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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.

Chief metallurgist at the Redcar works of Dorman, Long and 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