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George Andrew Heath

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George Andrew Heath (1881-1946)

1946 Obituary [1]

GEORGE ANDREW HEATH was associated with the firm of Messrs. Heath and Company, scientific instrument makers, of Crayford and New Eltham, Kent, from his apprenticeship up to the time of his death which occurred on 10th September 1945. He had been a director of the company for exactly forty years.

During that long period his powers of invention and capacity for design were of great value in the production of navigational and other scientific instruments, many of which were to the order of the British government and of foreign governments. Mr. Heath, who was born in 1881, received his education at Sidcup College, and in Germany.

He had been an Associate Member of the Institution since 1913.

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