Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 150,668 pages of information and 235,204 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

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.

Arthur Edward Pettit

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Arthur Edward Pettit (1872- )

1922 M. of Council Inst.M.M., A.M.I.Min.E., M.I. and S.I., Cons. Min. and Mech. Engr.; b. 1872; s. of Edward Pettit. Ed. Radley Coll., Abingdon. Training: King's Coll., and Royal School of Mines. App., Westgarth Richardsons, Hartlepool, and Foxdale Lead Mines, Isle of Man; Con. Gold Fields of S.A. Assay Office, Johannesburg, 1906; Surveyor and Underground Manager, Robinson Deep G.M. Co., Johannesburg, 1897-99; Manager, Sommer and Jack, East G.M. Co., Transvaal, 1899-1904; Gen. Manager, South Randfontein G.M. Co., Transvaal, 1904; started as Cons. Engr., 1904; reported on Mines in Canada, America, Australia, New Zealand, Ceylon, Norway, Wales, Servia, Cornwall, France, Servia; Res. Engr. to New Consolidated Gold Fields, London; reporting on Mines Patents, Processes and Industrial Undertakings in this country and abroad, 1905 to date; 1900-2—Boer War, Capt., commanded Elandsfontein Battalion Rand Rifles; Great War, commanded Active Service Company, 1st East Surrey Vol. Regt.; Awarded Royal Humane Soc. Medal, 1903; and special Police Medal, 1919. Clubs: Leander, and Mining and Metallurgical. Address: 8, Old Jewry, E.C.2.; and Hyde End House, Brimpton, Berks.

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