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BABTIE, John Taylor, M.Inst.C.E., 17, Blythswood Square, Glasgow. T. A.: "Triumvir." T. N.: 1848 Central. b. 1867. Professional Career: General Engineering Practice, specializing in Harbour Works, Ship Yards, Structural Works, Water Supply, etc.
BACK, Walter Herbert, M.I.Mech.E., Mech. Engr.; partner in firm of Pertwee and Back, of Great Yarmouth, Gorleston and Lowestoft; b. 1870; s. of late Henry Back, J.P., of Hethersett Hall, Norwich. Ed. Haileybury Coll. and Trinity Hall, Cambridge. Training: Gloucester. Served time with Fielding and Platt, Atlas Works, Gloucester. Address: " Tuffley," Southtown, Great Yarmouth. T. N.: 474 Yarmouth.
BACKHOUSE, John, M.I.Mech.E., Cons. Engr.; Chief Flour Milling Expert and Engr. to Samuelson and Co., Ltd., Banbury, and on the Board of Directors; b. 1862; s. of John Backhouse. Ed. Askes Haberdashers' Schs., Hatcham. Training: Birkbeck Inst., London. Career: The design, erecting and working of a large number of roller flour mills at home, in the Dominions and abroad, including also the design of the machines and machinery contained therein; Patentee of a considerable number of machines and processes used in flour mills. Address: 16, Merton Road, Bootle, Lancs. T. A.: " Backhouse, Bootle 28." T. N.: Bootle 28.
BACON, Frederic, M.A. (Cantab.), Assoc.M. Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., M.I.E.E., Prof. of Eng., University Coll., Swansea, since 1920. T. N.: Central 522. b. 1886; s. of Rev. J. M. Bacon, M.A., F.R.A.S.; m. Marion, d. of Frederick Fenner. Ed. Trinity College, Cambridge, followed by practical training in the works of Yarrow and Co., Poplar, and The British Westinghouse Co., Manchester. Professional Career: Graduated B.A. (Cantab.) with First Class Honours in Mechanical Sciences Tripos in 1902 after three years' study under Sir J. A. Ewing, F.R.S., M.Inst.C.E. In 1905 appointed on the civil staff of the Royal Naval College, Greenwich, to assist Professor S. Dunkerley, D.Sc., M.Inst.C.E., and afterwards Professor J. B. Henderson, D.Sc., M.I.E.E. Organized course of training for Admiralty Probationary Assistant Electrical Engineers under Sir Alfred Ewing and C. H. Wordingham, C.B. E. Gave post-graduate courses of lectures on the Photomicrostructure of Metals at University College, London. Appointed Professor of Engineering in the University of Wales at the University College of South Wales and Monmouthshire, Cardiff, in 1913. Publications: Various papers in scientific and engineering periodicals. Member of Council of the South Wales Institute of Engineers, and of the Western Section of the Institute of Electrical Engineers. Club: Royal Societies. War Services.—Attached to H.M.S. Vernon as Lieutenant, R.N.V.R., for special duties in connection with the design and scientific development of paravanes, etc.; afterwards transferred to the AntiSubmarine Division, Admiralty, to assist the Director of Experiments and Research; finally acting as Engineering Adviser in connection with the installation in ships of the latest systems of submarine detection.
BADHAM-THORNHILL, Edward James, A.M.I.E.E., City Elec. Engr., Limerick; b. 188o; s. of Col. Badham-Thornhill. Ed. and trained at Belfast. 1st Class South Kensington Sc. and Art, Mechanics and Eng. Career: Borough Elec. Engr., Taunton, 1899-1909; Elec. and Mech. Engr., Burma Rlys., 1910-11; City Elec. Engr., Limerick, since 1912. Address: Power House, Limerick. T. A.: " Power House, Limerick." T. N.: 115 Limerick.
BAGGALLAY, Henry Charles, Colonel, M.Inst.C.E., Heatherhurst Grange, Frimley, Surrey; 21 b. 1849; s. of the late Lord Justice Baggallay. Lt.-Colonel in the Engineer and Railway Staff Corps, R.E. (T.F.), and Hon. Colonel. Ed.: King's College, London, and pupil of Sir John Coode at Portland Breakwater and Isle of Man Harbours then under construction. Has been employed on Survey of the Sudan for Railway in 1871, and on the following works of construction—Portsmouth Dockyard Extension, South Indian Railway, Liverpool Central Station Railway, Leith Docks, Metropolitan District Railway, Hull and Barnsley Railway; Deputy Chief Engineer, Southern Mahratta State Railway; Engineer-in-Chief, London and India Docks. Practically retired in 1900, but reported on Railways and Docks in the Argentine, Chile, Venezuela and Guatemala. Also surveyed the river Jordan for a new canal route to India via the Dead Sea, and a new entrance to Liverpool by a canal from the sea. War Services.—During the war was Honorary Organizing Secretary for Emergency Measures in case of invasion, for the County of Surrey.
BAGLEY, Frederick Robert, M.Inst.C.E., Civil Engineer, Indian Railways, Kurlung, Bengal, India; b. 1852. Ed. Mussoorie School and Thomason College, Roorkee. Joined Public Works Department, India, 1871; Burma State Railways, 1875-96; Engineer-in-Chief, Shan Hills Survey (MandalayKunlon Railway ), 1891; Chief Engineer to Burma Railway Co., including construction of the MandalayKunlon Railway, 1896-8; Engineer-in-Chief, Ghaziabad-Moradabad Railway, 1898-I900; Chief Engineer, North Western (State) Railway, 1900-7; retired from Government Service as Chief Engineer, First Class, 1907; Agent and Chief Engineer of the Sutlej Valley Railway, 1908-10, of the Jullendur Doab Railway, 1910-2, for the Southern Punjab Railway Co.; Agent and Chief Engineer, Hoshiarpur Doab Railway Co., 1912-5; and of the Mymensingh Bhairab-Bazaar Railway Co., 1915-8. At present Agent and Consulting Engineer for Gillanders, Arbuthnot and Co.'s five branch railways, and Engineerin-Chief of several railway surveys. Chief Works: Shan Hills Survey, including the Gokteik Gorge solution; Ganges Bridge at Gurhunukhtisar; Cabul River Bridge at Nowshera; Chenab Bridge at Chund; Sutlej Bridge at Giderpindi; Old Brahmaputra Bridge, Mymensingh; two thousand miles in all of railway construction in India, and twelve surveys and project estimates for new railways. Member of East India United Service Club, 16, St. James's Square, London, and Punjab Club, Lahore. War Services.—Burma, 1885-9 (medal and two clasps).
BAGNALL-WILD, Ralph Kirkby, Brigadier General, C.M.G., C.B.E., M.I.Mech.E., F.R.Ae.S., P.Pres.I.A.E., M.I. and S.I., Aeronautical and Automobile Engr.; Director Aeronautical Inspection, Air Ministry; b. 1873; s. of R. B. Bagnall-Wild, M.A., J.P., of Costock, Notts. Ed. Bath and Royal Military Academy, Woolwich. Training: Royal Engineers. Career: Royal Engineers; Submarine Mining, Electric Light, etc.; Railway Survey, China; War Office, Inspector iron structures, 1901-5; Secretary, Mechanical Transport Committee, 1905-9; Aeronautical Inspection Department since 1913. Club: United Service. Address: 15, Acacia Road, London, N.W.B. T. N.: Hampstead 793.
BAILEY, Alfred John, Col., C.B.E., T.D., J.P., Mech. Engr.; Gov. Dir. of Sir W. H. Bailey and ?,5 Co., Ltd., Manchester; b. 1867; s. of the late Sir William Bailey. Ed. Manchester Grammar Sch. Training: Victoria University, Manchester. Career: Inventor of Stop and Regulating Valves for Superheated Steam, Recording Instruments for Pressure, Speed of Machines and Water Levels; Testing Machines for Oils and Greases, and for Bearing Metals; Carburettors and Silencers for Oil and Petrol Engines. Clubs: Royal Automobile,. British Empire, Constitutional (Manchester). Address: Chaseley, Bowdon, Cheshire, and Albion Works, Salford, Manchester. T. A.: " Beacon, Manchester." T. N.: 991 Central, Manchester.
BAILEY, Arthur Stowey, 0.B.E., M.Inst.C.E., Mech. Engr., Managing Director of Cammell, Laird and Co., Ltd.; b. 1868. Ed. Private Schs. Career: With the Metropolitan District Rly., Lillie Bridge; L. and S.W. Rly., Nine Elms; Sir Alex. Rendel and Son, Glasgow Locomotive Works; Works Manager, East Indian Rly., Jamalpur, India; Deputy Loco. Supt., East Indian Rly., Jamalpur, India; Chief Mech. Engr., Bengal Nagpur Rly.; General Manager, National Ordnance Factory (Cammell, Laird and Co. ), Nottingham. Clubs: Oriental, St. Stephens, and Phyllis Court, Henley-on-Thames. Address: The Old Rosery, Redhill, Surrey. T. N.: Reigate 95.
BAILEY, Cecil Henry, M.I.Min.E., F.S.I., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Mining Engineer and Geologist, 13, Bennett's Hill, Birmingham. T. A.: "Mining, Birmingham." T. N.: 5340 Central. b. 1888; s. of Thomas Henry Bailey; m. d. of J. Milner Helme, M.D., of Silverdale, Lancashire. Ed. Llandaff Cathedral School, Rugby School, Birmingham University. Professional Career: Bachelor of Science, 1909; First Class Certificate under Coal Mines Act, 191112; Member of firm of S. and J. Bailey, Mining and Civil Engineers, 1913. Club: Public Schools. War Services.—Commission in Army Service Corps, 1914; transferred to Royal Engineers, 1917; served in France, 19r 5-16 and 1918-19.
BAILEY, Duncan Geo., 0.B.E., M.I.Mech.E., Managing Director, c/o Railway Wagon, Wheel and Spring Works, Horbury Junction, nr. Wakefield. T. A.: " Roberts, Horbury." T. N.: 446 Wakefield (Private Branch Exchange). b. 1875. Ed. and Professional Training: King Charles School, Kidderminster, and Birmingham Wagon Co. and Gloster Wagon Co. Professional Career: 1899, Assistant Manager; 1911, General Manager; 1913, Managing Director of C. Roberts and Co., Ltd. Chief Works: Reorganized old works, designed and erected and equipped new works, consisting of complete railway wagon, wheel and spring works. Public Positions: Committee Industrial League, Pres. Wakefield Chamber of Commerce. Club: Wakefield and County. War Services.—Designed, erected and equipped 18-lb. shrapnel plant. Awarded O.B.E. for railway wagon work and shell making.
BAILEY, Frank, M.Inst.C.E., Joint Managing Director of the City of London Electric Lighting Co., Ltd., 64, Bankside, S.E.I. T. A.: " Ripariolum." T. N.: Hop 3440. Professional Training: Qualified as a Mechanical Engineer with Shop Training; two years' practice in Surveying, Levelling and Railway Engineering; Technical Colleges for Science and Electrical work. Professional Career: Joined Telegraph Construction and Maintenance Co. in 1883 as Assistant to the late J. E. H. Gordon. Appointed 2( Engineer for the pioneering electric lighting of the Great Western Railway, Paddington to Westbourne Park, 1884-6. Gave assistance in obtaining modification of the Electric Light Act, 1882, by the Act of 1888. With Mr. Gordon formed the Whitehall Electricity Supply Co. in 1887, which was merged in the Metropolitan Electric Supply Co. Appointed Engineer of the Metropolitan Electric Supply Co. in 1889-96, then Engineering Director to 1911, at the same time being Engineer and afterwards Joint Managing Director of The City of London Electric Lighting Co., Ltd. War Services.—Assisted in the formation of the Metropolitan Munitions Committee, 1915-19, and succeeded the late Sir James Restler as Chairman. Also Chairman of the Directing Board for the Construction, Equipment and Organization of the Perivale National Filling Factory (No. 3) and Inspection Board.
BAILLIE, A. F., M.Inst.Met., Oil Technologist, Chief Engr., Tech. Dept., Anglo-Mexican Petroleum Co., Ltd.; b. 1882. Ed. Glasgow and West of Scotland Tech. Coll. Training: G. and J. Weir, Ltd., Cathcart; Fairfield Shipbuilding and Eng. Co., Govan. Career: Indian Eng. Representative, Stirling Water Tube Boiler Co.; Leading Designer, Oil Burning Apparatus, Wallsend Slipway and Eng. Co. Address: 16, Finsbury Circus, E.C.2. T. A.: " Mexprodux, Telew, London." T. N.: London Walt 1200.
BAILY, Professor Francis Gibson, M.A., F.R.S.E., M.I.E.E., Electrical Engineer, " Newbury," Colinton, Midlothian, and Heriot-Watt College, Edinburgh. T. N.: 22 Colinton; 9333 Edinburgh. b. 1868; s. of Walter and Mary Anne Baily; m. Margaret, née Pagan. Ed. University College School, St. John's College, Cambridge. Professional Training with James Simpson and Co., Pimlico, and Siemens Brothers and Co., Woolwich. Professional Career: Lecturer in Electrotechnics in University College, Liverpool, 1892-6; Professor of Electrical Engineering in the Heriot-Watt College, Edinburgh, 1896 to present time. Acted as Examiner in Electrical Engineering and Electricity in the Universities of London, Edinburgh, Liverpool, Durham and Bristol, and for the Civil Service. Has acted as Consulting Electrical Engineer to various school boards, lunacy boards, colleges, schools and hospitals, the North British Railway, manufacturing firms and private clients for power plant and electric lighting. Inventor of various electrical appliances and instruments. Chief Works: Electrical Power Station, Methil Docks. Power and heating station and electric lighting, Fife and Kinross Asylum and Midlothian Asylum. Publications: Scientific papers in the Philosophical Transactions of London and Edinburgh, the Journal of the Institution of Electrical Engineers, the " Electrician," the British Association Reports, etc. Past Chairman of the Scottish Section Institution of Electrical Engineers, Member of Council of Royal Society of Edinburgh. Clubs: Edinburgh Art, Edinburgh Skating, and Baberton• Golf. War Services.—Experimental work on munitions. for the War Office, Admiralty, Munitions Inventions Department, and Air Inventions Board. Captain of the Electric Light Coy. Royal Engineers (V. ), City of Edinburgh Battalion.
BAIN, H. Foster, Ph.D., M.Inst.M.M., F.G.S.A., Min., Geology and Eng.; Director U.S. Bureau Mines; b. 1871; s. of W. M. Bain. Ed. and Trained: Moore's Hill Coll.; Johns-Hopins Univ.; Univ. of Chicago. Ph.D., Univ. Chicago; Medal of King Albert. Career: Tech. and administrative work, Iowa and Illinois Geological Surveys; Geologist, U.S. Geological Survey; Editor, Min. and Scientific Press, San Francisco; " Min. Magazine," London; Mine Operator, Colorado; Exploration for Mines, South Af., China, Siam, Burma, Malay States and other Far Eastern countries. Pub/.: " More Recent Cyanide Practice "; " Types of Ore Deposits "; numerous State and Government reports. Clubs: Cosmos, Washington; Engineers', San Francisco; Min. and Met., London. Address: U.S. Bureau Mines, Washington, D.C. T. A.: " Cable Mobsu, Washington." T. N.: Main 1880.
BAIRD, Dugald, Min. Engr., Raimshill, Nuirkirk, Ayreshire.
BAIRSTO, George Edward, D.Sc. (London), D.Eng. (Liverpool), M.Sc., Hons. Mathematics (Liverpool), A.M.I.E.E., F.Inst.P., F.P.S.L., Elec. Engr., Ravenswood, Prospect Road Cove, Farnborough, Hants. T. N.: North Camp ro8, Ext. b. 1886. Ed. Liverpool University and London University College. Professional Career: 1851 Exhibition Scholarship (Liverpool University); 3 years' research in Electrical Engineering (Liverpool University); 3 years' research on High Frequency Electric Currents, University College, London; 1914-6, Technical Assistant at British Insulated and Helsby Cables, Ltd., in charge of technical work on loaded telephone cables. Member of Faraday Society. Papers on Aluminium Anode Films, High Frequency Oscillations, Properties of Dielectrics and Electrical Ignition. War Services.—I916-9, in charge of Electrical Research Section at Royal Aircraft Establishment.
BAIRSTOW, Leonard, Prof., C.B.E., F.R.S., A.R.C.S., Wh.Sch., F.R.Ae.S., F.Inst.P., Aeronautical and Mech. Engr.; Prof. of Aerodynamics, Imperial Coll. of Science and Technology. b. 188o; s. of Uriah Bairstow, Halifax. Ed. Royal Coll. of Science (Mech. ), South Kensington. Training: Halifax and N.P.L., Teddington. Distinctions: Coll. prizes for first position in Mechanics and Astronomical Physics. Asst. in Eng. Dept., N.P.L.; From Asst. to Supt., Aeronautics Dept., N.P.L.; Expert Adviser in Aerodynamics to Air Ministry. The period 1904-9 was devoted to the investigation of the fatigue of steels, partly in collaboration with Dr. T. E. Stanton, F.R.S. 1909-17 was devoted to aeronautical research and the improvement of aircraft in respect to resistance and stability. 1917-19, application of knowledge to war requirements for aircraft. Text-book on " applied Aerodynamics "; papers on the Stability of Aircraft, Reports Committee for Aeronautics; Fatigue of Steels, Trans. R.S. Address: 63, Holmesdale Road, Hampton Wick.
BAISTER, Charles, M.I.Mech.E Divl. Loco Supt., N.E. Rly., Gateshead.
BAKER, Clarence Frank Stewart, M.Inst. C.E., Civil Engr., Director of Irrigation to Ceylon Government (Head of the Irrigation Department); s. of Frank Baker, Assoc. Memb. Inst.C.E. (retired ). Ed. Wyggeston Schs., Leicester. Training: Pupil to City Engr., Canterbury. Career: Asst. Engr., Canterbury; Asst. Engr., Rochdale Sewage Scheme, 2. 1894-5; Asst. Boro' Engr., Stockton-on-Tees, 18951901; Irrigation Engr., Ceylon, 1901; Divisional Irrigation Engr., 1911; Ag. Asst. Dir. of Irrigation, 1911; Asst. Dir. of Irrigation, 1913; Ag. Dir. of Navigation, 1915-16; Director of Irrigation since Jan., 1918. Responsible for all irrigation works in Ceylon. Address: Trincomalee, Ceylon.
BAKER, Eric Samuel Sancroft, B.A. (Cantab), Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Mech. and Ordnance Engr.; Asst. Manager, Sir W. G. Armstrong, Whitworth and Co.; b. 1878; s. of Sancroft Baker, of Halliford-onThames. Ed. Marlborough Coll. and Cambridge University. Training: Cambridge University and Sir W. G. Armstrong, Whitworth and Co., Newcastleon-Tyne. Distinctions: First-class Honrs. in Eng. Tripos, Cambridge University; Scholarship at Pembroke Coll., Cambridge. Asst. Manager in Steel Works Dept., Sir W. G. Armstrong, Whitworth and Co. for thirteen years, in control of forges, drop stamping shops, etc.; 1914-20—Manager of Light Ordnance Department, Sir W. G. Armstrong, Whitworth and Co., Elswick Works, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Responsbile for organization and lay-out of several large extensions for manufacture of ordnance, etc. Address: Elswick Works, Newcastle-on-Tyne.
BAKER, George Samuel, M.I.Mech.E., F.R.S.A., Director and Cons. Engr. to Joseph Baker, Sons and Perkins, Ltd.; b. 186o; s. of Joseph Baker. Ed. Kingston Collegiate Inst., Kingston, Ont., Canada. Training: Elec. at Finsbury Tech. Coll. Career: Acquired eng. experience with Joseph Baker and Sons, of Willesden; invented most of the patented machines manufactured by the firm; became partner in 1886, and Director and Works Manager 1902. In 1920, when this Co. amalgamated with Perkins Engines, Ltd., of Peterborough, was appointed Director and Advisory Engr. Address: Quints, West Mersea, Essex. T. N.: 6 West Mersea.
BAKER, George Stephen, 0.13.E., M.I.N.A., M.N.E.C.Inst., Naval Arch.; Supt. Froude National Experiment Tank, N.P,L.; b. 1877. Ed. Royal Dockyard Schs. Training: Royal Naval Coll., Greenwich. Asst. to R. E. Froude for five years; Professional Secretary to Director of Naval Construction (Sir Philip Watts ), 1908-10; now engaged on research work. Publ.: " Ship Form, Resistance and Screw Propulsion," and various papers before Naval Architects' Insts. Address: National Physical Laboratory, Teddington. T. A.: " Physics, Teddington." T. N.: 3360 Kingston.
BAKER, Percy M., M.B.E., B.Sc., A.M.I. Mech.E., A.M.I.E.E., Electrical Engineer, 27, Livingstone Road, Handsworth, Birmingham. T. N.: Regent 4024. b. 1872. Ed. Birmingham, Mason College and elsewhere. Graduate of London University in Science and in Engineering. Professional Career: Worked in various small works. Took up educational work. Lecturer in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering in Wolverhampton Technical School. Professor of Electrical Engineering in the Central Technological College for Bombay Presidency. Consulting Engineer in Bombay. Inspector of Technical Schools in the Presidency of Bombay. Chief Works: Power and lighting equipments in Cotton Mills and other manufacturing concerns in Bombay. Consulting Electrical Engineer for certain Indian States. Pubic Positions: Secretary The Engineering Society, Technical School, Birmingham. At present organizing Instructional Factories for the training of Disabled Soldiers and Sailors for various industries under the Ministry of Labour. Clubs: Royal Societies, London; Royal Yacht, Bombay; Bombay Gymkhana. War Services.—Assisted in the production of high explosive shells in Bombay till March, 1916. Returned to England and became a Technical Adviser to the Training Department of the Ministry of Munitions on engineering matters; carried on this work till after the Armistice.
