Francis Ambrose John Martin
Francis Ambrose John Martin (1863- )
1863 Born in Birmingham son of Patrick Martin
Educated at St Mary's College, Dundalk
Presumably worked for his brother's company, Martin and Co, as contractors in India.
1886 Managing engineer on the Bombay waterworks in India
1891 Managing engineer for the Allahabad waterworks
1892 Managing engineer for the Lucknow waterworks and Cawnpor waterworks
1897-1905 Chief engineer to the Amir of Afghanistan, working on facilities to manufacture guns.
1899 Succeeded Thomas Salter Pyne as engineer-in-chief in Afghanistan.
1905 Joined I Mech E; civil and mechanical engineer, Messrs Singh and Sons, Punjab
1905 Accompanied the Prince Nasrullah Kahn on his return to Kabul
Sources of Information
- Mechanical Engineer records