sch., Broadgreen Road, Old Swan, Liverpool, and Evening Lecturer in Mathematics, City Tech. Coll., Liverpool. Age: 39. Career: Educ.: Liverpool Univ.; training, Mersey Railway Co., and Schneider et Cie., Champagne sur Seine, Elect. Works, France; 10 years with Automatic Telephone and Elec. Co., Ltd. of Liverpool.

PRANGNELL, Norman William. M.I.E.E. Consulting Engr., King's Terrace, Portsmouth. Born: 1876. Career: Loughborough Coll.; Lower Dulwich Coll. Trained under Sir William Preece and at Finsbury Tech. Coll. 1895-8, Asst. and later Engr.-Manager, Hampstead Elec. Supply Co. 1898-1919, Metropolitan Elec. Supply Co. as Station Engr., then Mains Asst., and lastly as Distributing Engr.; 1919, Dep. Controller of Stores, Disposal Board; 1920, C. A. Parsons & Co., Ltd., Newcastle-on-Tyne, sales manager. Member of Editing Committee appointed by the I.E.E. to draft regulations controlling the uses of electy. at sea. 1927, Man. Dir., Messrs. Vosper, Ship Builders, Portsmouth; Consulting Engr., Portsmouth.; 1915-19, Lieut., R.N.V.R. Dealt with the re-design and re-equipment of service searchlights in ships of war.

PRATT, A. S. R. B.Sc., Dipl. Eng., Leeds, A.M.I.E.E. 4, Spring Mount, Horton, Bradford. Director, Christopher Pratt & Sons, Ltd., 33, North Parade, Bradford, Yorks. Age: 38. Career: Bradford Grammar Sch., 1909-17; Flight-Cadet, R.A.F., 1918; London Univ. Matric., 1917; Leeds Univ, 1919-22; Lecturer, Bradford Tech. Coll., 1929 to date; Vice-Chairman, Elect. Contractors' Assoc. Inc., Bradford Branch, 1938.

PRATT, F. G. M.Inst.C.E. Barn-a-Bush, Hooks Hill, Sheringham, Norfolk. Age: 57. Career: Cent. Tech. Coll.; pupilage, A. Handyside & Co.; Asst. Engr., Lagos Govmt. Rlys., P.W.D. Uganda and P.W.D. Northern Nigeria; Director P.W, Nyasaland and Tanganyika. Retired from Colonial service, 1930.

PRATT, W. T. B.Sc. (Eng.) (Hons.), A.0.G., D.C., A.M.E.E. 46, Fairdale Gardens, Hayes, Middlesex. Head of Test Eng. Dept., Elec. and Musical Industries, Ltd., Hayes, Middlesex. Age: 32. Career: apprent., H.M. Dockyard, Devonport, 1922-26; City & Guilds (Eng.) Coll., 1926-29; Research diploma of the Imperial Coll. obtained in 1929; engaged with The Gramophone Co., Ltd., for development work July 1929 and held present appointment since 1933. Also lecturer in Radio Eng. at Southall Tech. Coll.

PREECE, A. M.Sc. Lecturer in Metallurgy, The Univ., Leeds. Private address: 29, Cymmer Road, Glyncorrwg, Port Talbot, Glam. Age: 33. Career: Swansea Univ., S. Wales Siemens Steel Research Assocn.

PREECE, Engr. Vice-Admiral George. K.C.B., M.I.Mech.E., M.I. N.A., M.I.Mar.E., M.Inst.Met. Engr.-in-Chief of the Fleet, Admiralty, Whitehall, S.W.1. Private address: 11, St. John's Park Road, Blackheath, S.E.3. Career: Entered Royal Navy as Engr. Cadet, 1900. After completing training at R.N. Eng. Coll., Keyham, and R.N. Coll., Greenwich (advanced course), appointed Engr. -Lieut. to H.M.S. "Britannia" in 1907; promoted to Engr. Lieut.-Commander, 1914; as Senr. Engr. of H.M.S. "Lion" was mentioned in despatches for services during the Dogger Bank action (1915), and was specially promoted to Engr. Commander in 1917; as Engr. Captain (1925-30), served inter alia as Fleet Engr. Officer on the staff of the Commander-in-Chief, Home Fleet, and as Asst. Engr. -in-Chief of the Fleet; promoted to.Engr. Rear-Admiral in 1930; appointed Deputy Engr.-in-Chief in 1935; and became Engr-in-Chief of the Fleet in 1936 with the rank of Engr. Vice-Admiral.

