Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Francis Ambrose John Martin

From Graces Guide

Francis Ambrose John Martin (1863- )

1863 Born in Birmingham[1] 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[2]

1905 Accompanied the Prince Nasrullah Kahn on his return to Kabul

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. Mechanical Engineer records