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George Basil Barham

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George Basil Barham (1872- )

1922 M.Inst.Met., Cons. Engr. Elec., Chemical, Mech. and Automobile; also extensive writer on Eng. and Allied subjects in Great Britain, U.S.A., and Colonies; b. 1872; s. of Chas. Nicholas Barham, Barrister-atlaw, and great-grandson of Richard Harris Barham (Author of "Ingoldsby Legends" ). Ed. City of London Sch. Training: University Coll., Nottingham. App. to Mech. Eng., and later, for some years, with the National Telephone Co.; 1899—Chief Engr. East Midlands National Electric Wiring Co., Ltd.; 1906— Edison and Swan United Electric Light Co.; 1913—private work; for some time with Ministry of Food, then on special Publicity Staff of Ministry of Reconstruction; and later with the Dept. of Overseas Trade. Publ.: "Development of the Incandescent Electric Lamp," 1912, London, Scott, Greenwood; " Elec. Installation Work," Benn Bros., London, 1913. Club: Press. Address: "Tappington," Perryn Road, East Acton, W.3.

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