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William Thomson Anderson

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William Thomson Anderson (1869- ) M.I.M.E., of Manchester

Early 20th century: Discovered an atmospheric engine at Pentrich Colliery, Derbyshire

1922 M.I.E.E.,M.I.Min.E., Electrical Engineer, 6, Birch Avenue, Old Trafford, Manchester. T. N.: 160 Trafford Park. b. 1869. Ed. King William's College. Served time with John Hetherington and Sons, Ltd.; W. T. Glover and Co., Ltd., Electric Cable Makers. Late Pres. Lancashire, Cheshire and North Staffordshire Branch of the Association of Mining Electrical Engineers; Member of Council of the Institution of Mining Engineers. Publications: Report on the Conditions and Prospects of the Iron, Steel and Engineering Trades in Spain, and sundry other papers. Club: Engineers', Manchester. War Services.—Engineering Commissioner to Spain for the Board of Trade, 1917.

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