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Robert Edden Commans

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1899.

Robert Edden Commans (1852-1936), Civil engineer.

1852 February 4th. Born the son of Robert Dyer Commans

1894 Awarded a Watt Medal and a Telford Premium for "Concentration and Sizing of Crushed Minerals."

1936 Will. 'Mr. Robert Edden Commans, of Macaulay House, Bath, a retired engineer, who helped to design the haulage gears and ropeways used in the early days of the Kimberley diamond mines and a founder member of the Royal Automobile Club...'[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Bath Chronicle and Weekly Gazette - Saturday 07 November 1936