BALDWIN, Francis G. C., M.I.E.E., Electrical and Telephone Engineer, " Shadingfield," ' Wylamon-Tyne. T. N. Wylam 26. b. 1878. Ed. Sheffield University, Technological Department. Professional Career: Sheffield Testing Works as Assistant; National Telephone Co., Ltd., Sheffield, as Engineer; National Telephone Co., Ltd., Birmingham, as District Engineer; National Telephone Co., Ltd., London, as Assistant Metropolitan Engineer, then Acting Metropolitan Engineer; British Post Office, Newcastle-on-Tyne, as Assistant Superintending Engineer. Publications: Papers, Institution of Electrical Engineers—" Some Considerations on the Manipulation of Dry Core Telephone Cables, " April 2I, 1909; "Telephone Exchange Transfers and their Organization," January 24, 1918. Awarded the Fahie Premium. Various contributions to Technical Press. Club: Chemical Industry, Newcastle-on-Tyne. War Services.—Commissioned Captain, Royal Engineers, Special Reserve.
BALDWIN, Walter, 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. T. N.: 1008—extension 34, Burnley.
BALFOUR, Arthur, J.P., Steel Manufacturer, Arcadia, Sheffield. T. A.: " Balfour, Sheffield." T. N.: Broomhill 247 and Ropes, Fernhurst, Sussex. T. A.: "Balfour, Fernhurst." T. N.: Fernhurst . b. 1873; m. 1899, Frances Josephene, d. of Charles Henry Bingham, Sheffield. Ed. Ashville College, Harrogate. Master Cutler of Sheffield, 1911-2; Vice-Consul for Denmark in Sheffield since 1899; Consul for Belgium in Sheffield since 1915; Member of the Royal Commission on Railways, 1913; Member of the Industrial Advisory Committee to the Treasury during the war; Member of the Advisory Council for Scientific and Industrial Research; Member of the Board of Trade Engineering Industries Committee; Member of Lord Balfour's Committee on Commercial and Industrial Policy; Member of Advisory Committee on War Munitions and Man 2E Power Distribution Board; President, Sheffield Chamber of Commerce, 1919; Coal Industry Committee, 1919; Managing Director, Arthur Balfour and Co., Ltd.; Chairman, High Speed Steel Alloys, Ltd., Widnes; Chairman, C. Meadows and Co., Ltd., Sheffield; Director of the British Trade Corporation. Publications: " Hints to Practical Users of Tool Steel." Recreations: Riding, motoring, shooting. Clubs: Devonshire; British Empire, Sheffield. War Services.—Assisted in various committees during the war (see above ), also Chairman of Sheffield and District War Refugee Committee. War Missions to Paris, Rome and Berne.
BALFOUR, David, 0.B.E. M.Inst.C.E., F.G.S., F.R.M.S., Civil Engr.; b. 1866; s. of David Balfour, M.Inst.C.E., F.G.S. Ed. Kepier Sch., Houghton-le-Spring. Training: Armstrong Coll., Newcastle-on-Tyne. Career: Carried out numerous works of sewerage and sewage disposal, water supply, shipyards, bridges, railways, quays, etc.; employed by War Office and Air Ministry to design large numbers of schemes of sewerage and sewage disposal during the War for camps and aerodromes. Club: Union, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Address: 3, St. Nicholas Buildings, Newcastle-onTyne, and Kingsway House, London. T. A.: " Balforson."
BALFOUR, Geo., M.P., M.I.E.E., Chairman, Balfour, Beatty and Co., Ltd.; Dumbarton Burgh and County Tramways Co., Ltd.; Dundee, Broughty Ferry and District Tramways Co., •Ltd.; Falkirk and District Tramways Co., Ltd. Man. Dir., Dunfermline and District Tramway Co.; Fife Tramways Light and Power Co.; Mansfield and District Tramway, Ltd. • Address: 66, Queen Street, London, E.C.4, and Elmstead Lodge, Chislehurst, Kent.
BALFOUR, John Aylmer, M.Inst.C.E., Consulting Engineer, Commercial Exchange Buildings, Johannesburg, Box 5081; 11, Queen Victoria Street, London, and Rue Aurajo, Laurenco Marques. T. A.: " Aquaterre," London and Johannesburg. T. N.: Johannesburg 5965; London, City 2866. b. 1878; s. of late Capt. J. A. Balfour. Ed. in South America, private tuition. Professional Training: Pupil of Sidney Straker, London; student Inst.C.E. and Assoc.M. Inst.C.E. Examinations in I goo. Professional Career: Assistant Engineer to E. Brickham, Ipswich, 1898-1900; Irrigation Engineer, Ceylon Government, 1900-9; Assistant Director of Irrigation, Ceylon, 190913; Director of Irrigation, Ceylon, 1913-17; Assistant Director under Controller General Merchant Ship Building, 1917 to April, 1918. Chief Works: Construction of several large irrigation works in Ceylon. Past President Engineering Association of Ceylon. Club: Royal Societies. War Services.—Lt.-Col. Royal Marines. Employed under C.E. in C. of Admiralty on secret anti-submarine work, and from October, 1918, to June, 1919, in the reconstruction of the Ports of Ostend and Zeebrugge.
BALL, Edmund Bruce, M.I.Mech.E., Mech. and Hydraulic Engr., Man. Dir., Glenfield and Kennedy, Ltd., Kilmarnock; b. 1873. Ed. Thetford, Norfolk, and Tech. Sch., Manchester. Distinctions: Two Sc. Sch., Wh. Medal and Ex. Queen's prizeman for Sc. Career: Chief Designer to Benjamin Goodfellow and Co.; Works Manager to Reavell and Co., Ltd., 8 Ipswich; Manager, Steam Car Works of Clarkson, Ltd., Chelmsford; Tech. Director, San Giorgi Co., Italy; Eng. Commercial Agent, Samuel McGregor and Co., Ltd., of Shanghai, and represented many important British firms in China, Manchuria and Siberia for Waterworks, Mining and Railway plants; General Works Manager to Napier and Sons, Ltd., for over five years; now as above; member of the L.C.C. Eng. Advisory Com. on Education; has been Vice-Pres. of the Lon. Dis. Assoc. of Eng. Emp. and Chairman Corn. of Aircraft Manufacturers of that body. Clubs: R.A.C., Pall Mall, London. Address: " Braemar," Midton Road, Ayr, N.B. T. A.: " Ball, care Glenfield, Kilmarnock." T. N.: 289 Ayr, 28 Kilmarnock, 66 Glasgow Central, 209 Victoria (London ).
BALL, John, O.B.E., D.Sc., Ph.D., M.Inst. C.E A.R.S.M F.G.S F.R.G.S., Civil Engr. and Geologist, Director of Desert Surveys, Survey of Egypt; b. 1872; s. of the late Ebenezer Ball, of Derby. Training: Royal Coll. of Sc., London, and Universities of Zurich and London. Distinctions: Senior Wh. Sch., 1894; De la Beche Medallist, R.S.M.; Silver Medallist in Mech. Eng., City and Guild of Lon. Inst.; Cuthbert Peek award of the R.G.S. for contributions to scientific geography, 1914. Apprenticed to Phoenix Foundry and Engineering Co., Derby; Res. Engr. in charge of Underpinning at Philae Temple, in connection with the building of the Aswan Dam; for the last 20 years has had charge of Government surveys in Egypt and Sinai. Publ.: " A New Method of Coast Surveying, " 1911; " Handbook of the Prismatic Astrolabe," 1919; " Geography and Geology of West Central Sinai," 1916; " Geography and Geology of SouthEastern Egypt," 1912; and other works and scientific papers, chiefly dealing with geography, geology and exploratory surveying. Club: Turf, Cairo. Address: Maison Mandofia, Garden City, Cairo, Egypt. T. A.: " Ball, Survey, Cairo." T. N.: 2248 Cairo.
BALLARD, Gilbert A., Captain R.E., O.B.E., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.M. and Cy.E M.R'. San.I., Borough Surveyor, Grantham, since Sept., 1920. T. A.: Surveyor, Grantham." b. 1887. Ed. at Birmingham. Trained under the late John Price, M.Inst.C.E., City Engr. of Birmingham. Professional Career: Asst. to H. E. Stilgoe, M.Inst.C.E., late City Engineer of Birmingham and now Chief Engineer Metropolitan Water Board; afterwards Assistant to F. W. Spurr, City Engineer, York. Appointed Deputy Borough Surveyor and Water Engineer, Guildford, in 1914; and Borough Engineer and Surveyor of Tamworth, September, 1919. Chief Works: Tramways, Sewage Works, Water Works, Road Construction, Housing, etc. War Services.—Captain, Royal Engineers, Headquarters Staff, 19th Army Corps. Mentioned in Dispatches and awarded O.B.E. for services in France and Flanders.
BALLARD, Maxwell, M.I.N.A., A.M.N.E.C. Inst., Shipbuilding Engr., Asst. to Sir Alex. McAusland Kennedy, M.I.N.A., Man. Dir., Northumberland Shipbuilding Co., Ltd., Howdon-on-Tyne; b. 1884; s. of Rev. Dr. Frank Ballard, M.A., B.Sc., etc. Ed. Private Schs., Brighton. Training: Messrs. Robt. Stephenson and Sons, Ltd., Hebburn-on-Tyne; Armstrong University. Hons. Medst. (B. of E. Naval Arch.) and First Place and Prize in Armstrong University for Naval Architecture. Career: Patentee 29 of the Arch System of economic ship construction, and responsible for many developments of ships of this design. Author of papers on " Economic Ship Construction," Inst. N.A.; on " Shipbuilding Production, Prices and the Freight Market," N.E.C. Inst. Designer of several notable merchant vessels. Address: Wengen, Monkseaton, Northumberland. T. A.: " Wengen, Whitley Bay."
BALMFORD, Alfred Bickerton, B.A., M.I.& S.I., Mech. Engr., Director, The National Gas Engine Co., Ltd.; b. 1886. Ed. Rossall and Cambridge. Clubs: Engineers', Manchester; R.A.C., London. Address: Thornycroft Hall, Siddington, Chelford, Ches. T. N.: 229 Macclesfield.
BANGAY, Raymond Dorrington, Elec. Engr. (Wireless), Chief of Designs, Marconi's Wireless Tel. Co., Ltd.; b. 1883; s. of R. Bangay, M.D., F.R.C.S. Ed. Epsom Coll. and City and Guilds Inst. Training: Finsbury Tech. Coll. Career: Joined the Marconi Co., 1902; spent 5 years in America engaged in different branches of the Service and the early Transatlantic Experiments; on returning to England developed Military Wireless Stations; Chief of Designs Dept., 1920. Publ.: " The Elementary Principles of Wireless Telegraphy," " The Oscillation Valve." Address: Gresham Cottage, Brentwood, Essex.
BANHAM, Charles Procter, M.I.E.E., Electrical Engineer, c/o The British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd., Rugby. Ed. as a Mechanical Engineer at University College, Bristol, and at the works of Stothert and Pitt, Bath; as an Electrical Engineer at the Royal College of Science, and the Central Technical College, London. Professional Career: Joined the Brush Electrical Engineering Co. as Assistant Engineer in 1891, Assistant Works Manager in 1894; in 1892 and 1893 was Chief Engineer at Pont-de-Cherui, Isere to Alexandre Grammont, the Brush Co.'s concessionaire for France. From 1896-1912 was in the service of the South African Government, firstly as mechanical and electrical engineer to Table Bay Harbour, subsequently in charge of all electrical works of the South African Railways and Harbours in the Central System of the Union, and finally in the Province of Natal; under his supervision there was installed at the port of Cape Town the first complete electrical harbour equipment in the British Empire. Retired in 1912 and joined the South African General Electric Co.; is now on the engineering staff of the British Thomson-Houston Co., Rugby. Has reported on the electrical undertaking of the Cape Town Corporation and other schemes; has acted as Arbitrator on several occasions; was Examiner in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering to the South African College.
BANISTER, George Henry, C.B.E., Wh. Sc., M.I.Mech.E., M.Inst.0.E., Director Naval Construction Works, Vickers, Ltd., Barrow-inFurness. Address: Monks Croft, Barrow-in-Furness. T. N.: Barrow-in-Furness 324.
BANKS, Charles Arthur, M.Inst.M.M., M.Can.Inst.M.M.,M.Aust.Inst.M.M., Cons. Min. Engr., Man. Dir., British Canadian Silver Corpn., Ltd.; Pres., B.C. Silver Mines, Ltd.; b. 1883. Train1 ing: New Zealand. Career: 1907-10, on Staff of Waihi Gold Min. Co., Ltd.; 1910-12, Chief Engr., Waihi-Paeroa Cold Extraction Co., designing and erecting all their Metallurgical Works in New Zealand; 1912-15, Gen. Manager, Jewel-Denero Mines in B.C., Canada; 1915-19, Officer in the Royal Engineers in France. Address: 615, Pender Street, Vancouver, B.C.
BANNERMAN, David H., M.C., R.E., M.Inst. M.M., Min. and Cons. Engr. (Specialized in tin and base metals); b. 1875. Ed. High Sch., Dublin; Snettisham G.S. Training: Federated Malay States. Address: Heversham, Westmorland. T. A.: " Whirlwind, Heversham."
BANNISTER, Charles Olden, A.R.S.M., F.I.C. (Past Member of Council), M.Inst.M.M. (Member of Council), Metallurgist, Prof. of Metallurgy, Liverpool University; b. 1876; s. of the late Thomas Bannister, of Dudley. Ed. Stourbridge Grammar Sch. Training: Royal Sch. of Mines, London. Distinctions: Bessemer Medal, Royal Sch. of Mines; Carnegie Scholarship, Iron and Steel Inst.; Consolidated Gold Fields of South Africa; Gold Medal and Premium, Inst. of Min. and Metallurgy; Head of Metallurgy Dept., Sir John Cass Tech. Inst., Aldgate, E.C.; Cons. Metallurgist with Edward Riley and Harbord, Victoria Street; now Prof. of Metallurgy, Liverpool University; Member of various Committees on Technical Education, etc.; Cons. work in connection with Treatment of Ores, Smelting propositions, Foundry practice, Heat Treatment of Steel, etc. Various papers before the Inst. of Min. and Metallurgy, Inst. of Metals, Iron and Steel Inst., etc. Clubs: Min. and Metallurgical, London; University, Liverpool. Address: 42, Bedford Street, Liverpool. T. N.: Liverpool, Royal 1314.
BARBER, Horatio, F.R.Ae.S., F.R.G.S., Aeronautical Engr., Manager of and Underwriter for The Aviation Insurance Assoc.; Member of Lloyd's Sub-Committee on Aviation, and Chairman of Lloyd's Tech. Sub-Committee on Aviation; b. 1875; s. of Charles Worthington Barber. Ed. Bedford and abroad. Training: At Amesbury and Hendon. Career: Designed and built one of the first British aircraft to fly; was the fourth or fifth Englishman to fly; was a Cons. Aeronautical Engr., and maintained a Flying Sch. at Hendon; joined the Royal Flying Corps at the outbreak of war as a Commissioned Officer; for 2 years in charge of Tech. Instruction at the R.A.F. Central Flying School. Publ.: "The Aeroplane Speaks," adopted by the British and U.S.A. Governments for the instruction of Flying Personnel; " Aerobatics," etc. Clubs: Royal Societies, Royal Air Force, Royal Aero. Address: 33, Elvaston Place, S.W.7.
BARBER, J. Patten, M.Inst.C.E., Borough Engr., Islington, N.; b. 1856. Ed. Manchester Grammar Sch.; P. Pres. and Member of Council Inst. M. and Cy. E.; P. Pres. Soc. of Engrs. Address: Town Hall, Islington, N.
BARBER, M. H., A.M.I.E.E., Electrical Engineer, Berry's Electric, Ltd., 65, King Street, Manchester. Residence: Alderley Edge, nr. Manchester. T. A.: "Ptolemaist, Manchester." T. N.: 3980 City, Manchester. b. 1872. Ed. Victoria University, Manchester. Pro fessionca Training: Apprenticeship with General Electric Co. Professional Career: Contracting as Donnison, Barber and Co,; Assistant Works Manager, L. and N.W. Railway. Telegraph Dept.; now Engineer with Berry's Electric, Ltd., Manchester Branch. War Services.—O.C. 7th Chester Cadet Batt. The King's Royal Rifle Corps (C.L.B. ) during war. Now Major in command of that unit.
BARBER, T. Philip, Major, D.S.O., VicePres. I.Min.E., Lamb Close House, Eastwood Notts.
BARBER, Thomas Walter, M.I.Mech.E., M.Inst.C.E., Chief Engr., Indian Ordnance Factories Extensions, 6, Esplanade East. Calcutta, India.
BARBOUR, Ralph Henry, M.A., Elec. Engr., Chairman of Directors of The Elec. Apparatus Co., Ltd., and of Bray, Markham and Reiss, Ltd.; b. 1883; s. of Sir David Barbour, K.C.S.I., K.C.M.G. Ed. Charterhouse, and Trinity Coll., Cambridge. Training: Cambridge; and with the General Electric Co. (of America); also short periods with Kitson and Co., Leeds, and the North Eastern Rly., Gateshead. First Class, Mech. Sciences Tripos, Cambridge. Joined the Elec. Apparatus Co., Ltd. (1910), and been associated with the design and manufacture of many types of elec. switchgear and instruments, including special designs for the Admiralty. Club: The Cavendish. Address: Vauxhall Works, South Lambeth Road, London, S.W.8. T. A.: " Elapratus, London." T. N.: Brixton 2075.
BARCLAY, Sidney Fraser, Ph.D., B.Sc., M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.E.E., F.C.S., M.Inst.Met., F.Aer.Inst., F.Amer.I.E.E., Order of the Crown, Order of Leopold, Chevalier of the Legion of Honour, Electrical, Chemical and Mechanical Engineer, Ashdene, Sale, Cheshire. T. A.: "Sprinkler, Manchester." T. N.: 6200 City, Manchester. Ed. Manchester University, Leipsic University. Late Technical Engineer to Vickers, Ltd.; now Engineer-in-Chief to Mather and Platt, Ltd., Manchester. Member of Committee, North Midland Centre Institution of Electrical Engineers. Pres. Manchester Metallurgical Soc. Publ.: Paper on " The Design of the Turbo-Alternator Rotor," Inst. of Elec. Engrs. in 1918; paper on " The Determination of the Efficiency of the Turbo-Alternator," in 1919. Was awarded the Kelvin Premium of the Institution for each paper. Member of the Royal Automobile Club and Royal Societies Club. War Services.-1914-5 served in Royal Navy with the rank of Lieutenant, R.N.V.R.; on General Headquarter's Staff with the rank of Captain from 1915-8; served on several Admiralty committees dealing with enemy submarines.
BARCLAY, William Robb, 0.B.E., A.M.I.E.E. , Metallurgist, Works Manager, Henry Wiggin and Co., Ltd., Birmingham; b. 1875. Ed. Privately. Training: Sheffield Tech. Sch., and University Coll., Sheffield; 12 years Lecturer in Electro-Metallurgy, University of Sheffield, and Departmental Manager, Joseph Rodgers and Sons, Ltd., Sheffield. War Period: Asst. Director and Metallurgist in the Dept. of Non-ferrous Materials, M. of M.; Tech. Director to Electro-Metallurgical Committee, M. of M.; Original Member (P. Chairman, Sheffield Section) Inst. of Metals; Member Soc. of Chemical Industry; Joint-examiner in Electro-Metallurgy, City and Guilds of London Inst.; Author, with C. H. Hainsworth, of " Electro-Plating, A Practical Treatise," Edward Arnold, 1912. Club: Clef, Birmingham. Address: 65, Beaconsfield Road, Cannon Hill, Birmingham.
BARDENS, F. W., M.I.Mar.E., Supt. Engr., J. C. Gould and Co. (Steamship Managers), Ltd., Merthyr House, Cardiff.
BARHAM, George Basil, M.Inst.Met., Cons. Engr. Elec., Chemical, Mech. and Automobile; also extensive writer on Eng. and Allied subjects in Great Britain, U.S.A., and Colonies; b. 1872; s. of Chas. Nicholas Barham, Barrister-atlaw, and great-grandson of Richard Harris Barham (Author of " Ingoldsby Legends " ). • Ed. City of London Sch. Training: University Coll., Nottingham. App. to Mech. Eng., and later, for some years, with the National Telephone Co.; 1899—Chief Engr. East Midlands National Electric Wiring Co., Ltd.; 1906—Edison and Swan United Electric Light Co.; 1913—private work; for some time with Ministry of Food, then on special Publicity Staff of Ministry of Reconstruction; and later with the Dept. of Overseas Trade. Publ.: " Development of the Incandescent Electric Lamp," 1912, London, Scott, Greenwood; " Elec. Installation Work," Benn Bros., London, 1913. Club: Press. Address: " Tappington," Perryn Road, East Acton, W.3.
BARHAM, Hugh Garratt Foster, M.Inst.C.E., Civil Engr., 38, Angles Road, Streatham; b. 1867; s. of A. G. Foster Barham of Bridgwater; m. M. M. Cameron of Queensland. Ed. Berkhampsted Grammar School, the Crystal Palace Practical School of Engineering, and University College, London. Was on the Vymwy and Rhayader water schemes for Liverpool and Birmingham; Water Engineer to the Jersey New Waterworks Co., at St. Helier's, Jersey, where he carried out extensive works; Water Engineer to the Brisbane Board of Waterworks in Queensland; carried out much work and reported on Stradbroke Island scheme for supply of Brisbane, estimated at I,000,000; carried out the first water scheme as Resident Engineer for the City of Seoul in Korea, and became Manager and Engineer for the scheme on its completion. Gained second prize in open competition on River, Parrett Navigation Improvement Scheme. Temporary Lecturer in Civil Engineering at Leeds University. Papers on " Foundations " read before Liverpool Engineering Society; the " Purification of Tropical 'Water Supplies," read before the Waterworks Engineers' Association; also on " Field Geology " in Westmoreland.
