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Alfred Henry Roberts (1872- )
1922 O.B.E., F.R.S.E., M.Inst.C.E., Civil Engineer (Harbours, Docks), Dock Offices, Leith, Scotland. T. A.: "Harbour, Leith." T. N.: Leith 1200. b. 1872; s. of late Charles Digby Roberts of Bath. Ed. Bedford School, Crystal Palace Engineering School, and with G. M. Lawford to August, 1891. On staff of the late P. W. Meik, M.Inst.C.E., dock and harbour and railway works, 1891-1909; Resident Engineer, Dry Dock Works, Leith, 1909; Maintenance Engineer, Leith Docks, 1912; Engineer and Docks Superintendent, 1913 (to the Leith Dock Commission). Chief Works: Port Talbot Railway and Docks, 1894-9; Hebburn-on-Tyne Graving Dock, 1900-4; Lock Leven Water Power Works, Kinlochleven, r905-9; various—Leith Docks, 190 9-19. Publications: "Diagrams for Calculation of Earthwork Quantities " (Spon); "LochLeven Water Power," Institution of Civil Engineers, Watt Gold Medal. War Services.—Various committees dealing with labour, traffic and port congestion.