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Bridgman Russell

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Bridgman Russell (1863-1904)

1904 Obituary [1]

BRIDGMAN RUSSELL was born in London on 18th February 1863, and was educated at Vale College, Ramsgate, from 1871 to 1877.

In the latter year he was articled to Messrs. Rosser and Russell, heating and ventilating engineers, of Charing Cross and Hammersmith, and passed through the shops and drawing-office. On the termination of his apprenticeship in 1881, he continued with the same firm as draughtsman, and had charge of various works until 1885.

He was then appointed manager of the engineering department of Messrs. Comyn Ching and Co., of London, with whom ho remained until 1889, when he started business on his own account as Messrs. Russell and Co., Berwick Street, London. Since that time he has carried out throughout the country various works of water supplies, heating, ventilation, and sanitation arrangements, and designed and manufactured a small lift and force pump.

His death took place at Boscombe on 20th January 1904, in his forty-first year.

He was elected an Associate Member of this Institution in 1898, and was transferred to full Membership in 1900.

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