PRESCOTT, James C. D.Eng., A.M.I.E.E. Prof. of Elect. Eng., King's Coll., Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Career: Educ.: Univ. of Liverpool; Research engr., Metropolitan-Vickers, Ltd.; Research asst. to the late G. W. Walker, F.R.S.; H.M. Mining School, Portsmouth; Lecturer in Elect. Eng. and Warden of the Halls of Residence for Men in the Univ. of Liverpool.

PRESCOTT, Raymond C. M.Sc., M.I.Mech.E. Principal, Kenrick Tech. Coll., West Bromwich. Private address: 2, Vicarage Road, Handsworth, Birmingham, 19. Career: Manchester Grammar School, Cheshire County Scholar; Manchester Univ., Corp. Research Scholar. Pupil, John Musgraves, Bolton; Engr., Cambrian Leather Works and Dunlop Rubber Co.; Head of Eng. Dept. at Swindon and Portsmouth Tech. Coils.

PRESCOTT, W. C. A.M. I.Mech.E. i8, Green Road, Knock, Belfast. Jepresentative for Northern Ireland and Eire, Turners Asbestos Cement Co.

PRESCOTT, Baronet of Godmanchester, Major Sir William H. 1st Bt. (1938), C.B.E., D.L., J.P., M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., R.E., Barrister-at-Law (Gray 's Inn), Fellow of the Royal Soc. of Arts, Fellow of Inst. of Arbitrators. Consulting Civil Engr., 3, Plowden Buildings, Temple, London, E.C.4. Private addresses: 7, Clarence Terrace, Regent's Park, London, N.W.1, and The Chestnuts, Godmanchester. High Sheriff, Counties of Cambridge and Huntingdon, 1938. Chairman, Metropolitan Water Board since 1928; Chairman, Lee Conservancy Board; Chairman, Lee Conservancy Catchment Board; Member of the Lee Valley Drainage Commission; Past Pres., British Waterworks Assocn. (Inc.); Member, Govmt. Water Advisory Committee to the Min. of Health; Member, Govmt. Roads Advisory Committee to the Min. of Transport; High Sheriff of Middlesex, 1929; Alderman, and (1936-37) Past Chairman, of the Middlesex C. C.; Chairman of the East Middlesex Drainage Committee. Represents Middlesex C. C. Dn the Metropolitan Water Board; Chairman, Edmonton Petty Sessional Division of County of Middlesex since 1936; Master, Worshipful Company of Paviors; Hon. F. and Past-Pres., Inst. of Sanitary Engrs.; Hon. M.Inst. of Mun. & Cy.E.; Vice-Pres., U.D.C. Assocn.; M.P. (C.U.), North Tottenham, Dec., 1918-22.

PRESTON, E. B. M.I.E.E., M.E. (Ind.). "Hillbarrow," Paines Lane, Pinner, Middlesex. With C. A. Parsons & Co., Ltd., Newcastle-on-Ty ne.

PRESTON, Geoffrey W. A.M.I. E.E., Mem.A.I.E.E. Gen. Manager, Copper Development Assoc., Thames House, Millbank, London, S.W.1. Private address: 23, Bentley Way, Stanmore, Middx. Educ.: Faraday House. Formerly with Callenders Cable & Const. Co., Ltd., and the British Power and Light Corp.

PRESTON, John Roger. F.R.San. I.,M.I.Mech.E., F.I.Arb., M.I.H.V.E. (Past Pres.). Partner, J. Roger Preston & Partners, Consulting Engrs., Dilke House, Malet Street, London, W.C.1. Private address: Screel, Letchmore Road, Radlett, Herts.

PRESTON, J. S. B.Sc. (Eng.), A.C.G.I., A.M.I.Mech.E. 1, Rosecroft Avenue, Hampstead, N.W.3. Field Engr., British Burmah Petroleum Co., Upper Burmah. Age: 39. Career: 1923-26, Asst. Engr. to Mr. N. M. Clougher, Consulting Engr.; 1927-29, Asst. Engr., The Chemical and Metallurgical Corp; 1929 to date, British Burmah Petroleum Co., Burmah.

