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Robert Harry Brown

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Robert Harry Brown (1876- )

1922 M.I.Mech.E.,M.Inst., Gas E., Chief Engr. and Manager Gasworks, Birkenhead; b. 1876; s. of Joseph Brown, Bexhill-on-Sea. Ed. Holmwood Coll., Bexhill-on-Sea. Training: Goldsmiths Coll., New Cross, London. Articled Pupil The Bryan Donkin Co., London; with Constructional Gas Engrs. and Cons. and Parliamentary Engrs., Westminster; then Asst. South Shields Gasworks; later Chief Asst. and Deputy Gas Engr., Birkenhead, 1916; Chief Engr. and Gen. Manager Birkenhead Corporation Gasworks; erected large Gasholder, Installation of Vertical Retorts, Power and Plant Houses Machinery, etc. Address: Gasworks, Birkenhead.

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