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Edward John Chambers

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Edward John Chambers (1844- ) J.P., F.I.D., M.I.Mech.E.

1844 Born son of Edward Chambers, of Sproughton, near Ipswich, Suffolk.

Apprenticed at R. Smith, Agricultural Engineer, Swaffham, and Riches and Watts Engineers and Millwrights

Assistant to Joseph Beckton, Civil and Mechanical Engineer in London

Manager for Robert Jobson, Dudley, Ironfounder and Insulator Manufacturer

on staff of Ransomes, Sims and Head

Manager, Barford and Perkins, Peterborough

C.1880 Manager of Jobson Brothers, Dudley

Later became Managing Director

1922 Chairman, H. and T. Danks (Netherton ) Ltd.; Director of Bullers Ltd. of London, Hanley, Milton and Tipton

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