BARKER, Arthur Henry, B.A., B.Sc., Pres. I.H.V.E., M.Amer.Soc.H.V.E., Cons. Engr., 40, Queen Anne's Chambers, Westminster, S.W.I. Lecturer in Heating and Ventilating Eng., University Coll., London. Ed. University of Leeds (Salt Sch.); University of Wales, Aberystwyth (Senior Sch.); Senior Wh.Sch., 1895. Trained: Henry Berry and Co., Hunslet (Hydraulic); Hudswell, Clarke and Co., Ltd., Leeds (Locomotive); General Foreman, Gwynne and Co. (Engines and Centrifugal Pumps); Haden and Sons, Ltd., Trowbridge (Heating and Ventilating ). Publ.: " The Theory and Practice of. Heating and Ventilation " (" Barker on Heating "), " Graphical Calculus," " The Management of Small Eng. Workshops," " Graphic Methods of Engine Design," " Domestic Fuel Consumption," " Economy in Cooking Apparatus," etc., etc. Numerous reports on the Economy of Kitchen Ranges and Gas Appliances (Dept. of Scientific and Industrial Research ). Various papers for Socs. Clubs: Junior Athenaeum, University of London. Address: University Coll., London, Queen Anne's Chambers, Westminster. T. N.: Victoria 2688.
BARKER, Sir Francis Henry, Kt., Director Vickers, Ltd.; b. 1865; organized the foreign development of the Parsons Turbine in the principal Countries of Europe; Chairman of the Executive Council of the Russo-British Chamber of Commerce. Address: Lowndes House, Lowndes Place, Belgrave Square, S.W.I. T. N.: Victoria 6354. Burnt Stub, Chessington, Surrey; T. N.: Esher 227. Barwell Court Farm, Chessington; T. N.: Esher 80.
BARKER, John Henry, M.I.Mech.E., Metallurgist, Constructional and Mech. Engr.; Man. Dir, of Moses Eadon and Sons, Ltd., Oxley Brothers Ltd., W. K. and C. Peace, Ltd., and Joseph Peach and Co., Ltd., Sheffield; Director of Sheffield Steel Products, Ltd., Boswell, Hatfield and Co., Ltd., R. Groves and Sons, Ltd.; b. 1874. Ed. Ellesmere Coll., Shropshire. Training: The Yorkshire Coll., Leeds. Career: 1915, Laying-out and Installation of Kelham Island Works for Moses Eadon and Sons, Ltd.; 1919, Laying-out and Installation of the File Plant at Templeboro' Works for Sheffield Steel Products, Ltd.; 1920, Designing and carrying-out of the Tool Manufacturing Plant and Buildings for W. K. and C. Peace, Ltd. Club: R.A.C., London. Address: Vainor Road, Sheffield. T. N.: Sheffield, Owlerton 283.
BARKER, Rayner Childe, C.I.E., 1889, Assoc. M.Inst.C.E., M.I.E.E., India Office, Whitehall, S.W.; and 13, Queen's Road, Hendon, N.W.; b. 1858; m. 1894, Ella, d. of Lieut.-Col. S. Moores. Ed. Bromsgrove and Wimbledon Schs. Training: R.I.E. Coll., Coopers Hill. Director-in-Chief, IndoEuropean Telegraph Dept., since 1912. Formerly Director of Persian Section of Indo-European Telegraph Dept., 1898-1910; served in Burma, 1886-8; Hazara, 1888 and 1891.
BARKER, Thomas and Son, Civil Engineers and Architects, 47, Market Street, Bradford. T. N.: 1776. Members of Firm: Thomas Barker, Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., and Major H. W. Barker, T.D., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., M.S.A. Chief Works: Mills, Factories and Engineering Works with their Power Plants, Reservoirs, etc. Publications: Paper by H. W. Barker, Joule Medallist, Institution of Civil Engineers Proceedings, " Cooling Reservoirs for Condensing Engines." War Services.—H. W. Barker, Major 6th Batt. West Yorks Regiment, August 5, 1914 to March 27, 1919. Served in France with 49th, 31st and Royal Naval Divisions.
BARKER, William Thomas Edward, M.I. Mech.E., M.I.H.V.E., Constructional and Ventilating Engineer, 14, Howick Place, Westminster, S.W.I iT T. A.: "Rowell, Sowest, London." T. N.: Victoria 238. b. 1873; m. 1913. Ed. at Redenhall Commercial School, Norfolk. Received first Technical and Practical training with James Lusher, Agricultural Engineer, etc., Barnham, Suffolk. Professional Career: Technical Director, David Rowell and Co., Ltd., 14, Howick Place, Westminster, S. W.1, and Rowell, Longhurst and Co., Ltd., 14, Howick Place, S.W.r. Worked in the drawing office and on supervising work with several firms, joining the firm of David Rowell and Co., Ltd., some twenty years ago. Inventor of the " Barrol " system of Natural Ventilation and the " Dupor " system of Mechanical Ventilation. Chief Works: Suspension Bridge 300 feet span over Rio Gallegos, South America; two suspension bridges for King of Siam; bridges of the N Girder and Warren type in various parts of South America, etc., in addition to suspension bridges in England and abroad. Publications: Several articles on Constructional Steelwork Designs, Bridge Work, and Ventilation, in different Technical journals.
BARLOW, Charles Robert, M.I.Mech.E., Water Eng., City Hall, Cape Town, Cape Colony.
BARLOW, Edwin, A.M.C.T., A.M.I.E.E., Instructor in Elec. Eng., 125A, Highbury New Park, London, N.5; b. 1889. Ed. Manchester Grammar Sch. and Manchester Coll. of Technology. Received training at General Electric Co. (then Peel Works, Manchester) and Lancashire Electric Power Co. Engr.-in-Charge with Kent Electric Power Co., Frindsbury Power House. Now Lecturer and Demonstrator at Northampton Polytechnic Institute, Clerkenwell, E.C.r. War Services.—Four and a quarter years with Royal Naval Division (Divisional Engineers) and Royal Engineers.
BARLOW, Leonard, M.I.E.E., Electrical and General Engineer, 21, Palace Street, London, S.W.r. T. A.: Ohmmeter, London." T. N.: 2242 Victoria; 1189 Sutton. b. 1873; m. Katharine Monteagle, of Glasgow. Ed. and Professional Training: Originally Senior Student to Dr. Silvanus P. Thompson, F.R.S., etc., of Finsbury Technical College. Professional Career: Chief Engineer to the Public Electric Supply Co. of Glasgow (Mayor and Coulson) with two generating stations AC and DC, purchased and taken over by the Corporation of Glasgow. Chief Engineer to W. C: Martin and Co., Shiplighting Engineers of Glasgow, and later financially interested in the concern. Late partner in Barlow Brothers and Co., Electrical Engineers of Oxford Street, London, W.C. Partner in Barlow and Young, Electrical and General Engineers of Buckingham House, Palace Street, Westminster, S.W. r. Chief Works: Specialist in equipment of Rubber Mills and electrical plant in connection with same. War Services.—Technical Adviser, Ministry of Munitions (Priority Department).
BARLOW, T. M., Major, M.Sc. (Eng.), F.R. Ae.S., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E. Ed. Wrekin Coll. and Birmingham University. Prior to War, on Engineering Staff of the Home Office; joined R.N.A.S. in 1915; on Technical Duties, Design, Testing and Experimental Work on Aeroplanes, Flying Boats and Seaplanes throughout War; appointed Chief Tech. 3 Officer at Aeroplane Experimental Station, Martlesham Heath, May, 1918. Club: Royal Aero. Address: Aeroplane Experimental Station, Martlesham Heath, nr. Woodbridge, Suffolk. T. A.: " Aeronautics, Ipswich." T. N.: Ipswich 862.
BARNABY, Sydney Walker, NI.Inst.C.E., Director and Naval Architect to J. I. Thornycroft and Co., Southampton. Oak Lodge, Bitterne, Hants. T. A.: "Barnaby, Bitterne, Hants." T. N.: Southampton 1094. b. 1855; s. of Sir Nathaniel Barnaby, K.C.B., late Director of Naval Construction. Ed. King's College, London, and Victoria University, Manchester. Professional Career: Designed several destroyers which held world records for speed at date of building, including H.M.S. Teazer, which exceeded forty knots on trial. Received James Watt and George Stephenson Gold Medals for papers read at the Institution of Civil Engineers, and several Premiums. First to discover the phenomenon of " Cavitation " in connection with screw propellers, to which he gave this name and described the condition under which it occurred and the measures to be adopted to avoid it. Publications: " Marine Propellers " (6th edition, 1920: Spon ); " James Watt " Lecture, Greenock, 1906. Vice-President Institution of Naval Architects. Club: Royal Societies. War Services.—Appointed by the Council of Institution of Naval Architects, Chairman of Committee to examine effect of mines and torpedoes on the structure of merchant ships, whose recommendations were adopted by the Admiralty and Board of Trade in 1917.
BARNARD, A. H., Min. Engr., Conisborough, Rotherham.
BARNARD, Henry Cuthbert, "The Warren," Burnham, Somerset; b. 1865; eldest. s. of the late Prebendary H. J. Barnard, Vicar of Yatton, Somerset. Ed. under Stephen Hawtrey at St. Mark's School, Windsor. Professional Training: The Crystal Palace School of Engineering, 1882-4, and as articled pupil under P. J. Margery at Plymouth, Engineer of the Devon and Cornwall Railway. Professional Career: Appointed Asst. Engineer, Public Works Department of the Malay State of Perak, 1887, subsequently in 1889 transferred to the Railway Department as Asst. Engineer. Divisional Engineer, Federated Malay States Railways. Engineer for Ways and Works, Federated Malay States Railways, 1912-16, when he retired on pension. Member of Sports Club, St. James's Square.
BARNES, Alfred Schwartz, M.Sc. (Tech.), M.I.E.E., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.Met., A.K.C., Staff Inspector Elec. Eng. Board of Education. Ed. Eastbourne. Training: King's Coll., London University. Asst. to Prof. Henry Robinson. Design of Hydraulic Transmission, Sewerage and Water Schemes; Elec. Power Stations or St. Pancras, Norwich, Leyton; Head of Elec. Dept. S.W. Polytechnic, Chelsea; Prof. of Elec. Eng., Manchester University; Science Secretary Dept. of Scientific and Industrial Research. Address: Tudor House, Woodstock Road, Oxford.
BARNES, Frederick William, M.I.A.E., Automobile Engr.; Director and Works Manager Zenith Motors, Ltd.; b. 1877. Ed. Nottingham. Training: Nottingham University. Career: Designer and Patentee of the Infinitely Variable Gear for Motor Cycles; Designed and Patented one of the first Spring Frames for Motor Cycles; Patentee of Positive and Friction Clutch combined; Patentee of Front and Rear Brake for Motor Cycles, etc. Clubs: Auto Cycle Union and R.A.C., London. Address: Rex House, St. Andrews Square, Surbiton. T. A.: " c /o Zenith, Hampton Court." T. N.: Kingston 627 Pte., Molesey 169 Business.
BARNES, William, M.I.Mech.E., M.Amer.M.I.E., Mech. and Min. Engr.; Excavator Expert and Head of Excavator Dept., Ruston and Hornsby, Ltd., Lincoln; b. 1878. App. with Ruston Proctor and Co., Ltd., Lincoln; in Steam Excavator Dept., and designed the first Ruston crane navvy, in 1901.
BARNES-BRAND, William Deane, Assoc.M. Inst.C.E., A.M.I.Mech.E., Civil Engineer, I 5, Endsleigh Gardens, N.W.I; b. 1885. Ed. Crystal Palace Engineering School, and Trinity Hall, Cambridge. Professional Career: Asst. Engineer, J. Mowlem and Co., Ltd., Railway Contractors, Victoria Station L.B. and S.C. Ry.) Enlargement Works, 1904-7; Asst. Engineer, Mannar Railway Extension, Ceylon, 1909ro; Engineer in charge of Survey and Construction of branch line for the Antofagasta and Bolivia Railway Co., Ltd., Antofagasta, Chile, South America, 191112; Engineer and Manager to the Lord Wandsworth Institution (agricultural), Long Sutton, Hants, 1913' 7. Club: Royal Automobile. War Services.—Assistant Inspector of Gun Ammunition, Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, 1917-9.
BARNETT, James Rennie, O.B.E., Naval Arch.; Sole Partner of G. L. Watson and Co., Naval Archs., Glasgow; Cons. Naval Arch. to Royal National Lifeboat Inst.; b. 1864; s. of the late James Barnett-Johnstone. Ed. Neilson Educational Inst., Paisley. Training: Glasgow Tech. Coll. and Glasgow University. Designed well-known steam and sailing yachts. Clubs: Royal Northern Yacht, Royal Clyde Yacht. Address: G. L. Watson and Co., 153, Saint Vincent Street, Glasgow. T. A.: " Vril, Glasgow."
BARNETT, Michael Ratcliffe, M.Inst.C.E., M.I.E.S., Waterworks Engineer of the town of Keighley, Town Hall, Keighley, and Sowdens, Haworth, near Keighley, Yorkshire. T. N.: 51 Haworth. b. 1862, s. of James Barnett, Secretary Finlayson, Bousfield and Co., Ltd. Ed. Neilson Institution, Paisley, and Glasgow University. 1878-85—Pupil with Wm. Leslie, C.E., Glasgow. Attended Civil Engineering Course at the Glasgow University. Two years and a half Contractors' Resident Engineer on the Jamaica Government Railways, for Reid and Mackay, etc. i885-8—Assistant to the late James Wilson (then Engineer to the Greenock Waterworks). 1888-95—Resident Engineer on one of the Contracts for the construction of the Thirlmere Aqueduct for the Manchester Corporation Waterworks. 1894-8— Resident Engineer for the construction of the Nidd Aqueduct for the Bradford Corporation Waterworks. 1898-1900—Appointed by the Swansea Corporation Resident Engineer for their Cray Reservoir works. rwo-5—Engaged on the work connected with the laying of a second line of pipes, 48 inch and 44 inch diameter, from Thirlmere to Manchester, for the Manchester Corporation Waterworks. Also in charge of works connected with the maintenance and repairs 0'1 of the original line of Aqueduct. 1905-10—In private practice as a Civil Engineer in Glasgow. Engaged in the designing and carrying out of Waterworks and Sewage Disposal and Purification Schemes for towns of Lanark and Johnstone, etc., in Scotland. 1910-20—Engineer-in-Chief for the design and construction of the New Sladen Valley Waterworks Scheme for the additional Water Supply of Keighley and District. Also Waterworks Engineer for the town of Keighley, Yorkshire. Has been engaged as Consulting Engineer in matters of Water Supply and other Engineering questions. Publications: Paper on Waterworks (Thirlmere Aqueduct) before the Institution of Civil Engineers. " Company Drill" ( The Keighley Printers Limited). War Services.—Lieutenant, 5th Volunteer Battalion (Duke of Wellington's) West Riding Regiment.
BARNWELL, F. A. Lowry, M.Inst.C.E., F.P.W.Instn.; b. 1877; s. of Rev. C. F. Barnwell, Uttoxeter. General Manager and Consulting Engineer, North Staffordshire Railway, Stoke-on-Trent. T. A.: " Barnwell, Stoke-on-Trent Rail." T. N.: Tean 8 (Private Address); 701 Stoke-on-Trent. Ed. St. Chad's, Denstone, and Repton School. Professional Career: Became pupil to late G. J. Crosbie Dawson, Chief Engineer of N.S. Railway in 1895. Appointed Resident Engineer of new Railway from Leek to Waterhouses, 1901, remained as Maintenance Engineer of same and other districts. In addition in 1907 took over the entire management of the Cauldon Lowe Limestone Quarries belonging to the Company. Recalled to Stoke-on-Trent in 1912 as Chief Assistant in the Permanent Way Department; appointed Assistant Engineer in April, 1914, and succeeded the late G. J. Crosbie Dawson as Chief Engineer, July, 1914; appointed General Manager, October, 1919, still retaining position of Consulting Engineer. Chief Works: Leek to Waterhouses Railway, Cauldon Lowe Branch: new stone crushers, gas plant and air compressors, Cauldon Quarries; new water scheme, Cauldon and district.
BARNWELL, Frank Sowter, B.Sc.(Eng.), O.B.E., A.M.I.N.A., F.R.Ae.S., Chief Designer to the Bristol Aeroplane Co., Ltd.; b. 188o; s. of Richard Barnwell, J.P. Ed. Fettes Coll., Edinburgh. Training: Glasgow University. App. with Fairfield Shipbuilding and Eng. Co., Ltd., and continued in Drawing Offices; Drawing Office, Fore River Shipbuilding Co., Quincy, Mass., U.S.A.; private work on aeroplanes with elder brother, R. H. Barnwell, near Stirling; Bristol Aeroplane Co., March, 1911, as Chief Draughtsman; Asst. Designer and then Chief Designer. Designed: Bristol Scouts, Bristol Monoplane, Bristol Fighter. Joined R.F.C. Obtained Pilot's R.Ae.C. Ticket, 1914; and R.F.C. Pilot's " Wings," 1915. Clubs: Royal Aero. Address: Fairlawn, Filton. Glos. T. N.: 17 Filton.
BARR, Archibald, Emeritus Professor, D.Sc., LL.D. (Glas. and Birm.), F.R.S.E., M.Inst.C.E., Westerton of Mugdock, Milngavie. T. N.: 9 Milngavie, Glasgow. b. 1855; s. of the late Archibald Barr, Yarn merchant, Paisley; m. Isabel, elder d. of the late John Young, timber merchant, Paisley. Ed. Paisley Schools and Glasgow University. ProfessionalTraining: Served apprenticeship as Mechanical Engineer and took the Science Degree (Eng.) in Glasgow University. Professional Career: Assistant to the late Professor James Thomson, F.R.S., Engineering Department, Glasgow University, 1876-84; Professor of Civil and Mechanical Engineering, Yorkshire College, Leeds (Victoria University ), 1884-9; Regius Professor of Civil Engineering and Mechanics Glasgow University, 1889-1913. Past President, of the Royal Philosophical Society, Glasgow; Past President of the Institution of Engineers and Shipbuilders in Scotland; Past President, Section G, British Association, etc. Chairman of Barr and Stroud, Ltd., who have works at Anniesland, Glasgow, manufacturing the Barr and Stroud Patents, scientific instruments, etc. Chief Works: Joint inventor (with Dr. Wm. Stroud) of Range Finders, adopted by British and many Foreign Navies, ana Military Powers; height finders for use against aircraft; fire control instruments for use on battleships; improvements on the " Optophone "; and many other inventions.
BARR, George William, M.I.N.A., Naval Arch. to Alfred Holt and Co., Liverpool; b. 1882. Ed. Higher Grade Sch., Jarrow-on-Tyne. Training: Armstrong Coll., Newcastle-on-Tyne. Distinction: Hons. in Nay. Arch., etc. App. R. Stephenson and Co., Ltd., Hebburn-on-Tyne; joined Alfred Holt and Co., Liverpool, 1904; was their Supt. in Hong Kong, 1906-1909; and Asst. N.A., 1910-1 8. Address: India Buildings, Water Street, Liverpool. T. A.: " Odyssey, Liverpool." T. N.: Bank 300.
BARR, James, M.I.N.A., M.Inst.Met., Mar. Engr.; Senior Eng. Surveyor British Corpn.; b. 1867; s. of Jas. S. Barr, Greenock. Ed. Greenock Academy. App. Greenock Foundry Co.; Leading Draughtsman, Caird and Co., Greenock, 1888-93; Sea Service, British India S.N. Co.; Draughtsman, Scott's S.B and Eng. Co., Ltd., 1896-98; Surveyor, British Corpn., 1899; Senior Eng. Surveyor since 1918. Address: British Corpn., 14, Blythswood Square, Glasgow. T. A.: "Barr, Seaworthy, Glasgow." T. N.: Cent. 8152.
BARR, James Mark M'Girnis, M.I.E.E., I.E.E. Premium, 1895-96; Gold Medal, Paris, 1900; Mem. of Ctee. on Small Screws; British Eng. Standards Assoc., 1903. Address: 135, Church Street, Chelsea, S.W.3. T. N.: 6166 Kensington.
BARRATT, Charles Henry, M.Inst.C.E., Public Works Dept., India; retired from Indian Service as Chief Engr., Punjab, India; b. 1857; s. of James Barratt, of Wicken, Northants. Ed. Bedford. Training: Royal Indian Eng. Coll., Coopers Hill. Works comprise: Amritsar Drainage; Peshawar City Waterworks; Frontier Defences in the Tochi Valley; Khyber and Kurram; Planning and laying out of new Townships in the Canal Colonies; Designing and Constructing Agricultural Bldgs. at Lyallpore; Punjab, etc. Address: 6o, St. John's Road, Clifton, Bristol.
BARRETT, Arthur, Electrical Engineer, 2, St. Mary's Passage, Cambridge. T. N.: 54. b. 1862; s. of Lucas Barrett, F. R. S. , F.L. S., F. G. S. Ed. and Professional Training at Christ's College, Cambridge, and Baily and Grundy, Ltd., Paddington. Present Position: Consulting Engineer, Norwich Union Fire Insurance Society.
BARRINGER, Herbert, M.I.N.A. , M.I. Mech.E., M.Inst.C.E., Vice-Pres. Inst. P.T., Chairman of the firm of Jacobs and Barringer, Ltd., Cons. and Supt. Mar. Engrs. 78, Gracechurch Street, E.C.3.
BARRINGTON, William, M.Inst.C.E., Consulting Engineer, Rosmadda, nr. Limerick, and Clare Chambers, Limerick. T. A.: " Barrington, Engineer, Limerick." Was pupil of the late W. Barrington, M.Inst.C.E., and Student Inst.C.E. Has been largely identified with Tidal Reclamations, Arterial Drainage, and River Training work, also with Railway Development, and constructed many of the Light Railways in Ireland for the Government of Rt. Hon. A. J. Balfour. Is Chief Engineer for some of the still independent Light Railway Systems. Is Managing Director of Fergus Reclamation Works, the largest tidal reclamation executed in the United Kingdom within recent years. Clubs: Constitutional, London; United Service, Dublin; County, Limerick.