PRESTON, John Silvey. M.A. (Cantab.), A.M.I.E.E., F.Inst.P., Fellow of the Physical Soc., Member of Council, Illuminating Eng. Soc. Scientific Officer, National Physical Laboratory and Gen. Sec., International Commission on Illumination. Business address: National Physical Laboratory, Teddington, Middlesex. Private address: Mendip, Burton 's Road, Hampton Hill, Middlesex. Educ.: Bristol Grammar School and Trinity Coll., Cambridge.

PRICE, A. C. B. Sc. (Eng.), A.M. E.E., A.K.C., F.I.C.P.A. Manager, Patent Dept., Babcock & Wilcox, Ltd., Babcock House, Farringdon Street, E.C.4. Age: 39. Career: Harvey Grammar Sch.; King's Coll., London; 2nd Lieut., Tank Corps; Asst. Patent Dept., English Elec. Co., Ltd.; Asst. and Senr. Patent Agent, General Elec. Co., Ltd.; Patents C 'tee., B.E.A.M. A.

PRICE, Albert Eric. B.Sc. (Eng.), A.M.I.E.E. Mains Laying Supt., Midland Elec. Corp. for P.D. Ltd., Ocker Hill, Tipton, Staffs. Private address: "Catherick," Chawnhill, Stourbridge, Worcs. Age: 34. Educ.: Univ. of Birmingham.

PRICE, A. J. A.M.I.E.E., M.Inst.B.E. 7, Rowlett Road, Corby, Nr. Kettering. Principal, Monotechnic Inst. and Master of Apprentices under joint control of Northamptonshire Education C'tee. and Stewarts and Lloyds, Ltd., Corby, Nr. Kettering. Age: 38. Career: Blackpool Grammar Sch.; War service, 2nd Lt., R.A.F. (Pilot) with 42, 103 and 110 Squadrons; until July, 1938, on Tech. Staff, Blackpool Corp. Elect. Dept.

PRICE, F. C. A.M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.A.E. Silverburn, Albert Square, Bowdon, Altrincham. Senr. Partner, and Chief Engr., Charles Price & Sons, Lancashire Road Roller Co., Broadheath, Altrincham, Ches. Age: 51. Career: Manchester Grammar Sch.; Birmingham Mun. Sch. Technology; Works and D.O. with Aveling & Porter, Ltd., Rochester; Design Staff, Wolseley Siddeley Car Co., Birmingham, and Birmingham Small Arms Co.

PRICE, F. L. A.M.I.Mech.E. Gorselands, Holywood, Belfast. Irish Manager, R. A. Lister & Co., Ltd.; Blackstone & Co., Ltd.: MasseyHarris, Ltd.

PRICE, Howard. A.M.I.E.E. Asst. Station Supt., Blackburn Meadows, Sheffield Corp. Elec. Dept. Private address: 16, Rundle Road, Sheffield, 7. Age: 51. Educ.: Univ. Coll., Sheffield.

PRICE, Owen Alfred. M.I.Mech.E. Chief Hydraulic Engr., Glenfield & Kennedy, Ltd., Kilmarnock, Scotland. Age: 55. Formerly Centrifugal Pump Specialist, etc. with Drysdale & Co., Ltd., Yoker, Glasgow, and Ruston and Hornsby, Ltd., Lincoln, where he was also directing Aeroplane mftre. for 4 years. Patents: Free Vortex Jet Disperser, Tilting Disc Reflux Valve, etc., etc.

PRIDEAUX, F. G. A.M.I.Mech.E. Cairn Cottage, Newick, Sussex. Retired. Age: 63. Career: 1889-91, Blundell's Sch.; 1891-93, Merchant Venturer's Coll., Bristol; 1893-97, apprent., Fielding & Platt, Gloucester; 1897-99, Draughtsman, Summers & Scott, Gloucester; 1899-1901; Asst. Engr., Fishguard & Rosslare Rlys. and Harbours Co.; 1901-16, Asst. Engr., G.S. & W. Rly.; 1916-24, Stores Supt., G.S. & W. Rly.; 1924-31, Stores Supt., G.S. Rlys.

PRIEST, Charles Wilson Albert. B.Sc. (Eng.) Lond., A.M.I.E.E. Turbine Room Supt., Fulham New Power Station, Townmead Road, London, S.W.6. Career: Portsmouth Coll. Test Dept., Dick Kerr Works, English Elec. Co., Preston; Staff appointments, Deptford Power, Stattion, London Power Co.

PRIESTMAN, Philip Dent. J.P. Director, Priestman Bros., Ltd., Holderness Foundry, Hull, Yorks. Private address: West Hill, Hessle, East Yorks.

