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Walter Baldwin

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Walter Baldwin (1878- )

1922 M.I.Min.E., F.G.S., M.I.Water E., Res. Engr. and Manager's Deputy, Hurstwood Reservoir, Burnley Corpn.; b. 1878; s. of Anthony Baldwin, of Rochdale, Bank Manager. Ed. The Manchester Grammar Sch. Training: Manchester University. Distinctions: Honours, Geology. Pupil, James Diggle and Son, C.E. Career: Eng. Asst., Chadderton U.D.C. and Heywood and Middleton Water Board. Res. Engr., Ramsbottom U.D.C. Sewerage and Sewage Works; Bacup Corpn. — Cowpe Reservoir; Burnley Corpn.— Hurstwood Reservoir. Geological Expert, Crown Agents to the Colonies—Reports on Sources of Water Supply of Gold Coast, West Af., and reservoirs for Secondi and Accra; various schemes in connection with Water Supply, including among others Heywood and Middleton, Bacup, Burnley, Felixstowe, Ely, Matlock. Read papers on geological subjects before various scientific Insts., etc. Address: Hurstwood Reservoir, Burnley.

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