BARRON, James, M.Inst.C.E., Estuarial, Harbour and Dock Engr.; Engr. and Gen. Supt. of the Ribble Navigation; b. 1868; s. of James Barron, M.Inst.C.E., Aberdeen. Ed. Grammar Sch., Aberdeen. Training: Robert Gordon's Coll., Aberdeen. Distinctions: First place in U.K. with Silver Medal in Mech. Eng. City and Guilds Exams. Pupil at Aberdeen Harbour and Asst. there; Asst. Engr. with Tees Conservancy Commissioners; assisted his father for five years, carrying out about thirty fishing harbours in Scotland, as well as Bridges, Water and Drainage Works; Res. Engr. at Wicklow Breakwater, for Sir A. M. Rendel, K.C.I.E.; Engr. and Gen. Supt. of the Ribble Navigation at Preston since 1901. Has successfully trained the River Ribble through the shifting sands of the Estuary to the sea, and is deepening the approach to the dock 15 miles inland. Address: Dock Offices, Preston. T. A.: "Ribble, Preston." T. N.: 349.
BARRON, William Alfred, M.Inst.M.M., M.Amerinst.M.M., F.R.S.A., Metallurgist, Cons. Min. Engr. and Metallurgist to Fraser and Chalmers Eng. Works; b. 1867; s. of William Samuel Barron. Chief Work: Designing plant for concentration of ores and their reduction to metal. Club: Min. and Metallurgical. Address: Magnet House, Kingsway, W.C.2.
BARRS and ABLETT, Consulting Engineers, 6, South Square, Gray's Inn, London, W.C.I. T. N.: Chancery 8240. Principals: Edward Barrs, M.I.E.E., A.M.I.Mech.E., and Charles Antony Ablett, O.B.E., M.Inst.C.E., M.E.I.C. Branches: Cathedral Buildings, Newcastle-on-Tyne; Severn Chambers, Westgate Street, Cardiff. Established over ten years.
BARRY, Arthur John, M.Inst.C.E., Cons. Engr., 2, Queen Anne's Gate, S.W.I. T. A.: " Coaxial, Vic." T. N.: Gerrard 2001.
BARRY, Kenneth Alfred Wolfe, O.B.E., M.Inst.C.E., Civil Engr., 4, Embankment Gardens, Chelsea, S.W. T. N.: Kensington 1008. 2, Queen Anne's Gate, S.W.I. T. N.: Victoria 4948.
BARTLEY, Bryan Cole, C.B.E., M.I.Mech.E., late Lieut.-Col. R.A.F., 845, Salisbury House, London, E.C. Ed. at Haileybury College, and at University College of London. Engineering training at Vickers, Ltd., Barrow-in-Furness, for six years; left for South Africa in 1897; Mechanical Engineer, Jumpers Deep, 1898; joined 1st Railway Pioneer Regiment, Boer War; Captain in this regiment. Joined the firm of Sykes and Co. as partner in 1902, and took over the whole business of Sykes and Co., Ltd., 34 in 1909 in London and South Africa. Managing Director of Mallett and Co., Ltd., Engineers, East London. Clubs: Carlton, Junior Carlton, R.A.F. War Services.—Joined R.N.V.R., June, 1915 (Lieutenant); in France most of 1916 with No. 3 Wing R.N.A.S.; Assistant Controller Aircraft Production, 19r7-1919; Lieut.-Colonel R.A.F., given C.B.E. (Military).
BARTON, Bernard Venour, M.Inst.M.M., M.Aust.Inst.M. and M., Min. Supt., Bendigo Amalg. Goldfields; b. 188o s. of Robert Barton. Ed. Melbourne Grammar Sch. Training: Sydney University. Career: Surveyor to Lloyd Copper Co., N.S.W., and Lyill Blocks, Tasmania; Surveyor Assayer, Manager to Crown and South G.M., Kalgoorlie Metallurgist; Oroya, Brown Hill, Kalgoorlie, Great Fingall, W.A.; Inspecting Engr., Bewick Moreing and Co., Melbourne; Surveyor Metallurgist, Underground Manager Zinc Corpn., Broken Hill; Manager, Broken Hill Water Supply, N.S.W.; Supt. of Prospecting Seoul Min. Co., Holkol, Korea. Address: Commonwealth Chambers, Bendigo, Victoria. T. A.: " Bendigo, Victoria." T. N.: 12.
BARTON, Edward Campbell, M.I.E.E., F.R.G.S., F.R.Met.S., Electrical Engineer, Royal Societies Club, St. James Street, S.W.; b. 1857. Ed. and Professional Training: Otago University, Karlsruhe Polytechnikum, Siemens Brothers Professional Career: Godalming Pioneer Public Lighting (in charge), 1881; New Zealand Electric Light Co. (N.Z.); Brush Co. (Queensland); founded City Electric Light Co. (Brisbane), managed same 1887-1914; Consulting Engineer to the Water and Sewerage Board (Brisbane ), 190 8-15. Chief Works: City Electric Light Company's works in Brisbane. Public Positions: Past President of Brisbane Technical College; Member of Senate of Queensland University. Club: Royal Societies. War Services.—Inspector of H.M. Factories, Department of Munitions; (later) Assistant to Professor J. A. Fleming.
BARTRAM, William Francis Baxter, Hon. Capt. Royal Marines, A.M.I.E.E., Electrical and Mechanical Engineer, 8, The Sanctuary, Westminster. T. A.: "Rebritman." T.N.: Victoria 8310. b. 1880; m, d. of J. W. Hepworth, of Alcock Ashdown, Bombay. Ed. Cathedral and Salisbury Schools, Salisbury. Professional Training: Six years' commercial work and Faraday House. Professional Career: Maschnienfalnil Oerlikon, Switzerland; Belliss and Morcom, Birmingham; Midland Electric Power Co., Birmingham; National Telephone Co.; White and Co., India (now extinct); Great Indian Peninsula Railway, Bombay; Boult, Wade and Tennant, Hatton Garden, E.C.; Walker and Co., Madras, India; Sales Manager Callender's Cable and Cons. Co., Ltd., London; London Manager The Associated British Manufacturers (Egypt ), Ltd. Clubs: All Indian. War Services:—Royal Marines, submarine mining work, February, 1915, to July, 1917.
BARTRAM, William N., M.N.E.C.Inst. (Member of Council). Address: South Dock, Sunderland.
BASAGOITI, Walter Parke de, M.I.Mech.E., Senior Govt. Inspector of Machy., Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, Federated Malay States.
BASELEY, R. B., M.I.Mar.E., Colonial Engr. for the Falklands, Port Stanley, Falkland Islands.
BASKERVILLE, William Sherwin, A.M.I. Mech.E., Mechanical Engineer, c/o The Ebbw Vale Steel, Iron and Coal Co., Ltd., Ebbw Vale, Mon.; b. 1876. Ed. Manchester Technical School. Cunliffe and Croome, Ltd., Broughton Ironworks, Manchester. Works Manager, Cowans Limited, electrical engineers, Manchester, 1901-2; Assistant Works Manager, Werner, Pfleiderer and Perkins, Ltd., Peterboro' and London, 1902-5; Representative for South Wales, Mather and Platt, Ltd., Salford Ironworks and Park Works, Manchester, 1905-15. Now Organizing Engineer, Ebbw Vale Steel, Iron and Coal Co., Ltd. Chief Works: Built and equipped the Peterboro' works for Werner, Pfleiderer and Perkins, Ltd.; equipped many collieries and works in South Wales with power plant of all descriptions, including several hundred pumping installations. Publications: " Process Recording at a Projectile Factory," published in the Ministry of Munitions' Journal, No. 18, of May, 1918. Member of the Monmouthshire Club. War Services.—Manager of the National Shell Factories at Ebbw Vale; and equipped and managed the Ebbw Vale Projectile Factory, manufacturing 8-inch high explosive shells of different types entirely by female labour.
BATCHEN, Thomas Mackenzie, M.Inst.C.E., Board of Public Works, Custom House, Dublin.
BATE, Edwin Raoul, C.B., Deputy Director of Dockyards and Repairs Admiralty; b. 1859. Career: Naval Constructor, Malta, Portsmouth, Chatham; Chief Constructor, Hong Kong, 1911-15; Admiralty, 1915-17; as above, since 1917. Address: Admiralty, Whitehall, S.W.
BATEMAN, Frederic Winfried la Trobe -, M.Inst.C.E., Member of the firm of Moore and Bateman, Cons. Engrs., 91, Victoria Street, SM.'. T. A. " Equanimous, Vic." T. N.: Victoria 1153.
BATES, Darwin, Lieut.-Col. T.D., J.P., D.L., M.I.E.E., Electrical Engineer, Huyton, Liverpool. T.A.:"Bates, Huyton." T. N.: 127 Huyton. b. 1867; s. of late Henry Walter Bates, F.R.S. (the Naturalist on the Amazons). Ed. University College School, London. Started Professional Career with India Rubber Co., Silvertown (8 years); 5 years with City of London Electric Light Co., 1890-6 as Mains Supt., 1896 to date as Manager of Prescot Works, British Insulated and Helsby Cables, Ltd. Chief Works: Patentee of the Bates H.T. fuse, 1891; Joint Patentee with G. W. Peard (1901) of the Bates and Peard Automatic Water Seal Annealing Furnace for non-ferrous metals. War Services.—Was senior Major of 5th South Lancs. Regiment on outbreak of war. Ordered to raise and train second line 5th South Lancs. Regiment in September, 1914, a new battalion, which he ultimately took out to France during winter 1916-7 and commanded in the trenches, with the 57th Division.
BATES, Herbert, O.B.E., M.I.Mech.E., M.I. and S.I., Man. Dir., Hulse and Co., Ordsal Works, Regent Bridge, Salford, Manchester.
BATES, Sidney, Member of Council, I.Min.E., The Grange, Prudhoe, Ovingham, Northumberland.
BATES, William, O.B.E., M.Inst.C.E., A.M.I.E.E., Elec. Engr.; Supt. Engr., Rea Ltd., Liverpool; b. 1863; s. of William Bates, M.D., F.R.C.S. Ed. Bruce Castle, Tottenham, and University Coll. Sch., London. Training: University Coll., London, and Simpson and Co., Pimlico. Career: 1889-92, Engr. to Bilbao-Santince Tramways Co., Spain; 1893, Res. Engr., during construction of Dundee Corpn. Electricity Supply undertaking; 1898-1907, Borough Elec. Engr. to the Corpn. of Birkenhead; 1907-21, Supt. Engr. to Rea Shipping Co., Ltd., Rea Transport Co., Ltd., and Rea, Ltd. Address: " Tregenna," Mount Pleasant, Oxton, Cheshire. T. A.: " c/o Igneus, Liverpool." T.N.: 321 Birkenhead.
BATEY, John T., M.I.N.A., M.N.E.C.Inst., Director, R. and W. Hawthorn, Leslie and Co., Ltd., Hebburn-on-Tyne; and Lawson-Batey Tugs, Ltd., Newcastle-upon-Tyne; Chairman, Tyne Shipbuilders' Assoc.; b. 1862. Ed. Royal Grammar Sch., Newcastle-upon-Tyne.
BATLEY, Charles Joseph, M.Inst.C.E., Waterworks Engr. to the Corpn. of Oldham; b. 1862; s. of Joseph Batley, late Town Clerk of Huddersfield. Ed. Bramham Coll., Yorks. Articles with G. and G. H. Crowther, Engrs., Huddersfield; with T. and C. Hawksley, Westminster; Asst. Waterworks Engr., Bury Corpn.; now as above; constructed large Storage Reservoir 0130,000); Pumping Station for utilizing disused Colliery Workings Water; Mech. Filtration Plant; and many works of reconstruction. Address: Piethorne, near Rochdale. T. A.: " Batley, New Hey." T. N.: 41 Shaw.
BATSON, Reginald G. C., A.K.C., M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., Civil Engineer, " St. Mawes," Kingston Lane, Teddington, Middlesex; b. 1885. Ed. 1901-4, King's College, London (Engineering Faculty), obtained Jelf Medal, the highest award given for Engineering; 1904-8, Practical Training at Woolwich Arsenal in Building Works Department and Power Station. Since 1908 in Engineering Department of National Physical Laboratory; Senior Assistant in charge of Testing of Materials and Road Testing Laboratory. Publications: " Report on Hard Drawn Copper and Bronze Wire," Collected Researches, N.P.L., 1912; " Testing of Materials," International Engineering Congress, San Francisco, 1915; " Hardness Tests " and " The Value of the Indentation Method in Determination of Hardness," Institution of Mechanical Engineers, November, 1916, and November, 1918, respectively. Member of Kingston Employment Committee, M nistry of Labour.
BATSTONE, Philip Charles, M.J.Inst.E. (Member of Council, 1916-19), 2, Victoria Street, Friern Park, N. Finchley, N.12.
BATTEN, Edward, M.I.Mech.E., Man. Dir. Beckenham Motor Co., Ltd.; Cons. Engr. to British and Foreign Linoleum Manufacturers; b. 1863; s. of James Batten, of Leicester. Ed. Private and King's Coll., London. Training: Pupil T. A. W. Clarke, Ltd., Leicester. Career: Designer, R. W. Munro, London; Engr., Fredk. Walton's Mosaic Linoleum Co., Ltd.; Engr., The Greenwich Inlaid Linoleum Co., Ltd.; installing Linoleum Plant at Libau; Director of Barry Ostlere and Shepherd, Ltd.; installing Linoleum Plant, U.S.A.; Patentee of numerous Inlaid Linoleum Machinery and other inventions. Clubs: Howard de Walden. Address: 103, High Street, Beckenham. T. N.: Bromley 482.
BATTYE, Basil C., Brevet Lieut.-Colonel, D.S.O., Assoc.Inst.C.E., A.M.I.E.E., M.Am.Soc. C.E., Royal Engineers and Punjab P.W.D. (Hydro-Electric Developments), c/o P.W.D. Secretariat, Lahore and Simla, Punjab, India. T. A.: " Hydro, Simla." b. 1882; s. of Major L. R. Battye, 5th Gurkha Rifles (killed in action, 1888); m. Edith Lilian Cole (3 s. and 2 d). Training: R.M.A., Woolwich, 1899-1900; S.M.E., Chatham, 1901-2; Manchester Corporation, 1906; Siemens Bros., 1907; Sir Alex. Kennedy and Jenkin, 1907. Career: 1903-4—Somaliland: Assistant Field Engineer. 1904-6—Indian Military Works, Garrison Engineer, Ferozepore (Albert Medal, Saving Life on Land: Arsenal Explosion, 1908 ). 1906-8—Deputation to England to specialize in Electro-Mechanical and Power Engineering. 190914—Punjab P.W.D.: Executive Engineer-in-Charge, Design and Construction of " The Simla Hydro Electric and Water Works. Extension Schemes." 1914-19—France: Officer Commanding 21 st Company 3rd Sappers and Miners, Assistant Engineer-inChief, Chief Engineer, G.H.Q. Defences, 1918. 1919—At present Engineer-in-Charge Sutlej River Hydro-Electric Project, Punjab. Chief Works: Simla Hydro-Electric and Water Works Extension Schemes, 1910-14; Forward Transportation System, G.H.Q. Defence Scheme, France, 1917-8. Publications: Paper on " Development of Canal Falls for Artificial Fertilizer Manufacture and the Cost of Hydro-Electric Developments," Punjab P.W.D. Congress, 1914; " The Tactics of Trench Warfare," Pamphlet, 1915. Report to Punjab Govt. on the Sutlej River Hydro-Electric Scheme—estimated to cost 7 millions sterling. Club: Royal Societies. War Services.—Officer Commanding 2 I st Company 3rd Sappers and Miners; wounded April, 1915; General Staff, 1915-7: G.S.O.3, 50th Division; B.M., 47th Division; G.S.O.2, III Corps; Assistant Engineer-in-Chief, 1917-8; Chief Engineer, G.H.Q. Defences, July, 1918; G.S.O.I, 34th Division (General Staff ), 1918, July to end of war; D.S.O., Legion of Honour (Chevalier), Belgian Croix de Guerre, Brevet Major, Brevet Lieut.-Colonel. Mentioned in Dispatches eight times.
BAUCHOP, Duncan Forrest, B.Eng., Assoc.M. Inst.C.E.' A.M.I.Mech.E., Mechanical and Civil Engineer, Wellington, New Zealand (P.O. Box 820 ). T. A.: "Leymotors, Wellington." T. N.: 40949. b. 1884; s. of Robert Bauchop and Maria Duncan Bauchop; m. Marion Rhoda Raphael. Ed. Port Chalmers District High School, Otago Boys' High School and School of Engineering, Canterbury College (University of New Zealand), Exhibitioner, B.E. Degree. Apprenticed to Stevenson and Cook, Port Chalmers, N.Z. Lecturer in Mechanical and Civil Engineering (Christchurch Technical College); associated with Professor R. J. Scott in Civil Consulting work; acted as Assistant Engineer at various periods with Public Works Department, N.Z. Government; also as Personal Assistant to Engineer-in-Chief (R. W. Holmes, I.S.O. ); appointed General Manager for New Zealand for Leyland Motors, Ltd., in 1919. Connected with many athletic societies in Otago and Canterbury—provincial representative in distance events and hammer-throwing for both provinces. Club: Wellesley, Wellington, New Zealand. War Services.—Engineer-Lieutenant, Royal Navy. 36 Proceeded to England and joined Royal Navy; was lent to Ministry of Munitions to organize, then recalled and sent to Royal Naval College, Osborne, for lecturing duties. Specialized at Portsmouth in submarine mining, and was brought to Admiralty as Assistant Manager of mine depots; later, Technical Assistant to Admiral Field, C.B. (Director of Torpedoes and Mining ).
BAXTER, Charles, F.R.M.S., M.Inst.P.T., M.I.Mar.E., M.I.Loco.E., A.M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.A.E., Assoc.M.I.Min.E., Cons. Engr.; s. of Edwin Baxter, Manufacturer, Leeds. Ed. Belle Vue, Bradford; the Bradford Tech. Coll.; and Regent Street Polytechnic, London. First Class Hons. in Automobile and Elec. Eng.; Pupil with Car Foster and Co., an.l Bradford Motor Car Co.; sometime Principal Lecturer in Eng., at Motor Sch. Inst., London; afterwards at the Sunbeam Motor Car Co.; Tech. Engr. to James Talbot and Davison, Lowestoft; and Chief Draughtsman to Charles Burrell and Sons, Thetford. Specialist in designing for production and works organization. Three years in the Eng. Dept. of the Royal Naval Air Service; assisted in evolving the Tank. Author of many articles and papers on Eng. subjects. Delivered the lecture on the Internal Combustion Engine at the Shipping Exhibition, Olympia, 1919. Address: Cleveland House, Bradford Road, Shipley, Yorks.
BAXTER, Peter Macleod, O.B.E., M.I. Mech.E., M.I.N.A., M.Inst.Met., Partner, McKie and Baxter, Copland Works, Govan, Glasgow.
BAYLDON, Harold Cresswell, M.Inst.M.M., Min. Engr.; b. 1876; s. of Daniel Henry Bayldon. Ed. High Sch., Thames, New Zealand. Training: Camborne Min. Sch. Career: Asst. Engr., Bechuanaland Exploration Co., Ltd., Rhodesia, 1900-4; Min. Manager, Northern Copper Co., Ltd. (Rhodesia ), 1904-6; General Manager, Troitzk Goldfields, Ltd., Siberia, Russia, 1906-12; Res. Manager, Albasar Copper Mines, Ltd., Siberia, 1912-16; General Manager, Spasoky Copper Mines, Ltd., Siberia, 1916-19. Publ.: Chilian Milling Practice in Russia (transactions Inst.IVI.M. ).
BAYNES, S. W., M.I.E.E., Chief Engr. to St. Pancras Borough Council; P. Pres. Asssoc. Municipal Engrs. Address: Purbrook, High Welwyn, Herts.
BAZALGETTE, H. L., Major R.E. (T.F.), A.C.G.I., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., A.M.I.E.E., Electrical Engineer, Grey Home, Bracknell, Berks; b. 1885; ,brands. of late Sir J. W. Bazalgette, ,C.B., Past President Institution of Civil Engineers. _Ed. Wellington College, Berks, and Central Technical 'College, South Kensington (Diploma 1907 ). Professional Career: At Stafford Works of Siemens Brothers Dynamo Works, 1907-i I; on Head Office Staff of Siemens Brothers Dynamo Works, Caxton House, Westminster, 191 -I 4; joined Army September, 1914; Rejoined Siemens Brothers in 1919. War Services.—Joined Army (Inns of Court O.T.C. ), September, 1914; Gazetted Royal Engineers, December 31, 1914; Coast Defence Coy. R.E., Plymouth and Gibraltar, 1915-6; Commanded 16th AntiAircraft Searchlight Section and 503rd Field Coy. R.E., B.E.F., 1916-19. Mentioned in Dispatches.
BAZIN, John Ralph, A.M.I.Mech.E., M.I. Loco.E., Locomotive and Railway Rolling Stock Engineer, Inchicore Works, Gt. S. and W. Rly., Dublin; b. 1879. Ed. and Professional Training: Berkhamstead School and G.N.R. Works, Doncaster, 1897-1902. Professional Career: Assistant Locomotive Running Department, G.N.R., Doncaster, 1902-8; Assistant Works Manager, Doncaster Works, G.N.R., 1908-16; Acting Carriage and Wagon Superintendent, Doncaster Works, G.N.R., 1916-9; Works Manager and Assistant Locomotive Engineer, G.S. and W.R., Inchicore Works, Dublin. Publications: Paper read before the Graduates Association Institution of Mechanical Engineers on " Express Locomotives," March, 1915; paper read before the Institution of Locomotive Engineers at Leeds on " Standardization of Wagons for British Railways," February, 1919. War Services.—Munition work in railway shops.
BEACH, T., Min. Engr.; Member of Council, Midland Inst. of Min., Civil and Mech. Engrs. Address: " Birran," Ackworth Moor Top, Pontefract.
BEADLE, Francis Percy Hyde, A.F.R.Ae.S., Aeronautical Engr.; Chief Designer, S. E. Saunders, Ltd., Cowes; b. 1889; s. of Chas. Hyde Beadle. Ed. Bedford Modern Sch. Training: The Hartley Eng. Coll., Southampton; and Pupil at S. E. Saunders, Ltd., Cowes, I.W. Career: At Balloon Factory, Farnborough; then joined late Lt. E. C. Perry, R.F.C., on experimental aircraft work; designed and built the Perry-Beadle Flying Boat exhibited at Olympia in 1914; at outbreak of War joined Norman Thompson Flight Co., Bognor, and was responsible for all designs carried out, besides much experimental work for the Air Board; later joined the Gosport Aircraft Co.; finally joined S. E. Saunders, Ltd., and designed the " Kittiwake "; the first British designer to use Composite " I " struts on a large machine.