PRIMROSE, James S. A. M.I.E.E. Consulting Engr., partner in firm of Ramsay & Primrose, 172, Pitt Street, Glasgow, C.2; Director, Elec. Consulting and Supply Co., Ltd.; Managing Director, British Elec. Trading Co., Ltd.; Chairman, Primrose Motor Co., Ltd. Born: 1880. Career: Kelvinside Academy; Royal Tech. Coll.; Marine Engr., Ross & Duncan; Elect. Engr., Mayor & Coulson, Ltd., and Allan Arthur & Ure.

PRINGLE, James S. O.B.E., M.I.E.E., A.C.G.I. Director of Elect. Eng., Admiralty, London, S.W.1. Private address: 24, York Mansions, Prince of Wales Drive, S.W.11. Career: Educ.: City and Guilds of London Inst. Held appointments with Evershed and Vignoles, Ltd., R. W. Blackwell & Co., Ltd., and Crompton & Co., Ltd.; appointed Deputy Borough Elect. Engr., Salford; appointments in Admiralty service: in charge of Elect. Depts. at H.M. Dockyards, Gibraltar, Malta and Rosyth, and as Asst. Dir, of Dockyards at the Admiralty.

PRIOR, F. J. J. A.M.Inst.C.E. 48 Fairdale Gardens, Hayes, Mddx. Eng. Asst. to Divl. Engr., G.W. Rly., Paddington. Age: 30. Career: Featherstone Boys Sch., Southall; Acton and Chiswick Polytechnic; Training, G.W. Rly.; British Inst. Eng. Tech. (Diploma M.I.E.T.). 2nd Lt. Royal Engineers (S.R.)

PRIOR, H. J. B.Sc. (Eng.), A.M. Inst.C.E., M. I.Struct.E. General Manager, Alex. Findlay & Co., Ltd., Parkneuk Works, Motherwell. Age: 36. In Structural Eng. since leaving Coll.

PRITCHARD, G. H. M.Inst.C.E., F.R.San.Inst. Eng. Inspector, Ministry of Health, Whitehall, S.W.1. Private address: "Crosswoods," Assheton Road, Beaconsfield, Bucks. Age: 56. Career: Articled with Borough Engr., Warwick; subsequently completed early training by Special Private Coach. Asst. to Messrs. Willcox and Raikes, Consulting Civil Engrs., Birmingham; Engr.-in-Charge of various Schemes of Water Supply and Sewerage; Appointed a District Engr., P.W.D., Ceylon (1924); subsequently acting Provincial Engr. and Asst. Dir. of Public Works, Ceylon; Left Ceylon, 1933 and received present appointment.

PRITCHARD, J. Laurence. Hon. F.R.Ae.S., M.Inst.Aer. Sciences. Sec., The Royal Aeronautical Soc., 7 Albemarle Street, Piccadilly, London, W.1. Born: 1885. Career: Dulwich Coll.; Christ's Coll., Cambridge; entered Fleet St., 1908, author and journalist, writer on scientific subjects, aeronautics, etc. Private in R. Fus., 1915; Air Ministry, 1918; retired with rank of Captain. Editor of Journal of R. Aeronautical Soc. since 1920; Tech. Writer, Wireless Encycl., 1923-24. Books include "Aeroplane Structures" (with A. J. S. Pippard); "The Story of the Aeroplane," etc., and numerous works of fiction. Tech. Editor, the Handbook of Aeronautics, 1931.

PRITCHARD, Captain Leonard H. M.I.Mech.E., M.I.N.A., Mech. Eng., Technikum, Winterthur. "Oakhurst," Brooks Green, nr. Horsham. Age: 63. Career: Epsom Coll. (Modern Side); 1 years Shops, Yates & Thom, Blackburn; 1 year with Heenan & Froude; 1 year Tech. Asst., Wheatley & Mackenzie, Pat. Agents and Cons. Engrs.; 3 years Cantonal Eng. Coll., Winterthur, Switzerland; 1 year Asst. Engr., Rieter & Koller, Genl. Engrs., Konstance; 9 months in Charge, "English Colonial" selling dept., Humboldt Eng. Works, Kalk, nr. Cologne; Repres. and Res. Engr. for Clark & Standfield, Floating Dock Engrs., at Pola, Austria; 2+ years, Engr. i/c. Royal Mint, Bangkok; 3 years at Pola (23,000 ton Dock and negotiation of other work for Austrian Govmt.); 1+ years for Clark & Standfield at Swan & Hunter for construction of floating docks for British Navy and Colonies; Repres. and Res. Engr. for Swan, Hunter & Wigham Richardson, at Nikolaieff, S. Russia (construction 40,000 ton Dock for Impl. Russian Navy); War service, 2+ years Admiralty Insp., Production and Tech. Officer for Seaplanes and Flying Boats, Lieut. R.N.V.R. and R.A.F.; 1 year Continental Repres., Bristol Aeroplane Co.; 2 years Expert and Dist. Officer, Reparation Commission (Disposal Bd. Sect.) for Silesia; 7 years Chief Engr., Silica Gell, Ltd. Languages, German, French, Italian and Russian.

