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British Industrial History

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Donald Drayson

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1887 Born in High Barnet, son of Walter and Helen Drayson

1905 Worked at Clayton and Shuttleworth, Lincoln (apprenticeship_

1907 King's College, London; vacation work at J. Tylor and Sons

1909-11 Apprentice with North Eastern Railway, Gateshead Works.

1912 Assistant locomotive superintendent Nigerian Railway

1918 Associate member of I Mech E

1962 Died

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