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William Newton Booth (1883- )
1922 B.Sc.Eng.. (Lond.), Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst. Gas E., Gas and Chemical Engineer, 39, Glenlea Road, Eltham, S.E.9, and Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, S.E.I8. T. A.: "Factories, Woolwich." b. 1883. Ed. at Secondary School, Halifax; Halifax and Manchester Technical Colleges. Articled to Thos. Holgate M.Inst.C.E., F.C.S., Engineer and Manager, Halifax Corporation Gas Works. Professional Career: Technical Assistant to John Wilkinson, Halifax Corporation Gas Works, 19o4-5; Chief Assistant to Edward A. Harman, M.Inst.C.E., Engineer and Manager, Huddersfield Gas Works, 190 5-I I; Gas Engineer and Manager, Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, 1911 to date. Took First Class Honours. B.Sc. (Engineering ), London University, 1910; Elected Member of Institution of Gas Engineers, 1911; and Associate Member of Institution of Civil' Engineers, 1918. Chief Works: In charge of design of large gasholder (4+ million c.ft. ) at Huddersfield, 1911. In charge of considerable extensions of Gas manufacturing plant at Woolwich Arsenal, 1914-18.