BEADON, William Robert Coleridge, F.G.S., M.Inst.M.M., M.G.M.Inst. (India), Min. Engr.; representing John Taylor and Sons, in Burma; b. 1876; s. of Robert John Beadon, M.A., Barr.-at-law. Ed. St. Paul's Sch., W. Kensington. Training: Royal Sch. of Mines, S. Kensington. Career: 1897-8—Asst. Engr., " Drumlummon Mine," Montana Gold Min. Co., Marysville, Montana, U.S.A.; 1898-19o7—Reduction Officer on the " Mysore " and " Ooregum " Gold Mines, Kolar Gold Field, Mysore, S. India; I907-10—Private practice. and Management of various mining concerns in S. India (Manganese, Coal, etc.); 1910-13—Man. Wolfram Mines in Tavoy, Lower Burma; reporting on Gold, Tin, etc., in Burma; 1915—Examining old Gold workings in the Deccan for John Taylor and Sons; 1916-I8— Man. Wolfram Mines, Tavoy, Lower Burma; 191819—Private practice, Burma, and operating Wolfram and Tin Mines. Publ.: " Tavoy and its Wolfram Industry during the Past Decade " (August, 1918 ). (Published by the Govt. Printing Press, Rangoon ). Clubs: Royal Societies, St. James Street, S.W.; Pegu, Rangoon, etc. Address: Post Box, 103, Rangoon, Burma. T. A.: " c/o Scott, Rangoon."
BEAN, Alexander Thomas, M.S.E., M.R. San.I., Civil Cons. Engr. (Drainage, Sanitation, Water Supply, etc. ), 124, Victoria Street, Westminster, S.W.I. T. N.: Victoria 601.
BEARD, James Robert, M.Sc., M.I.E.E., Electrical Engineer, The Oval, Benton, Newcastleon-Tyne. T. N.: Benton 37. Ed. Manchester Grammar School and University of Manchester. Professional Career: Newcastle-on-Tyne Electric Supply Co.; Cleveland and Durham Electric Power, Ltd., and Merz and McLellan. Publications: Paper before I.E.E. on " The Design of High Pressure Distribution Systems," awarded " Institution " premium; " Distribution and Transmission " section of Whittaker's Pocket Book.
BEARDMORE, William, Lord Invernairn of Strathnairn, Chairman and Man. Dir. of William Beardmore and Co., Ltd., Steel Manufacturers and Shipbuilders, Glasgow; b. 1856; s. of William Beardmore. Ed. Glasgow High Sch. and Ayr Academy. Training: Glasgow Tech. Coll. and Royal Sch. of Mines, S. Kensington. Distinctions: Bessemer Medallist in 1918. M.Inst.C.E., M.I. Mech.E., M.I. and S.I., M.Inst.Met. Clubs: Brooks, and Royal Yacht Squadron. Address: (Private) Flichity, Inverness; (Business) Parkhead, Glasgow. T. A.: "Beardmore, Glasgow." T. N.: 3107 Bridgeton, Glasgow.
BEARE, T. Hudson, Professor, B.A., B.Sc., M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., F.R.S.E., Civil and Mechanical Engineer, The University, Edinburgh. T. N.: 8020 Central, Edinburgh, Extension 9. b. 1859. Ed. Prince Alfred College, Adelaide, Adelaide University, University College, London University. Training: Public Works Department, Adelaide; Ashbury Railway Carriage Co., Manchester. Professor of Applied Mechanics, Heriot-Watt College, Edinburgh, 1887-9; Professor of Engineering, University College, London, 1889-1901; Dean Faculty of Engineering, London University, 1900-1; Regius Professor of Engineering, Edinburgh University, 1901 to present time; Dean Faculty of Science, Edinburgh University, 1913 to present time; Elected Member University Court, Edinburgh University, 1908 to present time. J.P., County of City of Edinburgh; Member of Territorial Force Association, City of Edinburgh. Publications: Translation of Cremona's " Graphical Statics "; author of papers published in Proceedings of Institution of Civil and Mechanical Engineers; of numerous technical papers in various technical journals. Club: Royal Societies, London. War Services.—Special research work for Air Ministry; Convener of University Military Education Committee responsible for training officers and cadets for commissions; Member of Recruiting Tribunal, City of Edinburgh, etc.
BEATON, Angus John, C.M.G., M.Inst.C.E., Engr.-in-Chief's Office, South African Rlys., Johannesburg.
BEATSON, David, M.I.N.A., Supt. Engr., Furness Withy Ltd., Glasgow; b. 1866; s. of Wm. Beatson. Ed. Glasgow. Training: Fairfield Eng. Co., Glasgow; and Coll. of Science and Arts, Glasgow. Career: Joined the fleet of Dixon Robson and Co., as third Engr.; became Chief Engr., 1889; for a time with the Nelson Line and R. P. Houston and Co.; appointed Asst. Supt. to the Johnston Line 1895, and Supt. 1904; transferred to Furness Withy, Ltd., 1915, when the Johnston Line amalgamated with that firm; has been their Mar. Supt. at Glasgow since 1919. Address: Lincluden, Nithsdale Road, Pollokshields. T. A.: "Brantford." T. N.: 817 Ibrox, Glasgow.
BEAUMONT, Roberts, M.Sc., M.I.Mech.E., Textile Engineer, and Industrial Expert, 1, Grosvenor Terrace, Headingley, Leeds; b. 1862; third s. of the late Professor John Beaumont; m. Annie, second d. of the late E. J. Rawlins, principal proprietor of the Leeds Colour Works. Two sons. Ed. Leeds Modern School, the Yorkshire College, privately in languages, and travelled on the Continent, in Canada and America. Professional Career: Professor of Textile Industries, Leeds University, 1889-1913; Clothworkers' Co. Inspector in Textile Technology in the United Kingdom 18921916; Manchester University Extension Lecturer in Textile Industries; Vice-President of the International Jury on Textile Machinery at the Paris Exhibition, 1900; Royal Society of Arts Silver Medallist for paper on " Weaving Mechanism "; Examiners' Honorary Medallist, City and Guilds of London Institute; given University Courses of Lectures in all the chief centres of Textile Industry in England, Scotland and Ireland. Chief Works: Founder and organizer of the Departments of Carding and Spinning—Woollen and Worsted, English and Continental Systems, at the Leeds University; also of the Clothworkers' Museum, the Textile Research Laboratory; the Design and Analysis Studios, and the Cloth-finishing sections. Publications: "Woollen and Worsted," " Colour in Woven Design," " Standard Cloths," " Finishing of Textile Fabrics," " Union Textile Fabrication," " Wool Manufacture," " Woven Fabrics at the World's Fair, Chicago," Appret des Tissus; Fabrication des Lainages, etc. War Services.—Consulting expert on textile manufacture, equipment and organization.
BEAUMONT, Roland H., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.M. and Cy.E., Civil Engineer, Town Hall, Sudbury, Suffolk. T. A.: "Beaumont, Sudbury." T. N.: Sudbury 9. b. 1881. Ed. Penistone and Sheffield Grammar Schools and Sheffield University. Professional Career: Articled with Engineer and Surveyor, Wortley Rural District Council; Assistant Engineer and Surveyor to Wortley Rural District Council for seven years; Engineer and Surveyor, Torpoint Urban District Council, October, 1908, to 1920; Borough Surveyor and Waterworks Engineer, Sudbury, Suffolk, 1920 to date. Chief Works: Water Works, Sewerage and Sewage Disposal and General Municipal Engineering in all branches. War Services.—Two and a quarter years with, B.E.F.; Labour Corps.
BEAUMONT, William Worby, M.Inst.C.E.,M.E.E M.I.Mech.E., Cons. Engr.; b. 1848. Ed. Reading and Ipswich. Apprenticed at the then Reading Ironworks; Improver Ransomes, Sims and Head's Works, Ipswich; afterwards in his father's works; Asst. to Robert Mallett, M.Inst.C.E., F.R.S.; as Chief Asst. engaged on Rly. and Dock work, foundry design and on scientific investigation is metals, alloys, etc. Ten years Joint Editor of " The Engineer," then returned to private practice. Gold Medallist Inst.C.E.; P. Pres. S.E. (1898); Founder Member R.A.C. Author of " Motor Vehicles and Motors," two vols., 1902 and 1906; of " Electric Motor Boats and Motor Cars," in " Modern Electric Practice," 1909; " Industrial Electric Vehicles and Trucks," 1920; of two series of Cantor Lectures, 1895 and 1904, on " Mechanical Road Vehicles." Author of " The Steam Engine Indicator "; " The t8 Fracture of Railway Tyres "; and " Friction Brake Dynamometers," Inst.C.E.; " Thrashing Machines," Inst. Mech.E.; " Cause of Rail Corrugations," Brit. Assoc. Reports; and many other papers. On " Vibration Causes and Effects," Liverpool E.S., R.S.A., Brit. Assoc., etc. During the War has been Member of Government Gas Traction Committee, and of Surplus Property Disposal Bd.; is Member of Advisory Committee, Ministry of Transport. Clubs: St. Stephen's, Royal Automobile. Address: Outer Temple, Strand, London, W.C.2. T. A.: " Vibromotor, Estrand." T. N.: Gerrard 4160.
BEAVER, Charles James, M.I.E.E. (past District Chairman ), Elec. Engr., Rangemoor, Crescent Road, Hale, Altrincham.
BECK, John Wilson, Inter.Sc., A.M.I.E.E., Electrical Engineer, 106, Windsor Road, Ilford, Essex. T. A.:" c/o Pritchett, Dagenham." T. N.: Rainham 34. b. 1887; fifth s. of late James A. Beck, of Everton House, Belfast. Ed. Campbell College, Belfast, 1898-1902; Belfast Technical College, 1902-6; South-Western Technical College, Chelsea, S.W., 1907-9. Professional Career: Premiumed pupil with H. J. Scott and Co., Electrical and General Engineers, Volt Works, Belfast, 1902-6; Assistant Engineer-in-Charge, Belfast Corporation Electricity Works, 1906-7'; Engineerin-Charge, Millwall Docks Electricity Works (Poplar Borough Council ), 1909-12; Manager to A. Max Bennett and Co., Engineers, 133, Royal Avenue, Belfast, 1912-3; Assistant to Chief Engineer, Electrical Power Storage Co., Millwall, E., 1912-5; Assistant Engineer, Pritchett and Gold and Electrical Power Storage Co., Dagenham Dock, 1915 to present date.
BECKETT, Arthur John, Capt. R.E. (T.R.), M.I.E.E., Electrical Engineer, Electricity Works, Bridlington. T. N.: 245x. b. 1874. Ed. Bedford School, Nottingham University, Siemens Laboratory, King's College, and Pupil at Brush Electrical Engineering Co., Ltd. Professional Career: Assistant Engineer, Brush Co. Contracts for Electric Power Station, Hanley, Dover and Sheffield; Supt. Mains and Street Work, British Insulated Wire Co.; Assistant Engineer, Belfast Corporation Electricity Works; Chief Assistant Engineer, York Corporation Electricity Works; Clerk of Works, Bridlington Electrical Installation; Consulting and Resident Engineer, Bridlington Corporation Electricity Works. Member of District Council (No. 2) for the Electricity Supply Industry for Yorkshire, North Lincs, North Notts and North Derbyshire. War Services.—E.R. Fortress Engineer, Humber Defences, 1914-16; O.C. 39th Co. A.A.R.E., Humber Defences, 1916-17; on Staff of C.E. Headquarters, Northern Command, York, 1915-16; loaned by War Office to Admiralty Inspector of Steels Department, Sheffield, as Officer-in-Charge of Gun-proof. Whilst serving in 39th Co. A.A.R.E., invented patent searchlight illuminated elevating and orientation dials, 1917-19.
BECKETT, William Thomas Clifford, Brig.Gen., D.S.0 C.B.E., V.D., M.Inst.0.E. Serving as Brig.-Gen. R.E., British Railway Mission, Vladivostok. Address: III, Iverna Court, Kensington, W.8. T. N.: 6877 Western. b. 1862; eldest s. of Col. W. H. Beckett; m. Bessie Drummond Thomason, d. of Maj.-Gen. Thomason, R.E., Bengal. Ed. Tonbridge School and Crystal Palace Engineering College. Professional Career: Served as Assistant Engineer, B.N.W. Railway, India, afterwards B.N. Railway; as Chief Engineer and Acting Agent, C.E. Western Egypt Corporation; Director Fyoum Light Railway, etc. Awarded Telford Premium and George Stephenson Gold Medal for work in Orissa. Gained D.S.O. for work in the field, 4 times mentioned in Dispatches. Chief Works: Bridges in Orissa. Publications: " Orissa Bridges." Member of Calcutta Harbour Corporation. Club: Oriental, Hanover Square. War Services.—Commanded B.N. Rly. Volunteers. Joined as Lt.-Colonel (1915) of 1/12 Loyal North Lancs Pioneer Batt.; served in France, Macedonia, Palestine and France again. On return to England joined A. J. Main, but was recalled to the Army and sent to Siberia on Railway Mission. Served as Special Constable, Commanding S. Division, and Censor in French, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese before joining the Army.
BECKS, George Arthur, F.S.E. (Member of Council), Cliff Cottage, The Lees, Herne Bay.
BEDSON, Joseph Phillips, M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., M.I. and S.I., M.Inst. Met., 137, Lapwing Lane, Didsbury, Manchester. T. N.: 96.) Didsbury. b. 1850; s. of George Bedson, the inventor of the Continuous System of Galvanizing and the Continuous Wire Rod Rolling Mill. Ed. Moravian Schools, Fairfield, and Owens College, Manchester. Apprenticeship with Sir James Farmer, Salford, Manchester, and with G. L. Scott, Crown Iron Works, West Gorton, Manchester. Professional Career: Works Engineer and then General Manager for Richard Johnson and Nephew, Bradford Iron Works, Manchester, for 20 years. Resigned in 1892 to start a Wire Rod Rolling Mill, Drawing and Galvanizing Works at Middlesbrough, now absorbed by Dorman, Long and Co., Ltd. Returned to Richard Johnson and Nephew, Ltd., in 1908 as General Manager, and still connected with that firm. Past President of Manchester Association of Engineers; President of Manchester Association of Students of Inst.C.E. The Middlesbrough Works was one of the earliest examples of electrical driven plants (1893-4) with individual motors to each machine.
BEDSON, Noel Phillips, B.Sc., Assoc.Inst. C.E., A.M.I.E.E., Mechanical and Electrical Engineer, 158 , 'Whalley Road, Whalley Range, Manchester. T. N.: Chorlton 182. b. 1888; s. of Jos. Phillips Bedson, M.Inst.C.E. and M.I.Mech.E.; m. Elsie, elder d. of Joseph Shaw of Leeds, 1917. Ed. and Professional Training: Manchester Grantniar School, 1900-6; Manchester University, took First Class Honours in Mechanical and Civil Engineering, also Certificate in same, 1906-9; College Electrical Apprentice, British Westinghouse Electrical and Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Trafford Park, 1909-11; " Pratikant " at Gutehoffnungshatte, Oberhausen, Rhineland, 1911. Professional Career: Ingenieur at Siemens-schuckerte, G.m.b.H., Berlin, 1912; Ingenieur at Cie. beige d'Electricite Siemens-Schuckert, Liege, 1913-14; Mechanical and Electrical Engineer at R. Johnson and Nephew, Ltd., Manchester, 1914. Chief Works: Electrification of Large Continuous Rod Rolling Mill at R. Johnson and Nephew, Ltd., Bradford Iron Works. Club: Engineers', Manchester.
BEGBIE, Sydney Dawson, M.I.Mech.E., M.I.A.E., A.I.N.A., Man. Dir., Aster Eng. Co. (1913), Ltd.; and British Internal Combustion Engine, Ltd., b. 1864. Career: Twenty-one years Man. Dir. of present Co. and predecessors. Clubs: R.A.C., R. Aero. C., R.M. Yacht, R. Thames Yacht. Address: 3, York Terrace, Regents Park, N.W.r.
BEHR, Fritz Bernard, Principally Rlys.; b. 1842; s. of Dr. Bernard Behr, M.D. Ed. Lycee Louis le Grand, Paris; Lycee Bonaparte, Paris. Pupil of Francis Wentworth Webb Shields and Sir John Fowler. Career: Section Engr., constructing the Rly. from Tilsit to Insterburg in East Prussia; Engr.-in-Chief for construction of Rly., Kaschau (Austria) to Oderburg (Silesia); construction of waterworks carrying water of the White Mountains in Nevada to town of Candelaria, and constructing a Gold Stamp Mill at Candelaria; projecting and surveying a line from Scialcot over the Bannial Pass to Serinaga in Cashmere; surveying and laying out a line from Cilicito to Famatima Mine, situated in the Andes, Argentine, etc.; constructing a small " Behr " Mono-Rail Line in London as an experimental line, and a Rly. on the Mono-Rail principle in Ireland, in County Kerry, in 1888, which is still running; has given lectures on the Mono-Rail in England, Amer., France, Belgium and Germany; has written several pamphlets on High-Speed Rails and numerous articles in periodicals on that and kindred subjects. Club: Orleans, London. Address: 3, Alexandra Court, 171, Queen's Gate, London, S.W.7. T. N.: Kensington. 5844.
BEILBY, Sir George Thomas, Kt., J.P., F.R.S., LL.D. Glasgow, D.Sc. Durham, F.I.C., F.C.S., Assoc. Inst. C.E.; Director of Fuel Research; Mem. Advisory Council on Scientific and Industrial Research; Mem. Central Committee, Admiralty Board of Inventions and Research; Chairman Royal Tech. Coll., Glasgow; Scientific Director of Chem. Works in Great Britain and abroad. Address: 11, University Gardens, Glasgow.
BELAIEW, Nicholas Timothy, C.B., M.Inst. Met., Hon. Mem. R.S.A., Hon. M.I.Ae.E., M.I and S.I.; b. 1878; s. of General T. M. Belaiew. Ed. Michael Artillery Sch. and Michael Artillery Academy, Petrograd. Training: The Petrograd Arsenal; The' Kolpino and Oboukhov Works. Publ.: 1909, Thesis on Crystallization and Structure of Steel, Petrograd; 191o, On Widmaustattau Structure, " Revue de Metallurgie "; 1912, On Crystallization of Steel, " Revue de Metallurgie "; 1918, On Damascene Steel, Iron and Steel Institute; 192o, On Crystallization of Steel, The Journal of the Institute of Aeronautical Engineers. Address: 57, Cornwall Gardens, S.W.7.
BELL, Alan Randall, A.M.I.E.E., Elec. and Mech. Engr.; Chief Engr. Uxbridge and District Elec. Supply; b. 1876. Address: Electricity Works, Waterloo Road, Uxbridge, Middlesex. T. N.: 46.
BELL, Arthur Morton, 0.B.E., M.I.Mech.E., Mechanical Engineer, Great Indian Peninsula Railway, Carriage and Wagon Superintendent, Matunga, Bombay; b. 1864. Apprenticed to Great Eastern Railway; Locomotive Department, Stratford, and served 23 years in that department, in shops, drawing office and in charge of oil fuel burning, also rolling stock workshops. 1901-3—Mechanical Engineer in service of Shell Transport Co. (M. Samuel and 4' Co. ); had considerable experience with oil fuel and installations for storage and burning. 1904—Carriage and Wagon Superintendent of the Great Indian Peninsula Railway, Bombay. Chief Works: Reconstruction of all rolling stock, passenger and goods. War Services.—Awarded O.B.E. for services in connection with manufacture of munitions, etc.
BELL, Hon. Archibald Graeme, C.M.G. 1914, M.Inst.C.E.; Director of Public Works since 1907 for Trinidad and Tobago, and Member of Executive since 1908; b. 1868. Address: Port of Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies.
BELL, Ernest Albert Seymour, C.I.E., F.C.H., Member of Council Inst.C.E.; Agent, Eastern Bengal Rly., 3, Koila Ghat Street, Calcutta.
BELL, Herbert, Major R.E., O.B.E., M.I.E.E., Electrical Engineer, Cottingham Road, Hull. T. N.: Corporation 751. b. 1879; s. of F. R. Bell of Stockton; m. Millicent Harker Coburn of Millbrook, N.Y., U.S.A., 1912. Ed. Swaffham Grammar School, private tutor, Bradford College. Received training with Laurence, Scott and Co., Norwich; at present holding post of City Electrical Engineer to the Municipality of Hull. Chief Works: Design and carrying out of the whole of the electricity sipply scheme at Hull since 1902, aggregating 25,000 kilowatts. Clubs: Hull and East Riding. War Services.—Commanding 448th Field Company, Royal Engineers, July, 1914, to March, 1919, Mesopotamia; Acting C.R.E., XVth (Ind.) Div. Ramadi, Hit. Mosul Operations, etc.; now Commanding East Riding Royal Engineers.
BELL, James Mackintosh, M.A., Ph.D., O.B.E., F.G.S., F.R.G.S M.M.M M.Am er I.M.M., etc., Geologist and Min. Engr.; General Manager, Porcupine V.N.T. Mines; Keeley Silver Mines; Man. Dir., Huroman Beet Co.; Cons. Engr., Great Slave Lake Syndicate of Boston; b. 1877; s. of Andrew Bell. Ed. Almonte High Sch.; Queen's University Sch. of Mines; Harvard University, Queen's and Harvard—graduated Queen's, 1899; Harvard, 1904. Distinctions: John Harvard Fellowship; Gold Medallist in Chemistry at Queen's. Career: 1899-1901—Geological Survey of Canada; 1901-2—Lake Superior Power Corpn. (summer season); 1903-4—Ontario Bureau of Mines (summer season); 1905—II—Director, Geological Survey of New Zealand; 1911—Pres., Australasian Inst. Min. Engn.; 1911-15—Cons. Engr., etc., with L. Ehrlich and Co., 10 and 11, Austin Friars, London, E.C.2; 1915-19—Officer, 5th Royal Highlanders (Black Watch), Canadan Army, and General Staff in France and Russia 1919—Cons. Engr., etc., with L. Ehrlich and Co. and Gt. Slave Lake Syndicate of Boston. Publ.: Numerous reports, Geological Survey of Canada, New Zealand Mines Dept. and mining publications. Clubs: Savile, 107, Piccadilly, London; Toronto; Engineers', Toronto. Address: 10 and 11, Austin Friars, London, and Old Burnside, Almonte, Ontario. T. A.: "Almonte, Ontario," and " Hurobelsyn, London." T. N.: io6 Almonte; 2971 London Wall, London.