PRITCHARD, R. S. A.M.I.Mech.E. Mill Manager and Engr., J. Heap & Sons, Ltd., Rice Mills, Liverpool. Member of The Liverpool Eng. Soc.

PRITCHETT, Cyril George Francis. A.M.I.E.E., A.C.G.I. Director, Pritchett & Gold and E.P.S. Co., Ltd., Dagenham Dock, Essex. Private address: 8a, Eccleston Street, London, S.W.1. Age: 34. City & Guilds Eng. Coll., 1922-5, then 6 months in U.S.A. with Elec. Storage Battery Co.; 1928-36, Works Manager to Pritchett & Gold & E.P.S. Co., Ltd.

PROCKTER, Colin Edward. A.M.I.E.E., A.M.I.Mech.E. Mech. and Elect. Engr., P.W.D., Gold Coast, W. Africa. Private Address: 4 Morn ington Road, Norwich. Ed.: City of Norwich Sch.; Norwich Tech. Coll.; thereafter Mech. and Elect. Engr., Imperial Tobacco Co., Ltd., Limbe, Nyasaland.

PROCTER, A. N. M.Sc. (Eng.), M.I.Struct.E., A.M.Inst.C.E. Consulting Structural and Civil Engr. and Surveyor, 113 Edmund Street, Birmingham, 3. Age: 35. Epworth Coll.; Apprent., Stafford Coal and Iron Co.; Articled, Ewart S. Andrews, B.Sc., M.Inst.C.E., etc.; Research Work on Elastic Stability of Steelwork; Civil Eng. Asst., Birmingham Corp. Consulting Engr. since 1933, engaged in structural steelwork, reinforced concrete, layout and design of factories, aeroplane hangars, etc., estate development, surveys, mining subsidence, reports, expert witness, etc. Past Mem. Council, Inst. Struct. Engrs., Vice Chairman, Mid land Counties Branch.

PROCTER, H. T. A.M.Inst.C.E. F.L.A.S. Land Agent, etc., Senior Partner in firm of Proctor & Birkbeck 32 Market Square, Lancaster. Age: 75. Career: Trained at King's Coll., London; practiced in London for 15 years as a Civil Engr. and then took up Land Agency work as above.

PROCTOR, R. F. M.Sc. (Eng.), A.M.I.E.E. "Alston," Ilmington Road, Kenton, Harrow, Mddx. Research Engr., G.E.C. Ltd., Wembley. Age: 42. Career: Educ.: Tutor and Durham Univ.; 1917-19, N.P.L.; 1920 to date, G.E.C. Research Labs.

PROUD, H. M. A.M.I.E.E., M.I.R.S.E., M.P.W.I. Chief Commercial Engr., Westinghouse Brake and Signal Co. Ltd., 82 York Way, King's Cross, London, N.1. Age: 55. Career: High Sch., Brentwood; 1898, Apprent., Scientific Appliance Co.; 1902-03, London United Tramways and Central London Rly.; 1904-07, installation of power and automatic signalling, District Rly. and Tube lines; 1907-14, supervision of signalling installations on Metro. Rly. for McKenzie and Holland Ltd.; 1914, transferred to Office Eng. Staff, McKenzie, Holland & Westinghouse Power Signal Co., later absorbed into Westinghouse Brake and Signal Co.; present appointment, 1932. Has served on many Committees of I.E.E., I.R.S.E., and B.S.I. Past Pres., Inst.R.S.E. (1937).

