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Alfred Victor Haslam

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Alfred Victor Haslam (1876-1907)

son of Alfred Seale Haslam

1907 Obituary [1]

ALFRED VICTOR HASLAM was born at Derby on 24th June 1876, being the eldest son of Sir Alfred S. Haslam.

Having been educated at Repton School, he served his apprenticeship from 1892 to 1896 in his father's business, namely the Haslam Foundry and Engineering Co., of Derby, in which he became assistant manager in 1899. During the three years' interval between the completion of his apprenticeship and his appointment as assistant manager, he was engaged mainly in superintending the erection of ice plants and refrigerating machinery in various parts of the country on behalf of the firm.

In 1902 he was appointed joint manager with Mr. W. G. Haslam.

He was an expert photographer, and specimens of his work are in the British Museum.

From 1896 to 1900 he was an officer of the 1st V.B. of the Sherwood Foresters, retiring with the rank of captain.

His death took place at his residence in Derby on 28th February 1907, in his thirty-first year.

He became an Associate Member of this Institution in 1902.

Obituary 1907 [2]

. . . eldest son of Sir Alfred Haslam . . . on leaving school entered his father's business, the Haslam Engineering Co . . [more]

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