BELL, John Edward, Associate I.E.E., 2 5 , Mosley Street, Newcastle-on-Tyne. T. A.: " Mercantile, Newcastle-on-Tyne." T. N.: 5196. b. 1872. Ed. Gateshead High School and Armstrong College of Science. Professional Career: Insurance LO Surveyor; Electrical Surveyor to North British and Mercantile Insurance Co., Edinburgh; Manager at Newcastle Branch of North British and Mercantile Insurance Co. Club: Liberal, Newcastle. Served in V.T.C.
BELL, John Ferguson, M.I.Mech.E., M.Inst. C.E., Engr., Derby Gas Light and Coke Co., Friar Gate, Derby.
BELL, Laurence, M.I.A.E., Man. Dir., Peebles Motor Co., Ltd.; b. 1873; s. of the late Alexander Bell. Ed. Lasswade High Grade Board Sch., Midlothian. Training: Heriot Watt Coll., Edinburgh. Trained to mech. eng. at Jas. Milne and Sons, Ltd., Engrs., Edinburgh; Manager of the Oil Gas Enrichment Co. of Peebles, 1893-5; Gas Engr. to the Innerleithen and Walkerburn Gas Light Co. (Peeblesshire), 1895-1903; the first to take X-ray photos on the Borders a few months after the discovery of the rays; built first motor car in Scotland outside Glasgow district, 1897-8. Club: Scottish Automobile, Glasgow. Address: 89 to 105, Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh. T. A.: " Aviation, Edinburgh." T. N.: 5"4 Central and 7531 Central.
BELL, Leonard Moore, M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst. M. and Cy.E., M.R.San.I., Civil Engr. (Waterworks); b. 1868; s. of George Langtry Bell. Ed. Ulster Provincial Sch. Career: Res. Engr., construction Mourne Waterworks for Belfast; Waterworks, Singapore, Straits Settlements; Municipal and Waterworks, Penang, Straits Settlements. Address: 15, Woodbury Park Road, Tunbridge Wells.
BELL, Norris Garrett, M.Inst.C.E., Rly. Engr.; Australian Commonwealth Rlys. Commissioner; b. 1860; s. of James Henderson Bell. Ed. Dundee High Sch., Edinburgh Collegiate and Edinburgh University. Training: Wharrie, Colledge and Brand, Cons. Engrs., Glasgow. Career: On completion of pupilage was in a Cons. Engr's Office in London and with Rly. Contractors in Scotland; charge of construction and maintenance of various sections of rly. in Queensland, Australia; appointed Principal Asst. to Chief Engr., then Deputy Chief Engr., and finally Chief Engr., with control of maintenance of 3,000 to 4,000 miles of opened lines, and constructed numerous new lines and extensions; in 1914 appointed Engr.-in-Chief to the Australian Commonwealth Government, and built the Trans Australian Rly. (1,051 miles in length) and a section of line in the Northern Territory. In 1917 appointed Commonwealth Rly. Commissioner. Address: 150, Flinder's Lane, Melbourne. T. A.: " Comrails, Melbourne."
BELL, Sir Thomas, K.B.E., M.Inst.C.E., M.I. and S.I., Vice-Pres. Inst. of N.A.; Director, John Brown and Co., Ltd.; b. India, 1865; s. of late Imrie Bell, M.Inst.C.E. Ed. King's Coll. Sch.; Royal Naval Eng. Coll., Devonport. Entered Eng. and Shipbuilding Works of James and George Thomson, Clydebank, 1886; subsequently purchased by John Brown and Co., Ltd., of Sheffield and Clydebank; Deputy Controller of Dockyards and Shipbuilding at Admiralty, May 1917-Dec. 1918; Mem. General Committee of Lloyd's Register of Shipping. Address: Auchentoshan, Dalmuir, Dumbartonshire. T. N.: Clydebank 290.
BELLAD-ELLIS, Wm., M.S.A.I.E.E., A.M.I. Mech.E., Associate I.E.E., Electrical Engineer, Queenstown, South Africa (P.O. Box 94 ). T. N.: loi Queenstown, South Africa. b. 1870. Ed. Mathematical special courses under private tuition; special private Engineering training. With BelladEllis and Co., Electrical Engineers, Port Elizabeth; Uitenhaze Electric Light and Power Scheme, Engineer and Manager, £30,000; Queenstown Electric Light and Power scheme, £20,000; Engineer and Manager; Consulting Electrical Engineer to the Queenstown, Umtata, Molten°, Cathcart, Alice Bedford, Stutterheim, Elliot, Butterworth and other South African municipalities for water pumping, electric lighting and power. On South African Municipal Electric Light and Power Schemes. Member of Council for Cape Colony, South African Municipal Electrical Engineers' Association. Publications: Paper on " Diesel Engines and Fuel Oils," read before the Municipal Electrical Engineers' Congress, Johannesburg, 1915. Member of Queenstown Club.
BELLAMY, Charles Vincent, Lieut.-Colonel, D.S.O., V.D., M.Inst.C.E., F.G.S., Leigh Holt, Crapstone, South Devon. T. A.: " Bellamy, Yelverton." b. April 5, 1867; youngest s. of G. D. Bellamy, M.Inst.C.E., Plymouth; in. 1893, Ellen Hawkins, youngest d. of S. Spurrell, retired Colonial Civil Servant. Ed. Plymouth College. Articles with his father, G. D. Bellamy, borough and water engineer, Plymouth, 1883; assistant to late Sir J. C. Inglis, 1886; Assistant Water Engineer, Plymouth, 1887-9; District tngineer, P.W.D. Ceylon, 1889-93; Executive Engineer, Victoria Bridge, Colombo, 1893-5; Colonial Engineer and Surveyor-General, Dominica, Leeward Islands, 1895-8, also Commissioner of Ordnance Property, and Member, Roseau Town Board; Director of Public Works, Cyprus, 1898-1903, also Director of Irrigation, Cyprus, 1930-3; Director of Public Works and Director of Government Telegraphs, Lagos, West Africa, 1904; Director of Public Works, Southern Nigeria, West Africa, 1906-13; retired, 1913. On Special Service in Antigua, 1896, and in Egypt, 1902; received thanks of Secretary of State for the Colonies, 1898, and of the Government of Cyprus, 1904; Lieut., 2nd (P. of NV.) V.B., Devon Regiment, 1886; Lieut., Ceylon Light Infantry Volunteers, 1889-95 Captain, Southern Nigeria Volunteers, 1907; Major, 1909; V.D., 1913; Major, T.F. Reserve, November, 1914. Publications: " Victoria Bridge, Colombo "; " Rainfall of Dominica "; " Economic Construction of Roads "; " Climate of Cyprus "; " Rainfall in relation to Irrigation, Cyprus "; " Salt Lake of Larnaca, Cyprus "; " Monograph of the Main Roads of Cyprus "; " A West African Smelting House "; compiled Geological Map of Cyprus, 1904; " The Geology of Cyprus " (with A. J. Jukes Browne). Recreations: Golf, motoring. War Services.—Joined T.F. Reserve, November, 1914; raised and commanded a Protection Company, appointed Major, Royal Engineers, June, 1915; served on Home Establishment and proceeded to Gallipoli, October, 1915, invalided; joined II Anzac, Ismailia, March, 1916; transferred to B.E.F., France, June, 1916; C.R.E. (Lieut.-Colonel) II Anzac, April, 1917; invalided, June, 1917; served in Northern Command; rejoined B.E.F., March, 1918, XXII Corps; C.R.E., Defences, XV Corps; organized and commanded " Bellamy's Force," June to November, 1918, Belgium, 1919. Joined II Corps British Army of the Rhine, Wiesdorf, March, 1919; invalided and retired, August, 1919. Mentioned in Dispatches twice. D.S.O., 1917.
BELLAMY, Herbert Ernest, J.P., M.I. Mech.E., M.Am.Soc.C.E., F.R.San.I., M.I.E. Aust.; b. in Bedfordshire and Ed. at Grantham and St. Helens. Tech. Ed.: St. Helens and Liverpool. Asst. in Borough Engr.'s Dept., St. Helens, and later on works in Cornwall and Devon; appointed City and Waterworks Engr., Rockhampton, Queensland, 1900; designed the Yaamba Water Supply Scheme; Asst. Engr., Colombo Main Drainage Works; Hydraulic Eng. Surveyor to the Queensland Govt. and engaged on Water Supply, Irrigation and Water Conservation, Flood Prevention and Drainage Works in Northern, Central and Southern Queensland; Res. Engr., Southern and Western Suburbs Main Ocean Outfall Sewer for Sydney under the N.S.W. Govt. P.W.D.; Res. Engr., Vancluse Sewerage Scheme, N.S.W.; Res. Engr., St. Peter's Storm Water Drainage Works, N.S.W.; Naval Civil Engr., Commonwealth Govt., Melbourne, recording and reporting upon works at Naval Bases; later Officer in charge of Works at Flinder's Naval Base, carried out extensive dredging operations; Cons. Engr., Launceston City Council, for Extensions to Hydro-electric Works; Bowen Council, designed new Drainage Scheme; Wangaratta Council, Flood Prevention Works; Rockhampton City Council, Water Supply Scheme; Kingborough Council, designed new Water Supply Scheme; Newtown Council, designed new Drainage Scheme;. Chief Engr., Hobart Municipality, Tasmania, and Engr. to the Rivulet Diversion Committee; designed Newtown Drainage, Queenborough Drainage, Street Works, etc.; Water Supplies, Refuse Destructor, Rivulet Diversions, etc.; Chairman Hobart Tech. Coll., and Mem. Roy. Soc. Tasmania. Address: Town Hall, Hobart, Tasmania.
BELSHER, Bernard James, Assoc.M.Inst. C.E.,A.M.I.Mech.E., Licentiate R.I.B.A.,M.Inst. M. and Cy.E., Borough Engr., Municipal Offices, Raine Street, Wapping, Stepney, E.I. T. N.: Avenue 4501. b. 1874; eldest s. of the late Rev. James Belsher of Fetter Lane Congregational Church, London, Watford and Bristol; m. younger d. of the late Captain James Home, of the " Loch Garry," of London and Melbourne. Training at the Merchant Venturers Tech. and Sc. Coll., Bristol, on science side; practical course in metal, forge and carpentering workshops. Passed Institution of Civil Engineering qualifying examinations. Served as articled pupil to Foster and La Trobe, architects and surveyors, of Bristol; Engineering Draughtsman to Llewellins and James, engineers, of Bristol; a principal assistant in the Engineer and Surveyor's Department of the Islington Municipality; the Assistant Engineer and Surveyor to the Board of Works for the District of Whitechapel; the Deputy and afterwards Borough Engineer of Stepney (Metropolitan Borough).
BELTON, Charles Moritz Dunsford, Assoc.M. Inst.C.E., A.M.Mech.E., F.C.I.S., Gas Engineer, Gasworks, Shrewsbury. T. A.: "Belton, Shrewsbury." T. N.: 114. b. 1888. Ed. King's School, Chester; Municipal School of Technology, Manchester. Apprenticeship: West's Gas Improvement Co., Ltd., at Albion Iron Works, Miles Platting, Manchester, subsequently on erection work for same firm at Milan, Croydon, and St. Helens. Professional Career: Assistant to Engineer of Shrewsbury Gas Light Co., subsequently appointed Engineer, Manager and Secretary of the Shrewsbury Gas Light Co. (present position). Chief Works: Experimental work on Glover-West vertical retorts at St. Helens. Remodelling portion of old Gasworks, Shrewsbury.
BENDER, William E. G., M.B.E., Assoc.M. Inst.C.E., A.C.G.I., Civil Engineer (Railways), Bengal and North Western Railway, Gorakhpur, United Provinces, India; b. 1885. Ed. Dulwich College. Training: Central Technical College, South Kensington. 1903-5—With Rendel and Robertson. 1905 to date—With the Bengal and North Western Railway in India. Chief Works: Various extensions of the above-named railway; construction of sixty miles of standard gauge military railway, Bagdad to Baiji (near Fathah ) in Mesopotamia. Member of Gorakhpur Club and Benares Club. War Services.—Joined March, 1916, attached 1st K.G.O. Sappers and Miners; January 1, 1917, appointed Assistant Inspecting Officer, Imperial Service Sappers; July 19, 1917, proceeded to Mesopotamia as Special Service Officer with Sirmur Sappers; March, 1918, transferred to military railways; constructed extension of German railway from. Bagdad to Baiji for Mosul operations. Was mentioned in dispatches and created M.B.E.
BENEDICT, Julius Felix Ernest Charles (commonly known as Ernest Benedict), M.Inst.C.E., 82, Victoria Street, London, S.W.I. T. N.: Victoria 26. b. 1838; eldest s. of Sir Julius Benedict; three times married, 1865, 1875 and 1904; 3 sons. Ed. Private; London University School and College. Professional Training: Pupil to T. Scott Russell and I. K. Brunel; Assistant to Charles Richardson. Assistant Engineer, G.W.R.; Resident Engineer, I. of W. and R.P.R.; District Engineer, E.B.R., I.M.R.; Chief Engineer, E.B.R., S.P. and D.R.; Editor Tenders and Contracts; Indian Engineer; Free man City of London; District Engr., Goalundo Extension, 1865-71; Chief Engr., E.B.R., 1871-6; Agent for Antonio Gabrielli, 1877-8; Res. Engr. under Joint Committee of L.B. and S.C. and S.W.R. on I. of W. and Ryde Pier, 1878-81; Clapham Junction to Hampton Court Junction; widening and examining and strengthening bridges on S.W.R., 1881-2; Chief Engr., S.P. and D.R., 1882-6; District Engineer, I.M.R., 1886-8; Contractor in India, 1889-93; Journalist's work as above to date. Assistant Secretary Indian Section Paris. Exposition, 1899-1901; Secretary Tramways and Light Railways Association, 1901-1906; P.M. and R.A.M.; Captain V.E., P.M. The Ryde Lodge No. 698, etc.
BENGOUGH, Guy Dunstan, D.Sc., MA., Research Metallurgist; Chief Investigator, Corrosion Research Committee; b. 1876; s. of Major E. B. Bengough. Ed. Malvern Coll., Cambridge. Training: Royal Sch. of Mines. Many contributions to Journal of Institute of Metals. Clubs: R.A.C. and New Oxford and Cambridge. Address: 47, High Street, Kensington, London, W.8.
BENNETT, Alfred Rosling, M.I.E.E., M.I.Loco.E., Cons. Engr. (Telephone, Telegraph and Locomotive); b. 1850; s. of John Richard Bennett. Ed. Greenwich. Training: Indo-European Telegraph Dept., Karachi. Career: Engr. for Scotland and Ireland to National Telephone Co., 1885; Gen. Man. and Chief Engr. for Scotland and N.W. England to National Telephone Co., 1886-90; Gen. Man. and Chief Engr. to Mutual Telephone Co., 1890-1; Gen. Man. and Chief Engr. to New Telephone Co., 1891-3; Cons. Engr., 1893-1921; Engr. to Guernsey States Telephone Dept., 1896-1921; Gen. Man. and Chief Engr., Glasgow Corpn. Telephone Dept., 1900-4;. Engr. to Portsmouth, Hull, Brighton and Swansea Corpn. Telephone Systems, t9oo—rt; inventor of Telephonic Translator, Operators' Breast Transmitter, Convection Mill, etc. Publ.: " Telephone Systems of Continental Europe," " An Electrical Parcel Exchange," " A Convection Mill and Calorimeter," " Historic Locomotives," " The First Railway in London," " London Improvements," etc., etc. Address: " Thorpe," Lake, Sandown, Isle of Wight. T. A.: " Bennett, Thorpe, Lake, Sandown."
BENNETT, Arthur Edward, A.M.I.A.E., Associate I.E.E., Automobile Engineer (Consulting), 25, Thrale Road, Streatham, S.W.16. T. A. "156, Streatham." T. N.: r 56 Streatham. b. 1871; s. of J. Johnson Bennett, J.P., Lancaster. Ed. Queenwood Ecience College, and Rugby. Professional Career: Hanover Square School of Engineering; Founder of A. E. Bennett and Co., Electrical Contractors; Director late Arc Lamps, Ltd.; Official Examiner to Royal Automobile Club; Founded A. E. Bennett's School of Motor Engineering; Member M.T.A., etc. Consultant: personally tested over 3,000 taxi drivers; H.M. late King Edward's drivers and drivers for Scotland Yard tested for R.A.C. Certificates. Examiner in Mechanics, R.A.C. Member of Royal Automobile Club. War Services.—Received distinguished mention for work with Streatham Special Constabulary.
BENNETT, Charles Wilfrid, M.I.Water E., Engr. to Chester Waterworks Co.; b. 1879; s. of Charles Bennett. Ed. Wirral House Sch. and Chester Tech. Day Sch. Training: Chester Sch. of Science and Art. Club: Palatine, Chester. Address: Waterworks, Boughton, Chester. T. N.: 617.
BENNETT, Edward Leigh, Assoc.M.Inst. C.E., Civil Engineer, Public Works Department, Federated Malay States; b. 1874; s. of Canon Leigh Bennett. Ed. Rossall School. Articled to L. S. M. Marsh, Engineer to Sheffield Water Works. Assistant Engineer, Sheffield Water Works; Engineer in Public Works Department, Federated Malay States. Chief Works: Road construction, Federated Malay States, and general public services.
BENNETT, Frederic Stanley, M.I.A.E.1 A.M.I.Mech.E., Motor Engineer, 24-27, Orchard Street, Oxford Street, W.I. T. A.: " Efisben." T. N.: Mayfair 5141 (3 lines). b. 1874. Ed. and Professional Training: Owens College, Manchester; Apprenticeship, Crewe Works. Professional Career: Remained at Crewe after completing apprenticeship for one year, then became Resident Engineer to St. James' and Pall Mall Electric Light Co., Ltd.; remained there for 6 years, then became Works Manager to the Oldsmobile Company of Great Britain, which was afterwards converted to the Anglo-American Motor Car Company. In 1910 founded the firm of F. S. Bennett, Limited, Sole Concessionaires of the Cadillac and Chevrolet motor cars, and Delco-Light. Club: R.A.C. War Services.—Continuous activities through the war in connection with the Mechanical Transport; farm tractors for food production; and kite balloon winches. Visited America at request of the Government on a special commission for the production of tanks.
BENNETT, Frederick William, M.I.Mech.E., Mech. Engr.; General Manager, Metiers a Deutelle et Constructions Mecaniques, Calais, France; b. 1873; 4 s. of Major I. F. Bennett. Ed. Dulwich Coll., S.E. Training: Science and Arts Classes, Glasgow, and King's Coll., London; Certificates Mechanics, Steam, etc. (Day Eng. Course); Prize Metallurgy, Pass with Honours French, Certificate of Distinction (Physics), King's Coll. App. Fairfield Shipbuilding and Eng. Co., Govan, Glasgow, and Maudslay, Sons and Field, London; Student, King's Coll., London; Drawing Office, F. S. and E. Co., Govan; Asst. and then Works Man., London Small Arms Co., Ltd., London, E.; Tech. Asst. and finally Director of the Section of Rifle Supplies, M. of M. Address: Communications, c /o Barclay's Bank, Hackney, London, E.8.
BENNETT, Percy Mayson, M.I.E.E., A.M.I.Mech.E., Wh.Ex., Electrical, Mechanical and Civil Engineer, Ormiston, 68, Bexley Road, Erith, Kent. T..2L: "Callenders, London." T. N.: 18 Erith. b. 1875; s. of A. J. Bennett; m. Helen M. Edgecombe. Ed. and Professional Training: Manchester Technical School, 3 years, 1893-5; Apprenticeship, F. H. Royce, Ltd., 1895-8. Professional Career: One year with John Holroyd, Ltd., Machine Tools, 1898; three years with C. A. Parsons, Ltd., Steam Turbines, etc., as Assistant Works Manager, 1898-1901; two years Constructional Engineer, Callenders Cable Co., Ltd., 1901-2; twelve years Mexico, 1901-14, Managing Director Constructional Engineering Co. for Callenders Cable Co., S. Pearson and Sons, Ericcson Telephone Co., Mexican Government, Mexican, Puebla, Veracruz, Tampico Light and Power Cos.; three years Electrical, Mechanical and Civil Engineer, Assistant to Technical Manager, Mexican Eagle Oil Co., 1914-17. War Services.-1917-19 for Ministry of Munitions, and Callenders constructions and erections; operation of special works built for the manufacture of Trench Telephone Cable.
BENNETT, Robert Forbes, M.Inst.C.E., Chief Asst. Engrs. Dept., G.N. Rly., London; b. 1867; s. of John Bennett, M.Inst.C.E. Ed. Dumfries Academy, and Elizabeth Coll., Guernsey. Training: Pupil under R. Johnson, M.Inst.C.E., late Chief Engr., G.N.R. Career: In charge of all constructional and architectural work on the G.N.R., under the Chief Engr., C. J. Brown, C.B.E., M.Inst.C.E., and carried out widenings, new lines, tunnels, viaducts, stations, and all other work incidental to rly. construction, also reconstruction of all bridge work. Address: Engr.'s Office, G.N.R., King's Cross, London.
