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John Henry Brearley

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John Henry Brearley (1871- )

1922 M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.Gali E., Cons. Gas Engr.; b. 1871. Ed. Brooksbank Endowed Grammar Sch., Elland, and various Tech. Insts., West Riding. Trained: Elland Gasworks. Asst. Elland Gasworks; Chief Engr. Longwood Gas Co.; Chief Engr. Longwood and Slaithwaite Gas Co.; Cons. Engr. to Gas UndertakingS; designed several gasworks in Sth. Yorks, Bawtry, Maltby, Dinnington, etc.; also engaged in arbitrations and Parliamentary work; awarded Gold Medal by Inst. of Gas E., 1907, for research, "Testing and Hygienic Efficiency of Gas Fires "; Pres. Manchester District Inst. Gas. E. 1906, and ,of Eastern Counties Gas Managers' Assoc., 1918; Examiner in "Gas Supply" to City 'and Guilds Inst., 1908-12; Sec. Yorks Commercial Assoc. of Gas _Managers, 1904-9; Mem. of Eastern Counties Gas Mans.' Assoc. and Manchester District Inst. of Gas E.; Mem. Livesey Memorial Ctee., Leeds University; Mem. of Gas Investigations Research Ctee., Leeds University. Publ.: Jointly with B. Taylor, " Gas Companies' Book-keeping," also " Construction and Costs of Small Gasworks." Address: 28, Hawkshead Street, Southport.

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