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James Bingham Alliott

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James Bingham Alliott (1844-1910) of Manlove, Alliott and Co

1844 Born the son of Alexander Alliott

1851 Living at Chancery? Cottage, Arnold, Notts: Alexander Alliott (age 45 born St. Peter's, Nott), Machine Maker - Occupying 10 acres. With his wife Mary Alliott (age 41 born St. Mary's, Nott) and their two children Mary Alliott (age 9 born Lenton) and James Bingham Alliott (age 6 born Lenton).Three servants.[1]

1885 Chairman of Fryer's Concrete Company Limited when it was wound up voluntarily[2]


1910 Obituary [3]

JAMES BINGHAM ALLIOTT was born in Nottingham on 26th November 1844.

He received part of his education in England and part in France, and later entered the works of Messrs. Manlove and Alliott, of Nottingham. From the time of the death of his father, Mr. Alexander Alliott in 1870, one of the founders of the present firm of Manlove, Alliott and Co., he was an active member of the Company, and closely associated with all its developments.

Mr. Alexander Alliott was well known as the original inventor of the centrifugal machine, and his son, the subject of this memoir, took considerable interest in the same class of machine, and brought out a large number of improvements, making this apparatus applicable to numerous trades and industries, in connection with which the use of such a machine had not been previously contemplated.

He also took a keen interest in the plant and apparatus employed in the manufacture of sugar, and in the interests of his firm made journeys to Egypt, China, the West Indies, North and South America; and a considerable part of his time was occupied in the design, manufacture, and installation of such plant.

In addition to his connection with these two specialities of the firm, he showed considerable inventive ability, and brought out various inventions applicable to apparatus in connection with other branches of engineering.

As Chairman of Messrs. Manlove, Alliott and Co., he continued his active interest in its affairs up to about a year ago.

Failing health compelled him to rest, and his death occurred at Brighton on 31st March 1910, in his sixty-sixth year.

He took no active part in politics or municipal affairs, but was keenly interested in many of the charities of Nottingham and district.

He became a Member of this Institution in 1872.


1910 Obituary [4]

JAMES BINGHAM ALLIOTT, born at Nottingham on the 28th November, 1844, died at Brighton on the 31st March, 1910.

The son of Mr. Alexander Alliott, a founder of the business of Manlove, Alliott and Company, Limited, manufacturing engineers, of Nottingham, he entered the firm in his youth, was subsequently taken into partnership, and at the time of his death, was Chairman of the company. His name was associated with many improvements in sugar-making processes and in other machinery.

Mr. Alliott was elected a Member of The Institution on the 20th May, 1890.



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