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Philip Kirkup

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Philip Kirkup (1859- )

1922 J.P., M.Inst.C.E., M.I. Min.E., Mining and Civil Engineer, Briermede, Low Fell, Gateshead-on-Tyne. T. N.: Gateshead 545. b. 1859; second s. of late Philip Kirkup of Chester-le-Street, Co. Durham; m. 1886, d. of John Hodgson of Edmondsley, Co. Durham. Ed. Mansion House School, Brampton, and College of Science, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Apprenticeship with Thomas Douglas of Crook, Co. Durham, and Yorkshire. Manager of Radcliffe Colliery (two years), and Cornsay Colliery and Firebrick and Sanitary Pipe Works (12 years); Chief Mining Agent and General Manager of the Birtley Iron Co., Durham (19 years); Consulting Mining Engineer and Adviser to the Irish Government in 1918; Consulting Mining Engineer for Joseph Johnson (Durham), Ltd., colliery owners, Hamsteels, Co. Durham. Publications: Author of "Manufacture of Firebricks, etc.," and other papers (Institution of Mining Engineers). Chairman of Bench of 2] Magistrates, Chester-le-Street, Co. Durham; Member of Council of Institution of Mining Engineers.

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