BENNETT, Stephen Augustus, Assoc.M. Inst.C.E., F.S.I., Civil Engineer, County Hall, Newport, Mon. T. A.: " County Surveyor, Newport." T. N.: 3944. b. 1879; second s. of the late T. Bennett, Chief Engineer, Patent Nut and Bolt Co., Cwmbran and Birmingham (now Guest, Keen and Nettlefolds ); m. Rosa Jane, d. of Rev. J. Fielden, in 1901. Ed. at Lewis School, Pengam. Pupil of D. J. Loughor, Mining and Civil Engineer, Pontypool, Mon. Appointed Assistant Resident Engineer for widenings at Brighouse and Mirfield, on Lancs and Yorks Railway, in 1899. In 1903 acted as Chief Assistant to Major H. F. Stephens, Tonbridge. Prepared schemes for new railways in Kent, Devon and Cornwall, including Calstock Concrete Viaduct on River Tamar. Engaged as Engineer to Gates and Hogg in 1904, for Deanne Valley new Railway. Later joined R. W. Blackwell and Co., working on the new conduit, tramway and street widening from 42 Camberwell Green to Crystal Palace Road, London, S.E. Publications: Papers on reinforced concrete, read before professional societies. Public Positions: Deputy County Surveyor for Monmouthshire, 190616; County Surveyor in succession to the late Wm. Tanner, 1916 to present time. War Services.—Technical Adviser to the Road Stone Control Committee, also Hon. Secretary to the Transport After War Committee.
BENNETT, William Exhall Tempest, C.S.I., M.Inst.C.E.; b. 1858; s. of late John Bennett, M.Inst.C.E. Retired Officer of Public Works Department, Government of India. Address: c/o Thos. Cook and Son, Bankers, Ludgate Circus, E.C.4. T. A.: Present—" c/o Thos. Cook and Son, Calcutta, India"; ‘Permanent—" c/o Thos. Cook and Son, London." Ed. Liverpool College. Professional Training Thomason Civil Engineering College, Roorkee, and in Public Works Department, India. Professional Career: Served for 34f years in the Public Works Department, India, in the (i. ) Buildings and Roads, (ii.) Railways (open line and construction), (iii. ) Irrigation Canals (design, construction and administration), and (iv.) Accounts Branches. Chief Works: Intimately connected with the Triple Canal Project, Punjab, India (Capital cost about £7,000,000 stg. ), and Upper Swat Canal, North-West Frontier Province, India (Capital cost nearly £1,900,000 stg. ), of which he held the position of Chief Engineer for about 3+ years. Prior to retirement in 1913 held the positions of Chief Engineer and Secretary to Government Punjab and North-Western Frontier Provinces, India, in the Irrigation Branch of the Public Works Department. Member of British Empire Club, St. James's, S.W. Companion of the Order of the tar of India.
BENNIE, H. Osbourne, Mech. Engr.; Senior partner of James Bennie and Sons, Clyde Engine Works, Glasgow; b. 1865; s. of James Bennie, Junr. Ed. Glasgow High Sch. and Ayr Academy. Training: Glasgow Tech. Coll. and Royal Coll. of Science, London. Distinctions: Wh. Sch. (1885), Royal Exhibition (1885). Club: Liberal, Glasgow. Address: 1o, Knowe Terrace, Pollokshields, Glasgow. T. N.: Pollokshields 526.
BENSON, H. K., A.M.I.E.E., A.M.I.Mech.E., Electrical and Mechanical Engineer, 63, Wind Street, Swansea. T. N.: Docks 344. b. 1883. Technical Training: Swansea Technical College; L.N.W. Railway Co., Locomotive Works, Crewe. Professional Career: Assistant Engineer, Swansea Corporation Electricity Department, 1903-12; Private practice, 1912 to date. Consulting Engineer to a number of colliery Companies and Supply Authorities in South Wales. Member of the Committee, South Wales Section, Institution of Electrical Engineers, 1914-16. Member of Ffynone Club, Swansea. War Services.—Five years in Royal Engineers; three years as a Captain in command of an Electric Light Company.
BENSON, Robert Seymour, M.Inst.M.M., M.I. and S.I., Constructional and Mining Engineer, Head, Wrightson and Co., Ltd., Stockton-on-Tees; Middleton-Saint-George, Co. Durham. b. 1858. Ed. at Rugby School and Royal School of Mines. Professional Career: Associate of Royal School of Mines. Engaged in the Iron and Steel Works of the Barrow Hematite Co. and Consett 44 Iron Co. From 1875-1905 Managing Director of Ashmore, Benson, Pease and Co., Ltd., of Stockton-on-Tees, and from 1906 Director of Head, Wrightson and Co., Ltd., of Stockton-on-Tees. Public Position: J.P. for County of Durham. Clubs; Mining and Metallurgical, Junior Constitutional, Public Schools.
BENTHAM, Cecil, M.I.Mech.E., M.Inst.T., M.Amer.C.I., Mechanical Engineer, specializing in handling and storing all kinds of materials, 20, Mount Street, Manchester. T. N.: 365 City. Ed. Sheffield School of Technology. Professional Career: 4 years Director of Hy. Simon (Manchester), Ltd., Hy. Simon (Stalybridge), Ltd., Hy. Simon (Bredbury ), Ltd., Hy. Simon (Australia), Ltd.; 9 years Manager of Conveying Department, Hy. Simon, Ltd.; Member of Manchester Assoc. of Engineers; Member of Manchester Engineering Council. Chief Works: Ship discharging appliances and Grain Stores, Immingham Dock, Manchester Ship Canal, King George Dock, Hull; developed pneumatic plants for handling grain, also portable appliances for handling goods in warehouses. Publications: Paper on Wire Ropes (Doncaster Engineering Society); Paper on Pneumatic Grain Plants (Manchester Association of Engineers); Article on National Granaries (" British Review," 1913); Pneumatic Grain Plants (" Electrician " ). Member of the Royal Automobile Club, London, and the Engineers' Club, Manchester. War Services.—Reported for French Government on Port equipment. Equipped for British Government Ports of Havre, Boulogne and Calais with ship discharging and conveying appliances for grain, bales of hay, etc.
BENTLEY, Thomas H., R.C.N.C., M.I.N.A., Admiralty Hull Overseer, H.M. Submarines, Armstrong Naval Yard, Walker-on-Tyne.
BERESFORD, Col. Charles F. C., M.I.E.E. (P. M. of Council), Elec. Engr., Kelmore House, Camberley.
BERGIN, Francis, B.A., B.A.I., C.E.I., Engr. to Naas Rural District; b. 1855; s. of Charles Bergin. Ed. St. Stanislaus Coll.,• Tullamore, Ireland. Training: Trinity Coll., Dublin. Chief Works: Naas,. Newbridge, Kildare, Birr, Castleblayney, Ballyboy, Athenny Sewerage and Waterworks; Bagnaistown, Trimm, Cashil, Thurles and Dungarvan Waterworks, etc. Address: 36, Westmoreland Street, Dublin, and Beechgrove, Kildare. T. N.: 184 Dublin and 3 Kildare.
BERMINGHAM OTWAY RUTHVEN, Thomas Ormonde, M.I.Mech.E., M.I.Loco.E., Chief Mech. Engr., Nigerian Rlys.; b. 1872; s. of W. C. Bermingham-Otway-Ruthven. Ed. Ipswich and Corrig Sch., Kingstown. Training: Crewe Works, L.N.W. Rly. App. at Crewe, L.N.W. Rly.; District Loco. Supt., L.B.&.S.C. Rly.; Asst. Loco. Supt., Construction of Baro Kano Rly., also Bauchi Light Rly., Northern Nigeria; District Loco. Supt. (amalgamation Nigerian Rlys. ), Nigerian Rlys.; Chief Loco. Supt., Construction Eastern Nigerian Rly., Port Harcourt to Enugu; now Chief Mech. Engr., Nigerian Rlys. Club: Junior Army and Navy, London. Address: Nigerian Rlys., Ebute Metta, Nigeria, West Af.
BERINGER, Otto Leopold, Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., F.R.G.S., Chief Surveyor, Northern Rhodesia, c/o McNish and Co., 2, Copthall Buildings, London, E.C.2.; b. 1868. Ed. and Professional Training: Crystal Palace Engineering School; Pupil and Assistant, Best and Sons, Consulting Engineers, Westminster. Professional Career: After 3 years' Sanitary Engineering in England, France and Italy went to Nyasaland, then British Central Africa, in 1892, and has since then been engaged on surveying and mapmaking in East Central Africa. Was 5+ years Surveyor of the Cape Cairo Telegraph line, then Assistant Surveyor of North-Western Rhodesia, Chief Surveyor of North-Western Rhodesia, and now Chief Surveyor of Northern Rhodesia. Chief Works: Map of Shire Highlands, Nyasaland; Map of North-Eastern Rhodesia; Survey of Cape Cairo Telegraph Line from Lake Nyasa to Ujiji and Esand, Lake Victoria Nyanza to Florence Bay; Sectional Map of NorthWestern Rhodesia. Publication: " Journey and Survey from Ujiji to Florence Bay," R.S.S. Publication. Public Position: Justice of the Peace, Northern Rhodesia.
BERKELEY, Arthur M., C.I.E., M.Inst.C.E., Civil Engineer, 8, Lansdowne Crescent, Notting Hill Gate, London, W.'; b. 187o; s. of Major-General F. G. Berkeley; m. Irene, third d. of Sir Philip H. Waterlow, Bart. Ed. Rossall School and Coopers Hill Engineering College. Pupil Assistant, Saxby and Bourne Railway, Midland Railway, 1891-2; Assistant Engineer, Assam-Bengal Railway, 1892-6; Executive Engineer, 1896-1906; Chief Engineer, 1906-15. Chief Works: Construction and maintenance of the Assam-Bengal Railway and the Port of Chittagong. Club: Oriental. War Services.—Captain, Sappers and Miners, France, 1915; Major, Military Works (Railways); built the Sheikh Saad Railway, Mesopotamia, 1916; Lieut.-Colonel, Assistant Director of Railways; restored the Bagdad Railway and built the Fellujah and Sadiyah branches, 1917, 1918, 1919.
BERRIDGE, Harold, Major I.D.F., C.I.E., 0.B.E., M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., Chief Engineer (Harbour and Railway), Port Trust, Aden, Arabia. T. A.:" Aden." b. 1872. Ed. City of London School. Pupil to Kinipple and Jaffrey, M.M.Inst.C.E., Westminster. Resident Engineer, Poole Harbour Works; Engineer to John Mowlem and Son, C. and S.L. and W. and City Railways; Assistant Superintendent, Hudson Tunnel Approaches, N.Y.; Chief Engineer, Aden Port Trust; Deputy Assistant Director of Railways, Aden Field Force. Chief Works: Aden harbour, dredging and wharves; Aden-Lahej Railway. Secretary, Aden Industrial Education Committee. Commandant, 45th Aden Rifles, I.D.F. Publications: Several papers, Proceedings of Institution of Civil Engineers; Miller Prize, Telford Premium. Member of Union Club, Aden. War Services.—Garrison Engineer, Aden Field Force, and Deputy Assistant Director of Railways, Aden Field Force, 1918-2o.
BERRIMAN, Algernon Edward, 0.B.E., M.I.Mech.E., M.I.A.E., F.R.Ae.S., Chief Engr. Daimler Co., Ltd., Coventry. Address: c/o Daimler Co., Ltd., Coventry.
BERRINGTON, Ernest Evans Willoughby, M.I.Mech.E., F.G.S M.R.San.I., A.M.Inst.M. and Cy.E., F.I.S.E., M.I.Water E.; Sole partner in firm of Berrington, Son and Watney, Cons. and Civil 4 Engrs.; b. 1874; s. of late R. E. W. Berrington, M.Inst.C.E., F.G.S. Ed. Wolverhampton Grammar Sch. and private tuition. Training: Mason's Sc. Coll. (University of Birmingham) and King's Coll., London. Served articles to the late R. E. W. Berrington; afterwards Asst. Engr. on various schemes of sewerage and water supply; has been in practice for 25 years as a Cons. and Civil Engr., with special reference to the water supply and sewerage of towns; has advised and prepared schemes of water and sewerage for about 50 towns in the United Kingdom. Address: Prudential Chambers, Wolverhampton, and Memorial Hall, Oswestry. T. A.: " Berrington, Wolverhampton." T. N.: Igo Wolverhampton, 58 Oswestry.
BERRY, Charles Seager, M.Inst.C.E., Civil Engr.; with Sir Wm. Arrol and Co., Glasgow; b. 1868; s. of Thomas Brodbelt Berry. Ed. Aldenham Sch. Career: Employed on various public works in South Amer. and South Af., including tunnels, rlys., canals and harbour works (agent for C. H. Walker and Co. extension of harbour works of Buenos Aires); parliamentary work, shipyards, heavy retaining walls in England; Major R.E., including Res. Engr. for Scotland for Admiralty extensions during War. Club: St. Stephen's, Westminster. Address: Townsend Close, Stevenage, Herts.
BERRY, Herbert Henry, M.I.E.E., Electrical Engineer, Touchbutton House, 86, Newman Street, Oxford Street, and 11, King's Gardens, Hove, Sussex. T. A.: "Ptolemaist, Ox, Lon." T. N.: 3310 Museum (3 lines). b. 1872. Ed. University College School, Finsbury Technical College. Served time with Siemens Brothers and Co. Professional Career: Inventor of many well-known appliances relative to Electrical Switchgear, Electric Heating and Cooking. Past Chairman of National Electrical Manufacturers Association of Great Britain. Member of Royal Automobile Club.
BERRY, William Edgar, M.I.Mech.E., Chf. Engr., Eagle, Star and Brit. Dominions Insurance Co., Royal Exchange Avenue, E.C.3.
BERRY, William John, C.B., M.I.N.A. (Member of Council); Director of Warship Construction; late Chief Constructor H.M. Dockyard, Malta. Address: Admiralty, S.W.
BERTIE-PERKINS, Albert Auguste, Major, O.B.E., T.D., Metallurgist; Head of firm BertiePerkins and Co., Swansea, London and Paris; s. of C. H. Perkins, J.P. Ed. St. Andrews. Training: St. Andrews and at Swansea. Club: Swansea and. Counties. Address: Rhyel-yr-Helyg, Sketty S.O., Glam. T. A.: "Heat, Swansea." T. N.: 345 Central, 108 Sketty.
BEST, Charles William, M.B.E.,M.Inst.C.E., County Surveyor, Brecon.
BEVAN, Archibald George Moore, M.Inst. M.M., Cons. Engr., Santo Domingo and Haiti; b. 1865; s. of Capt. George Dacres Bevan, R.N. Ed. Clifton Coll. and Kelly Coll., Tavisfock. Career: Manager, La Rica Gold Mines, Totumo Alluvial Gold Co., and Palenque Gold Mines, Colombia; Chief Min. Engr., Liberian Development Co., Chartered, Ltd., Liberian Diamond Co. Address: c /o T. Bevan, Bosavern, near St. Just, Cornwall.
BEVAN, Guy Theodore Molesworth, Major R.E. (Temporary), Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Mechanical Engineer, Quatford Castle, Bridgnorth, Salop. b. 1890; s. of the Ven. H. E. J. Bevan, M.A., Archdeacon of Middlesex and Rector of Chelsea. Ed. Malvern College, 1903-8; Cambridge University (St. John's College), 1909-12; B.A. degree (Engineering). Apprenticeship with British Westinghouse Electrical Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Manchester, 1912-4 (August ). War Services.-2nd-Lieutenant, Royal Engineers, S.M.E., Chatham, 1914; Lieutenant, Royal •Engineers, B.E.F., France, 1915; B.S.F., Salonika, 1916; Captain, Royal Engineers, B.S.F., 1917; Acting Major, Royal Engineers, 1918, and Adjutant to C.R.E. 26th Division; Acting Major, Royal Engineers, Army of Back Sea, Dardanelles, Officer Commanding 449th Field Co., Rciyal Engineers.
BEVIS, Henry, M.I.E.E., Elec. Engr; Director Pirelli, Ltd., and Pirelli General Cable Works, Ltd.; b. 1864; s. of Henry Bevis. Ed. Clarenden House Coll. Sch. Training: Finsbury Tech. Coll. Career: Electric Apparatus Co., Ltd., 3 years; General Electric Co., Ltd., 20 years, of which io years a Director; Founder and Man. Dir. of Pirelli, Ltd., II years, and of Pirelli General Cable Works, Ltd., 7 years; Principal, Elec. Manufacturers' Assoc. (now the B.E.A.M.A. ). Club: R.A.C., London. Address: Clewer House, East Molesey. T. N.: Molesey 7.
BEVIS, R. R., M.I.N.A. (Member of Council). Director of Chadburn's (Ship) Telegraph Co., Ltd. Address: Hamptoune, Vyner Road, Birkenhead.
BEWLAY, Hubert, M.Inst.C.E., Director of Thos. Piggott and Co., Ltd., Atlas Works, Birmingham. T. A.:" Atlas, Birmingham." T. N.: Central 3922. Ed. Privately. Public Position: Alderman of City of Birmingham. Club: St. Stephen's, London.
BEXON, William C., M.I.E.E., Electrical Engineer, Craig Ard, Charles Street, Kilmarnock. T. N.: 35 and 95 Kilmarnock. b. 1883. Ed. Burton-on-Trent Grammar School; Derby Technical College. Electrical Training at Wolverhampton; Assistant Engineer at Rochdale Corporation Electricity and Tramways Department; Assistant at Croydon Corporation Electricity Works; Chief Assistant at Kilmarnock; General Manager of Kilmarnock Electricity and Tramways Undertakings, 1911. Constructed extensive system of electric transmission over large part of Ayrshire, supplying numerous burghs and districts with electrical energy.
BHARUCHA, Fakirjee E., L.M.E., M.I. Mech.E.,M.I.E., Mechanical and Textile Engr., 63, Bund Garden Road, Poona, India; b. 1871. Trained in Victoria Jubilee Technical College and obtained the diploma of Licentiate of Mechanical Engineering in 1892 in first class. Passed Bombay Boiler Act Examination of first class in 1895. Served as Mill Manager and Engineer-in-Chief for eighteen years in various industrial concerns, such as cotton spinning and weaving mills, oil mills, flour mills, rice mills, ice factories, etc.; served for nine years as Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering in the College of Engineering at Poona, and for one year as Senior Professor of Mechanical Engineering. Now serving in the Department of Industries, as Assistant Director of Industries, Bombay Presidency. Ai Read a paper on " Motive Power in India: Its Cost and Selection," before Bombay Engineering Congress in 1917, and also on " Design and Construction of Brick Chimneys for Steam Boilers," in 1920. Designed and built Lahore Spinning and Weaving Mills, Lahore, Punjab, India; Amritsar Flour and General Mills, Amritsar, Punjab; Amritsar General Mills, Amritsar..Publications: "Mill Engineering in India in Gujrati " (1200 pages, now in third edition); !` Motive Power in India: Its Cost and Selection "; " Oil afid Gas Engines "; "Electric Light"; " Building Construction." Member of the Ladies Club, Poona.
BICKERTON, Henry Nield, J.P., M.I.Mech. E., Chairman and Man. Dir. of the National Gas Engine Co., Ltd., Ashton-under-Lyne; Director i.,f Mirrlees, Bickerton and Day, Ltd., Hazel Grove; b. 1857; s. of Samuel Bickerton, of Oldham. Ed. Tettenhall Coll., Staffordshire. Training: Oldham Tech. Sch. and Richmond Hill Ironworks. Career: Founded the National Gas Engine Co., 1890, and Mirrlees, Bickerton and Day, Ltd., 1907; inventor and patentee of improvements in internal combustion engines and prepayment gas meters. Clubs: Engineers', Manchester; National Liberal; Royal Automobile. Address: Thornycroft Hall, Chelford, Cheshire. T. A.:" 229 Macclesfield." T. N.: 229 Macclesfield.
BIDDER, Maurice McClean, D.S.O., M.Inst. C.E., Civil Engr.; Asst. Man. Dir., Kitson and Co., Ltd., Leeds; Director, Danish Gas Co., London; b. 1879; s. of G. P. Bidder, Q.C.; grandson of G. P. Bidder and J. R. McClean, both Presidents of the Inst. C.E. Ed. St. Paul's Sch. Training: Foyal Indian Eng. Coll., Coopers Hill, 1897-1900. Distinctions: D.S.O.; four times mentioned in Dispatches; Brevet Lt.-Col. T.F. Pupil at Kitson and Co., Ltd.; pupil George Macdonald, Chief Engr. M.Rly.; Supt. in Royal Siamese Survey Dept., 1902-6; Private work in Westminster, 1907-12; as above since 1912. Clubs: Bath, St. Stephen's, Leeds. Address: Moorfield Lodge, Headingley, Leeds. T. A.: " c/o Airdale, Leeds." T. N.: Home: 43 Headingley; Business: 20965 Leeds. War Services. —Signal Service, R.E., T.F., in Gallipoli , Egypt and Palestine.
BIGGIN, Frank, M.I.H.V.E. (Pres.), M.I. and SI., 19, Rupert Road, Nether Edge, Sheffield.
BILES, Sir John Harvard (cr. Kt. 1913), Naval Arch.; Senior Partner, Sir J. H. Biles and Co.; Cons. Naval Arch., H.M. India Office; Canadian Pacific Ocean Services, Ltd.; Govt. of Western Australia, etc.; Prof. of Naval Arch., Glasgow University; b. 1854. Ed. and Training: Royal Sch. of Naval Arch. and Marine Eng.; Royal Naval Coll., Greenwich. Distinctions: Hon. Vice-Pres. Inst. of Naval Archs.; Past Master, Worshipful Co. of Shipwrights; Pres. Eng. Section British Assoc.; Hon. LL.D., Yale University; D.Sc., Harvard University. Career: In Constructive Department, Admiralty, afterwards Naval Arch. and Manager, Clyde Shipbuilding Yard; Prof. Naval Arch., Glasgow University, since 1891. As Cons. Naval Arch. to India Office, and later to War Office, was responsible for design and building of river craft for Mesopotamia during Great War, for which received thanks of Government of India; served on several Admiralty and Board of Trade Ctees.; assessor on " Titanic " inquiry, and Member of International Conference on 6 Safety of Life at Sea, 1913; gave evidence before Dominions Royal Commission on relation of depths of harbours to development of Empire communications. Publ.: " The Marine Steam Turbine," " The Design and Construction of Ships " (2 vols. ), and many scientific and technical contributions to learned Societies. Addresses: 4 Whitehall Court, S.W.I; 4o, Broadway, Westminster, S.W.i; 175, West George Street, Glasgow. T. A.: " Metacentre, Vic., London "; " Metacentre, Glasgow." T. N.: 595 Victoria, London; 6019 Central, ,Glasgow.