PROUDFOOT, J. Clifford. M.I. Mar.E., 1st Cl. B.O.T. (Steam and Motors). Forge Manager, Northern Aluminium Co., Middlemore Road, Handsworth, Birmingham. Private Address: 73 Leopold Avenue, Handsworth Wood, Birmingham, 20. Age: 30. Career: Goole Grammar Sch.; Hull Municipal Tech. Coll.; Mech. Engr., L.M. & S. Rly.; Senr. Engr., Commonwealth and Dominion Line.

PROWDE, Oswald Longstaff., C.M.G., B.A. Hons. (Eng.), (Cantab.) M.Inst.C.E. (Telford Gold Medallist), Orders of Ismail, Nile and Medjidieh (Egyptian). Partner, Sir Murdoch MacDonald and Partners, 72, Victoria Street, London, S.W.1. Private address: Rutland Hotel, 29, De Vere Gardens, W.8. Career: 1905-25, Egyptian Govmt. Irrigation Service; 1917-26, Resident Engr.-in-Charge of Gezira Irrigation Scheme (including the Sennar Dam).

PRYCE-JONES, Capt. H. M.Eng., A.M.Inst.C.E., M. I. E.E. Deputy City Elect. Engr., Liverpool Corporation Electy. Supply Dept., Hatton Garden, Liverpool, Lancs. Age: 37. Career: Galway Grammar Sch.; Manchester Coll. of Tech.; Univ. of Liverpool; Apprent., British Westinghouse Co. and later with Metro-Vick.

PRYER, R. W. J. B.Sc. (Eng.), A.M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.A.E., Capt. R.A.O.C. (T.A.). 11 Storer Road, Loughborough. Snr. Lecturer in Automobile Eng., Loughborough Coll. Age: 41. Author of "An Introduction to Engineering" (Pitman), and jointly with S. J. Young, Esq., "The Testing of Internal Combustion Engines" (English Univ. Press).

PRYOR, Thomas. D.S.O., M.Inst. M.M. Consulting Mining Engr., Messrs. John Taylor & Sons, 6, Queen Street Place, London, E.C.4. Private address: 53, Temple Fortune Hill, London, N.W.11. Career: Grad. Red ruth School of Mines, Cornwall. Mining Engr. in Spain (Copper), 1905-08; in Colombia, S. America (Gold), 1908-11; in Kolar Gold Field, S. India (Gold), 1911-15 and 1920-24; war service, 1915-19; 1924 to date, Consulting Mining Engr. in London, involving inspection of and report on metalliferous mines in many different countries.

PUCKLE, Owen Standidge. A.M.I.E.E., F.T.S. Works Manager, late Research Engr., A. C. Cossor, Ltd., 230, Dalston Lane, Hackney, E. Private address: 8, Mill Ridge, Edgware, Middx. Tech. Educ.: Regent Street Polytechnic, etc. Formerly Research Engr., Marconi Wireless Telegraph Co., Ltd. Author of Translation of "Fernseh Empfang" into English, published as "Television Reception" by Manfred von Ardenne and 0. S. Puckle (Chapman & Hall, Ltd.), etc., etc.

PUGH, Brinley. B.Sc. (Hons.), A.M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.Mar.E. Demonstrator, Leeds Univ. Private address: Hollyshaw, Scholes, Nr.Leeds, Age: 32. Career: Apprent., Barry Graving Dock & Eng. Co., Ltd.; Univ. Coll., Cardiff; Courtaulds, Ltd., Coventry; Design Calculator with Albion Motors, Ltd., Glasgow; Lecturer in Mech. Eng. at South Wales and Monmouthshire School of Mines, Treforest. Book: "Positive Rotary Pumps, Compressors and Exhausters" —Draughtsman Publishing Co.

PUGH, H. V. A.M.T.C., A.M.I. Mech.E., A.M.I.E.E. Power Station Supt., South Wales Power Co., 27 Newport Road, Cardiff. Age: 31.

PUGH, Norman J. A.M.Inst.C.E., A.M.Inst.W.E. Water Engr. and Manager, City of Coventry Water Dept., Council House, Coventry. Private address: Overveen, Beechwood Avenue, Coventry. Age: 36. Career: Eng. Asst., 1923-25, Coventry; 1925-26, Nuneaton; 192628, Coventry. Senr. Eng. Asst., Public Works Dept., Birmingham, 1928-34; Deputy Water Engr. and Manager, Wolverhampton, 1934-36; Waterworks Engr. and Manager, Margate, 1.936-38.

PUGH, Reginald. B.A. (Hons.). Secretary, Inst. of Eng. Inspection, Terminal House, 52, Grosvenor Gardens, S.W.1. Editor of "Engineering Inspection" (official organ of the Inst.).

