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William Tijou

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William Tijou (1830-1916)

1862 William Tijou, Mechanical Engineer, 3 Bridge Street, Westminster.[1]

1869 Mr. William Tijou, C.E. of 27 Great George Street, Westminster.[2]

Patented a direct action steam pump. Demonstrated at the works of Whieldon, Lecky and Lucas in 1868.[3]

1916 Obituary [4]

WILLIAM TIJOU, born in London on the 27th June, 1830, died on the 8th April, 1916.

After gaining practical experience in the locomotive departments of the Eastern Counties Railway and the Manchester, Sheffield and Lincolnshire Railway, he was engaged for some years under Messrs. Peto, Brassey and Betts as inspector of bridges and railway rolling stock and plant.

Subsequently he carried on consulting practice in Westminster, and in 1884 he was Engineer to the Ekman Pulp and Paper Company, whose Northfleet works were erected under his supervision. He also carried out works in various parts of the country for the Anglo-American Oil Company.

Mr. Tijou was elected an Associate on the 3rd December, 1867, and was subsequently placed in the class of Associate Members

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