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Henry James Dolman

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Henry James Dolman (1897-1977), M.I.Mech E., M.I.P.E., inventor, of Brecknell, Munro and Rogers and Brecknell, Dolman and Rogers

1897 Born

1911

1919 Married Doris Parnell in Chippenham[1]

1923 Granted the first of around 100 patents, this on revolving cylinder internal combustion engines

1926 Patent application on coin-freed (what would now be called coin-operated) apparatus with Brecknell, Munro and Rogers Ltd for detecting and rejecting improper coins from coin-operated machines. This was followed by many more in the same area.

1928 Patent application with Brecknell, Munro and Rogers Ltd on coin-freed vending machines for dispensing cigarettes on restaurant tables.

1928 Patent application with Hugh Charles Innes Rogers on coin-controlled apparatus

Later that year the company name changed to Brecknell, Munro and Rogers 1928 Ltd

1930 Patent application with Brecknell, Munro and Rogers 1928 Ltd on apparatus for sorting articles by weight

1931 Patent application with Brecknell, Munro and Rogers 1928 Ltd on change giving machine.

1931 Patent application with Imperial Tobacco Co of Bristol on machinery for manufacture of cigarettes

1933 Patent application with Brecknell, Munro and Rogers 1928 Ltd and Edward James Tripp on coim-=operated amusement apparatus.

1934 Patent application with Brecknell, Munro and Rogers 1928 Ltd on machinery for manufacture of filters for cigarettes.

1934 Patent application with Brecknell, Munro and Rogers 1928 Ltd on a device for orienting eggs for packing.

1936 Patent application with Brecknell, Munro and Rogers 1928 Ltd on improvements in stamp vending machines.

1936 Patent application on a release-mechanism for turnstiles.

1939 Henry J Dolman, mechanical engineer, lived in Mangotsfield, Gloucestershire, with Doris E. Dolman[2]

1954 The name of Brecknell, Munro and Rogers was changed to Brecknell, Dolman and Rogers[3]. Mr H. Dolman was chairman.

1977 Died

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1939 register
  3. The Times June 21, 1954