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Alfred W. Brown (1881- )
1922 M.I.Mech.E., Consulting Industrial Engineer, Mill, Factory and Works Architect, Textile Buildings, Belfast. T. N.: 3109. b. 1881. Ed. at the Royal Academy, Belfast, and served pupilage in the Boiler Works of Victor Coates and Co., Ltd., and Engine Works of Combe, Barbour and Combe, Ltd., Belfast. Professional Career: With Davidson and Co., Ltd., Sirocco Engineering Works, Belfast; Clayton and Shuttleworth, Ltd., Lincoln; Galloways, Ltd., Manchester; J. H. Carruthers and Co., Ltd., Glasgow; Peter Brotherhood, Ltd., London. Commenced practice in Belfast in 1909 as Consulting Industrial Engineer and Mill, Factory and Works Architect. Chief Works: Design and construction of complete works (buildings, machinery and plant) for Ravarnette Weaving Co., Ltd., Lisburn, £10,000; International Salt Co., Ltd., Carrickfergus, £25,000: Saltzworks Heilbron, Wurtemberg, £30,000; Herdmans, Ltd., Sion Mills, Co. Tyrone (Hydro Electric Plant), £20,000; proposed Hydro Electric Scheme for Lough Strangford for 33,000 k.w. Publication: "Design of Marine Multitubular Boilers." Club: Royal North of Ireland Yacht. War Services.—Superintendent Engineer for Ulster Area.for Ministry of Munitions up to April, 1919.