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John Henry Hamilton (1858-1932) of the Premier Gas Engine Co
1858 Born at the Vicarage of Estersnow, County Roscommon, Ireland, (November 1858).
Apprenticed at the works of Douglas and Grant in Kirkaldy.
Employed on the design of a large Corliss Steam Engines for Mill Driving in India.
1893 of Sandiacre, Derby; patented several improvements in gas motor engines.
1896 Patent with Arthur Rollason on use of gas or oil engine for self-propelled vehicles
Further patents on improvements in gas engines
1900s Several patents on blowing engines
Latterly of the Premier Gas Engine Co.
1922 Joint patent with Premier Gas Engine Co, of Sandiacre, on piston cooling arrangements
1929 Joint patent with Premier Gas Engine Co, of Sandiacre, on improvements in pistons
1930 Joint patent with Premier Gas Engine Co, of Sandiacre, on bearings