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Arthur Thomas Roberts

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Arthur Thomas Roberts (1869-1947)

1949 Obituary [1]

"ARTHUR THOMAS ROBERTS was born in 1869 and received his education at the Croydon Polytechnic from 1884 to 1889. During the same period he served his apprenticeship with Messrs. William R. Dell and Son, millwrights and general engineers, of Croydon, in whose employment he continued for a further two years. He was then engaged on outside erection for various firms and subsequently was made foreman in charge of the mill wright's and machine shop of Messrs. John Brown and Company, London. In 1900 he went into business on his own account as a millwright and engineer at Bushey, Herts, in which he continued to be actively engaged up to the time of his death, which occurred on 21st July 1947. Mr. Roberts was elected an Associate of the Institution in 1940."

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