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John Lloyd Bentley

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John Lloyd Bentley (1883-1977) F.C.S., F.Inst.F., F.F.Sc., M.R.S.T., M.I. & S.I.

1883 Born in Sheffield[1]

Sheffield Univ. (Met. Course); Apprent., Cammell, Laird and Co., Ltd. (5 years Head Office, 8 years Labs.)

Asst. Chem. Sanderson Bros., Newbould and W. Jessop & Sons

1911 Analytical chemist in Darlington[2]

By 1915 was Chief Chemist, Darlington Forge, Ltd.

1920 Chief Chemist, Redcar Works, Dorman, Long & Co.

1927 Genl. Works Manager, Robt. Heath and Low Moor, Ltd.

1929 Director and Gen. Manager, Rustless Iron and Steel Corporation of America, Baltimore.

1930 Managing Director, Darlington Rustless I. & S. Co., Ltd.

1934 Consultant, S. African I. & S. Industrial Corp., Pretoria.

1935 Steel Plant Manager, Cleveland Works, Dorman, Long & Co.

1939 Chief Chemist, Cleveland Works, Dorman, Long and Co., Ltd., South Bank, Yorks. Private Address: 77 Oak Road, Redcar, Yorks. Age: 54.

1977 Died in Darlington[3]


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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1911 census
  3. BMD