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Henry Bridges Weeks

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Henry Bridges Weeks (1864- )

1922 F.I.C., M. of Council Inst.Met., M.Soc.C.I., M.I. and S.I., Pres. Barrow Assoc. Engrs.; Director, James Booth and Co., (1915) Ltd.; Chief Chemist and Metallurgist, Vickers, Ltd., Barrow; b. 1864. Ed. and Trained: Woolwich, London and Leeds. Asst. Chemist, Royal Arsenal (R.G.F. and R.L. Depts.), 1883-93; Chemist and Metallurgist, Ordnance Dept. of India, 1893-8; Chief Chemist, Vickers, Ltd., Barrow, 1899 to present time; Cons. and Analytical Chemist and Metallurgist for problems relating to Eng., Ordnance and Shipbuilding generally. Chairman of Council of British Cast Iron Research Assoc. Clubs: Chemical Industry, Barrow County. Address: 2, Infield Park, Barrow-in-Furness.

1926 Retired from full time employment as the Chief Chemist and Metallurgist of Vickers. His services are being retained in a consultative capacity for the whole of the members of the Vickers' group.[1]

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