PUGH, William David. A.Met. Mappin Medallist, M.I. & S.I., M.N.E.C.Inst., M.Brit.F., M.Am.S. Met. Supt., Darlington Forge Ltd., The Forge, Darlington, Co. Durham. Private Address: 452 Coniscliffe Road, Darlington. Age: 33. Career: The Polytechnic, Regent Street; Sheffield Univ.; Research Dept., Tech. Asst., Works Manager, Asst. Supt. of Steel Production, Vickers Works.

PULL, E. M.I.Mech.E., M.I.Mar.E., M.R.Soc.T. Consulting Engr. Address: Wick Beech Avenue, Wickford, Essex. Career: Apprent., W. C. Home & Co., London; sea service; on staff L.C.C. School of Eng., Poplar; private practice, professional services. Engr. Lieut. R.N.R. (retired); Certificated Extra First Class Engr. Books: "Boiler House Practice," etc.

PULLAN, Charles. Sales Manager, Sir W. G. Armstrong-Whitworth Co., Ltd., Close Works, Gateshead-on-Tyne. Private address: 18, Harlow Moor Drive, Harrogate. Age: 52.

PULLAN, W. G. B.Sc., A.M.Inst. C.E., A.M.Inst.W.E. Hillside, Summerbridge, nr. Harrogate. Asst. Civil Engr., Air Ministry, Directorate of Works, at present stationed at Middle East H.Q., Royal Air Force, Cairo, Egypt. Age: 30. Career: 1926-29, Leeds Univ. (1st Cl. Hons. Civil Eng.); 1929-30, Asst. Engr., Wakefield Corp. Waterworks, Ryburn Dam Construction; 1930-34, Asst. Engr., Barnsley Corp. Waterworks; 1934 to date, Asst. Civil Engr., Air Ministry, Directorate of Works.

PULLAR, I. D. A.M.I.E.E. Asst. Mech. and Elect. Engr., Air Ministry Directorate of Works, R.A.F. Station, West Drayton, Mddx. Age: 29. Career: Glasgow Academy; Sedbergh Sch.; Royal Tech. Coll., Glasgow; Apprent., G.E.C., Witton; Asst. Mains Engr., South Cumberland Electy. Supply Co.; Dep. Dist. Manager, East Devon Electy. Co., Ltd.

PULLEN, William W. F. M.I. Mech.E. Private address: Wellington House, 11, Lawn Road, Southampton.

PURSE, Frederick Walter. M.I. E.E., M.I.Mech.E., M.Inst.F. Chief Engr., London and Home Counties Joint Electy. Authority, 5-6, Lancaster Place, Strand, W.C.2. Private address: 26, Ernle Road, Wimbledon, S.W.20. Career: Educ.: Merchant Venturers' Tech. Coll. (Univ. of Bristol). Junr. and Senr. Scholarships. Entered Bristol Corp. Electy. Works, 1897; 2 years Asst. Engr., Bath; 7 years, Chief Asst., Electy. and Tramways Engr., Warrington; 5 years Chief Elect. Engr., Watford; 6 years City Elect. Engr., Carlisle; 10 years Engr. and Manager, West Ham. Past-Pres., Incorporated Municipal Elect. Assoc.; Past-Vice-Pres., I.E.E.

PURVES, Colonel Sir Thomas Fortune. O.B.E., M.I.E.E. Director of the Cable Makers' Assoc., High Holborn House, High Holborn, W.C.1. Private address: 37, Baskerville Road, Wandsworth Common, S.W.18. Career: On eng. staff of the Post Office, 1889 to 1932; Engr.-inChief, 1922-32. Member of Gen. Board of National Physical Laboratory, 1929 to 1937; Assessor to Advisory Council of D.S.I.R., 1920 to 1932; Member of Electro-technische Verein since 1930; Member, Gen. Council of B.S.I., 1934 to 1937; Pres., I.E.E., 1929-30 and of Inst. Post Office E.E., 1922-33; Chairman, eng. Joint Council, 1930-31; Member of Board of Managers of the Royal Institution since 1936. Served in the Great War as Major, R.E.; Hon. Colonel, Royal Corps of Signals, 1923-29.

PURVES, T. J. A.M.Inst.C.E. Fieldside, Wells Green, Wistaston, Crewe. Age: 64. Career: Geo. Watson's Coll., Edin.; Heriot-Watt Eng. Coll.; 3 years Workshops; 4 years Contractor's Office; 4 years S.E. and C. Rly. new works Office; 31 years L.N.W. Rly. and L.M.S. Rly. Divn. Engr.'s Office, Crewe; General Rly. maintenance work, including Bridges, and Constructional work; retired as Bridge and Constructional Asst.

PURVIS, Edward. A.T.C. (Sunderland), A.I.Mar.E. Teacher of Eng., Cambridgeshire Tech. School. Private address: 16, New School Road, Histon, Cambridge. Age: 34. Career: Sunderland Tech. Coll.; Apprent., The North Eastern Marine Eng. Co., Ltd., Sunderland; 1925-28, Eng. Draughtsman, A. Reyrolle & Co., Ltd., Hebburn-on-Tyne; 1928-31, Lecturer in Mech. Eng., Sunderland Tech. Coll.

PURVIS, F. P. Wh.Sc. (1869), M.I.N.A., D.E. (Tokyo), Emeritus Prof. Private address: Brown Gables, Seaford, Sussex. Career: Royal School of Naval Architecture and Marine Eng., S. Kensington (1867-71); Asst. to Sir E. J. Reed and (for 5 years) with W. Froude, F.R.S., at Torquay; with William Denny & Bros., Dumbarton, 10 years, helping inter alia to construct their experimental tank; shipbuilding partner with Blackwood and Gordon, Port Glasgow, 11 years; one of three profs. of Naval Architecture, 1901-20 (with 2 Japanese colleagues) in the Eng. Coll. of the Tokyo Imperial Univ. of Japan.

PYE, David Randall. C.B., M.A., Sc.D., F.R.S. Director of Scientific Research, The Air Ministry, Kingsway,, London, W.C. Private address: 8, Aubrey Walk, London, W.B. Career: Tonbridge School; Trinity Coll., Cambridge; Engr. with Mather and Platt, Ltd., Manchester; Lecturer in Eng., Oxford University, and Fellow of New Coll.; Lecturer in Eng., Cambridge Univ., and Fellow of Trinity Coll. Service as Experimental Officer with R.F.C. and R.A.F. Member of Council, I.M.E.; Vice-Pres. and member of Council, Roy. Aeron. Soc. Books: "Heat and Energy," "The Internal Combustion Engine" (2 vols.).

PYE, J. H. F.C.S., A.M.I.Mech.E. Managing Director, Clevedon and Yatton Gas Co. and Clevedon Water Co., Clevedon, Somerset.

PYE, Leonard Watson. A.M. In st. C.E., M.Inst.M. & C.E., Chartered Civil Engr. and Registered Architect. Borough Engr. and Surveyor, Cleethorpes Borough Council. Private address: 25, Isaac's Hill, Cleethorpes.

PYKE, Leslie. M.Cons.E., A.M.Inst. C.E., M.I.E.E., F.C.S. Senr. Partner, Lucas and Pyke, 39, Victoria Street, Westminster, S.W.1. Private address: 10, Westbourne Terrace, Hyde Park, W.2. Exhibited high tension and high frequency research work on several occasions at Royal Soc.; invented an inductor alternator and various high tension apparatus; Consulting Engr. for many important undertakings. Represented The Assoc. of Consulting Engrs. for the New Wiring Regulations. War service: Lieut., R.N.V.R., Staff Cap., R.A.F.—both tech. appointments.

PYLE, J. A.M.I.Mech.E. 1 Marina Drive, Broughton, Preston. Asst. Engr., Ribble Motor Services, Preston, Lancs. Age: 35. Career: Apprent., John I. Thornycroft Co., Ltd., Basingstoke; Works Supt., Thornycroft (Canada) Ltd., Montreal.

PYNE, E. G. A.M.I.Mech.E., L.A.E. Chartered Mech. Engr., Redcott, Station Road, W. Wickham, Kent. Age: 53. Career: Secondary Educ.; Apprent., Frazer & Chalmers, Ltd.; Works Manager, Machine Shops, Elliott Bros., Ltd.; Manager, Machine Shop, G.E.C., Salford; Expert Adviser, Jones & Lamson Machine Co. of America; Asst. to Director of Production, H.M. Govmt., during War; Captain, H.M. Forces; Managing Director, Monarch Eng. Co., Ltd. Patentee of Bomb Storage Gear and release units, remote controls, and many commercial inventions.

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