BILIOTTI, Frank M., M.I.E.E., Elec. Eng. to the Ministry of the Interior, Egyptian Goverment. Address: 5, Chareh el Antikkhana, Cairo, Egypt.
BILLINGTON, Charles, M.I and S.I., M.F.S., M.Inst.Met., M.Soc.C.I., Metallurgist; Man. Dir. Billington and Newton, Ltd„ Longport; s. of Charles Billington, the founder of the firm. Ed. Privately. Clubs: R.A.C., Chemical Industry. Address: Watlands House, Longport, Staffs. T. A.:" Bronze, Longport." T. N.: 48 Wolstanton, Stoke-on-Trent.
BILLINGTON, Lawson B., Lt.-Col. R.E., M.I.Mech.E., M.I. and S.I., Loco. Engr., L.B. and S.C. Rly., Brighton.
BINDLEY, Herbert Duncombe, Captain R.E., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Civil Engineer, c/o Child and Co. I, Fleet Street, London, E.C.4. b. 1891; only s. of the Rev. Canon T. H. Bindley, D.D. Ed. and Professional Training: Lancing College, Sussex. Served apprenticeship on North Stafford Railway under the late G. J. Crosbie-Dawson, M.Inst.C.E., and F. A. Lowry Barnwell, M.Inst.C.E. Professional Career: Engineer's Assistant, North Stafford Railway; elected Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., February 5, 1918; elected Associate Fellow Permanent Way Institution, May 24, 1919; elected Associate Member Railway Signal Institution, October 22, 1919. Chief Works: Railway Maintenance, North Stafford Railway. War Services.—Captain, Royal Engineers, and served on staff of Adjutant-General, General Headquarters, France.
BINGHAM, James Herbert, Chevalier de 1'Ordre de la Couronne, A.M.I.Mech.E., A.M. I.E.E., M.N.E.C.Inst., A.F.Aer.Inst., c/o Lawton Bros., Ltd., Woodseats Steel and Engineering Works, Sheffield. T. A.: " Initiative, Sheffield." T. N.: 485 and 486 Sharrow. b. 1892. Ed. Secondary and Technical School, Heanor, Derby (prizes for Art and Mathematics); University College, Nottingham (Intermediate B.Sc. (Eng. ), London University; Sir Charles Seely Prize for Advanced Heat Engines); James Oakes and Co., Alfreton Ironworks; Western Electric Co., Ltd., North Woolwich. June, 1916— Appointed Assistant to Representative of the Ministry of Munitions, National Projectile Factory, Birtley, and subsequently became the engineer responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of the entire plant. The Birtley factory employed over 4,000 Belgian workmen, and holds the record of all the National Factories for the largest output of shells per person employed, and the lowest cost of production. October, 1918—Was made Chevalier de 1'Ordre de la Couronne by H.M. King of the Belgians for services in the above factory. May, I919—Appointed General Manager to Lawton Brothers Ltd., Sheffield, and was made Director on the reconstruction of this firm in October, 1919. 1917—Made Director of Sir T. Salter Pyne and Co., Ltd., Consulting Engineers, Westminster. Since resigned. War Services.—November, 1914—Joined Public Schools and University Battalion of the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve; gazetted 2nd-Lieutenant, 8th (Service) Battalion K.O.Y.L.I. June, 1915— First Lieutenant. January, 1916—Appointed to Instructional Staff of Junior Officers' School, Northern Command, Rugeley. June, 1916—Transferred to General List for service with Ministry of Munitions. Mentioned in Secretary of State for War's list of Officers brought to his notice for valuable services rendered in connection with the War.
BINGHAM, Percy Moore, M.Inst.C.E., Provincial Engr., P.W.D., Kandy, Ceylon.
BINGHAM POWELL, Herbert James, 0.B.E M.Inst.0.E., M.Am.Soc.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., F.R.San.I., A.C.G.I., Civil Engr., Engr.-in-Charge, Tech. Dept., Peruvian Corpn., Ltd., Lima, Peru; b. 1878; s. of Col. Bingham-Powell. Ed. Privately, Anglo-French Coll., N.W. Training: Central Tech. Coll. (Imperial Coll. of Sc. and Technology) and Tech. Coll., Finsbury. Career: 1898-1903—Asst. to G. F. Deacon, Baldwin Latham, R. E. Middleton, M.M.Inst.C.E., Westminster, Cons. Engrs.; 19o3-6—Engr., Municipality of Lima; 1906-8—Engr., Municipality of Callao; 1908-12— Engr. to Govt. and Principal Municipalities of Peru; 1912-15—Engr. in charge Dept. of Public Works Ministry, Bolivia; 1915-18—Member of British War Mission in U.S.A.; Staff Officer, in charge of Section E, Inspt. Dept.; Executive Officer in charge of Allied Dept. of Gauges and Standards of British Govt. and United States Govt.; Liaison Officer between British Eng. Standards Association and American Authorities; 1920-21—Engr., Peruvian Corpn., Ltd., Lima, controlling the Peruvian Rly. System, Docks, Lake Steamers, etc. Publ.: Numerous pamphlets and newspaper articles on Sanitation; articles on Standardization, Gauges, etc., in the American Tech. Journals. Address: Peruvian Corporation, Ltd., Lima, Peru. T. A.: " Impulsive, Lima."
BINNIE, William Jas. Eames, B.A. (Cantab), M.Inst.C.E., M.Cons.E., Member of the Firm of Sir Alexander Binnie, Son and Deacon, Cons. Engrs.; s. of the late Sir Alexander Binnie, Supt. Engr., L.C.C. Address: 3o, Buckingham Gate, Westminster, S.W.I. T. A.: " Arbintro, Sowest, London." L T. N.: Victoria 5070.
BINNS, George J., M.I.Min.E. (Member of Council), F.G.S., Min. Engr. and Director, Netherseal Colliery Co., Ltd., Duffield House, Duffield, Derby.
BINYON, Basil, 0.B.E B.A., A.M.I.E.E., M.I.Rad.E., Elec. Engr. (Wireless); Man. Dir., Radio Communication Co., Ltd.; Dir. Mullard Radio Valve Co., Ltd.; b. 1885; s. of Brightwen Binyon. Ed. Leighton Park Sch., and Trinity Coll., Cambridge. Career: Engr. to Lepel Wireless Syndicate; Cie Generale Radiotelegraphique; Cie Universelle de Telegraphie and Telephonic san Fils; Manager Anglo-French Wireless Co., Ltd. Clubs: R.A.C., R.A.F.C. Address: 34, Norfolk Street, Strand, W.C.2. T. A.: "Radiocomco-Estrand." T. N.: Central 102 I.
BIRCH, Alan Grant Lt.-Col., D.S.O., B.A., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Man. Dir., Light Rlys., Ltd.; 7 C.R.E. 47th (2nd Lon.) Div.; b. 1882; s. of John Grant Birch. Ed. Winchester Coll. Training: Trinity Coll., Cambridge. Career: Asst. to Turner, Hoare and Co., Ltd., Engrs. and Contractors, Bombay; Asst. Manager of John Birch and Co., Ltd., London; five years B.E.F. (Field Co., 47th Div., R.E., 1914--(6; Dep. Asst. Dir. of Light Rlys., 1917; Commandant Forward Light Rlys. Training School, 1918). Clubs: Conservative, City, University. Address: Private, Hillrise, Hillview Road, Woking; Office, c /o Light Rlys., Ltd., 3, London Wall Bdgs., E.C.2. T. N.: City 4175
BIRD, Arthur George, A.M.I.E.E., Mechanical arid Electrical Engineer, Brow Hill, Rohais, Guernsey; b. 1873. Ed. and Technical Training: Yorkshire College, Leeds University; Pupil, Taff Vale Railway Co., Locomotive Department, Cardiff; Electrical Training Institution, Faraday House, London, and City and South London Electric Railway. Professional Career: Chief Assistant at Cardiff Corporation, Electricity Works, 1894-6; Station Superintendent, Bristol Corporation Electricity Department, 1899-1901; Engineer and Manager, Guernsey Electricity Supply Co., 1901-7; Engineer and Manager, Guernsey Railway Co., Ltd., 1907 to date; Consulting Electrical Engineer to the States of Guernsey. Carried out extensions and erected new Power Station for Guernsey Electricity Supply, at cost of X7o,000.
BIRKETT, Herbert, M.I.Mech.E., Refrigerating Engineer, 62, Brondesbury Villas, N.W.6. T. N.: Paddington 4045. b. August 30, 1855; s. of John Birkett, F.R.C.S., Consulting Surgeon of Guy's Hospital; m. May 19, 19co, Ethel Manilla, d. of R. H. Horton-Smith, K.C. Ed. Haileybury College and private tuition. Professional Career: Pupil, Locomotive Engine Works of Sharpe, Stewart and Co., Ltd., Atlas Works, Manchester; Draughtsman, J. and E. Hall, Ltd., Dartford Ironworks; Superintending Engineer, Lilleshall Collieries, Shropshire; Constructional and Managing Engineer at the Meat Freezing Works of the Sansinena Co., Buenos Aires; Managing Engineer, Shanghai Ice Co.; Consulting Engineer and Managing Engineer for leading Cold Storage Company. Chief Works: Barracas al Sud Meat Freezing Works, Buenos Aires; Cold Stores, Fish Market, Newcastle-on-Tyne; Cold Stores, Bradford Corporation Markets; Cold Stores, Charterhouse Street, Smithfield; Freezing Works and Cold Stores, Galleywall Road, Bermondsey; Cold Stores, Barcelona; Cold Stores, Madrid. War Services.—Inspecting Engineer in the Mechanical Warfare Department of the Ministry of Munitions.
BIRKETT, Robert, M.I.E.E., Borough Elec. Engr. and Gen. Manager of Tramways, Southendon-Sea; s. of John Birkett. Ed. Lancaster Royal Grammar Sch. Training: Faraday House. Career: Prac. Eng., Scott and Mountain, Newcastle-on-Tyne; Asst. Engr., Chelsea Elec. Supply Co.; Chief Asst. and Borough Elec. and Tramways Engr., Burnley. Address: 3, Burges Terrace, Thorpe Bay, Southendon-Sea. T. A.: " Elec. Works, Southend-on-Sea." T. N.: 96, Southend-on-Sea.
BIRKS, Lawrence, B.Sc., M.Inst.C.E., E.E., M.I.Mech.E., Chief Elec. Engr., Public Works Dept., Wellington, N.Z.; b. 1874; s. of Walter Richard Birks. Ed. Prince Alfred Coll., Adelaide, S.A., and University of Adelaide, S.A. Training: University Coll., London. Distinctions: Angas Eng. Sch., Adelaide; Senior Gilchrist Eng. Sch., London. 1897, Asst. Prof. of Eng., Heriot Watt Coll., Edinburgh; 1900, Asst. Elec. Engr., Sydney Electric Trams, N.S.W.; 1903, City Elec. Eng., Christchurch, N.Z.; 1906, Engr.-in-Charge, Rotorna Govt. Works, N.Z.; 1911, Elec. Engr., Lake Coleridge Hydro-Electric Works, P.VV.D., Christchurch, N.Z.; 1919, Chief Elec. Engr., P.W.D., Wellington, N.Z. Publ.: " Development of HydroElectric Power in Canterbury, N.Z." Clubs: Canterbury, Christchurch; Wellesley, Wellington. Address: Public Works Dept., Wellington, N.Z. T. A.: " Waterpower, Wellington, N.Z."
BISHOP, Hubert Ormond, M.I.Min.E., Min. Engr.; Man. Dir. Manner Colliery Co., Ltd.; b. 1877; s. of F. W. Bishop. Ed. Privately and International Coll., London. Training: Aldridge, Cannock and Rugeley and Tinsley Park Collieries. Asst. Manager Tinsley Park Collieries, Sheffield, 1901-5; Manager Butterley Co., Butterley Park District, 1905-9; Agent and Manager, then Man. Dir. to Manner Colliery Co., Ltd.; Cons. Engr. to Denby Iron and Coal Co., Ltd., since 1915; Local Examiner to Home Office Min. Examination (Sheffield Centre ), since 1918; Pres. Mid. Branch National Assoc.; Colly. Manager since 1918; Vice-Pres. Nottingham Soc. Engrs. Address: The Manor House, Ilkeston. T. N.: 167 Ilkeston.
BISHOP, William George, M.I.Mech.E., Supt.. (Mech. ), S. Af. Rlys., Bloemfontein, O.R.C.
BISSETT, Crellyn Colgrave, B.A., B.Sc., B. Met., M.Inst.Met., Metallurgist; Tech. Manager, Fry's Metal Foundry. b. 1890; s. of late Francis William Bissett, Contractor, Sheffield and Birmingham. Ed. King Edward VII Sch., Sheffield. Training Sheffield University, Emmanuel Coll., Cambridge, Ackroyd Sch. Distinctions and Career: 1851, Ex. Research Sch.; B.A., Camb., by Research; B.Sc., London; B.Sc., 1st Hon. and B.Met., 1st Hon., Sheffield; Assoc. in Metallurgy, Sheffield; Mappin Medallist; City of Guilds Medallist; Inspector, NonFerrous Metals, A.I.D.; Tech. Manager, Fry's Metal Foundry since 1919. Address: Fry's Metal Foundry, Holland Street, Blackfriars, S.E.I. T. A.: " Frymetalas, Friars, London." T. N.: Hop 4720.
BISSETT, John, O.B.E., M.I.Mech.E., Textile Engr.; Director, Platt Brothers and Co., Ltd., Oldham, Lancashire; b. 1882; s. of Rev. G. A Bissett, Houndwood, Berwickshire. Ed. Rento.i Sch., Berwickshire; George Watson's Coll., Edinburgh; Merchiston Castle, Edinburgh. Training: Heriot Watt Coll., Edinburgh. App. with Bertrams, Ltd., St. Katherine's Works, Sciennes, Edinburgh; Bruce Peebles and Co., Ltd., Edinburgh, Drawing Office, ultimately Chief; British Westinghouse Co., Trafford Park, Manchester, Chief Draughtsman Elec. Machine Dept.,. Asst. to Sales Manager Engine Dept., and finally Representative for Elec. Work on Ships; Sec. and Engineering Manager of Manchester and District Armaments Output Committee for production of various munitions of war, 1915-19. Clubs: R.A.C., London; Albion, Oldham; Arts, Manchester. Address: Hartford Works, Oldham.
BJORNSTAD, Jorgen, M.I.Mech.E., M.I.E.E., Supt. Engr. to the Pulsometer Eng. Co., Ltd., London and Reading. b. 1868; s. of Capt. Ivor Bjornstad. Ed. Kathedral Skolen, Christiania. App. with Shipbuilders and General Engrs., Christiania; 1st Class Hons. Eng. and Chemistry, Tech. Coll., Christiania; designed, superintended, and started numerous works for Water Turbine Installations and Wood Pulp Factories; Leading Draughtsman, Easton, Anderson and Goolden, Ltd., London; then Chief Engr. and Works Manager, subsequently partner in firm; now as above; Inventor and Patentee Corliss Gear for Steam Engines, Pumps, etc.; designed and superintended Construction of Passenger Lifts for various London Tube Rlys., New Brighton Tower and Greenwich Footway Tunnel; designed Machinery for Pumping Plants, Govt. Docks, Gibraltar and Keyham; Waterworks of Allahabad, Benares, Jeypore, Rangoon, Cairo, Beyrouth, Antwerp, Buenos Aires Docks and Sewage Works, and many towns in England; Irrigation Pumping Station at Etsa, Soudan; also the Shields used in cutting the Blackwall Tunnel and. City and Waterloo Rly.; Machinery for manufacture of Cordite and Shallow Draft Sternwheel River Gunboats; intimately concerned with the introduction of highly superheated steam into this country. Address: Nine Elms Ironworks, Reading; (Private ), " Ashton," Tilehurst, Reading. T. A.: "Pulsorneter, Reading." T. N.: 583.
BLACK, John Cameron, Capt. (Royal 4Scots Grey s) , J.P M.I.Mar.E., M.N.A., Supt. Engr., Monarch Steamship Co., Ltd.; b. 1864; s. of Donald Cameron' Black. Ed. Blair Lodge, Stirlingshire. Training: Glasgow. Mem. Navy Records Soc., Mem. Soc. for Nautical Research, Chairman British Services Committee, The St. Andrew Soc. Clubs: Art, Glasgow; Northern Counties, Newcastle-on-Tyne, Conservative, Cardiff. Address: 45, West Nile Street, Glasgow. T. A. " Vernay, Glasgow." T. _V.: Central 8671, 8672, 8673.
BLACKALL, Alfred Thomas, M.Inst.C.E., First Pres. I.R.S.E., Signal and Telegraph Engr., G.W. Rly.; b. 1858; s. of Thomas Blackall, Former Signal Engr., G.W. Rly. Ed. Richmond House Sch., Reading. Training: With G. W. Rly. Trevethick Premium Inst.C.E. Career: In charge of Signalling on G.W. Rly. since 1897, and Telegraphs since 1903. Address: G.W. Rly., Reading. T. A.: "Blackall, G.W. Rly., Reading." T. N.: Reading 1281.
BLACKBURN, A. A., M.I.Mech.E., M.I.E.E., Gen. Man. and Engr., Huddersfield Corpn. Tramways, John William Street, Huddersfield.
BLACKBURN, Bernard Barton, M.Inst.Met., Man. Dir., Best and Lloyd, Ltd., Handsworth, Birmingham; b. 1874. Club: Clef Birmingham. Address: 32, Hinstock Road, Handsworth, Birmingham. T. N.: Northern 644, Birmingham.
BLACKBURN, Robert, O.B.E., Assoc.M. Inst.C.E., A.M.Mech.E., F.R.Ae.S., Man. Dir. of the Blackburn Aeroplane and Motor Co., Ltd.; b. 1885; s. of G. W. Blackburn. Ed. and Training: Leeds Boys' Moder. Sch. Leeds University and Germany. App. Thos. Green and Sons, Ltd.; worked in several large Eng. Firms in Germany; Aeronautical Training, Paris; Founder of present firm in 1909. Clubs: R.A.C., London; West Riding, Leeds. Address: Bowcliffe, Boston Spa, Yorks. T. A.: "Propellers, Leeds." T. N.: 1 Boston Spa.
BLACKBURN, Robert Herbert, Assoc.M. Inst.C.E., Civil Engineer, r, Beeches Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire; b. 1884; s. of S. Blackburn (d.), contractor, Bradford, Yorks. Ed. Belle Vue Higher Grade School, Bradford; Technical College, Bradford; and Manchester University. Junior Assistant to T. Barker and Son, Assoc.M.M.Inst.C.E., consulting and civil engineers, Bradford, and afterwards for io years their Chief Assistant, during which time many very large contracts were carried out with special reference to mill, factory and engineering works, including power plants. In March, 1914, entered the firm of Edward Wood and Co., Ltd., structural engineers, Ocean Ironworks, Manchester, as designer, and for 4 years was engaged on designs (many over L000 tons), for such works as National Shell Factories, Gun Shops, Erecting Shops for Tanks, Store Buildings of all descriptions, Forge Shops, Toluol Plants, Aeroplane Factories and Hangars, Chemical and Gas-Producer Works, Bunkers, Iron and Steel Works, also Sheds and Factories for France and structures for Harbour developments, etc., in all parts of the world. In April, 1918, was appointed Chief Structural Engineer to Herbert Morris, Ltd., Empress Works, Loughborough, with special reference to Electric Runways, and has since been engaged on large contracts for Government Departments and private firms for handling all kinds of materials inside the works and in transporter gear for dealing with material from canals and railways, also schemes for handling traffic at most of the biggest ports in England. Was a Member of the Society of Architects for a number of years; late student Royal Institute of British Architects. Lecturer in Building Construction, Structural Engineering and Geometry, City of Bradford Technical College, 1900-14; and Demonstrator in Surveying for many years; Lecturer in Structural Mechanics, Loughborough Coll., 1920-I.
BLACKETT, William Cuthbert, Col. C.B.E. (M. Div.), T.D D.L., LL.D., M.Sc., Min. Engr.; Man. Dir. and Min. Engr. to the Charlaw and Sacriston Collieries Co., Ltd.; Pres. of Inst. of Min. Engrs.; b. 1859; s. of Dr. W. C. Blackett, of Durham. Ed. Durham Sch. and University. Training: Collieries in Durham, South Wales and Yorkshire. Distinctions: Roy. Humane Soc. Silver Medal, Greenwell Medal, and Medal of Inst. of Min. Engrs. Career: Sinking, Coal Mining and Surface Erections; Experience in Recovery of Mines after Explosions; " Rescue " work for Collieries; Patentee (original) Underground Coalface Conveyors, Rope Sockets, Tipplers, Coal Washer, Screens, etc. Publ.: Vide " Transactions of Institution of Min. Engrs.," etc. Clubs: Conservative, London; Union, Newcastleon-Tyne; County, Durham. Address: Acorn Close, Sacriston ,near Durham. T.A.:"Sacriston." T.N.: 599 City, Newcastle-on-Tyne.
BLACKLOCK, George, M.Inst.C.E., Director, John Cochrane and Sons, 16, Alfred Place, West London, S.W.7. T. N.: 4740 Victoria. b. 1878. Ed. Cambridge, B.A. First Class Mechanical Science Tripos. Pupil and Assistant Engineer Sir J. Wolfe Barry and Partners. Professional Career: Resident Engineer on various contracts under H. H. Dalrymple Hay. Member of United University Club. War Services.—Shropshire Yeomanry, 1914-17, and Assistant Director of Docks, B.E.F., France, 1917-19.
BLACKMAN, Alfred S., M.I.Mech.E., M.I. E.E., Chief Elec. Engr. and Gen. Manager, Sunderland Corpn. Elec. Supply Dept. Address: Electricity Offices, Dunning Street, Sunderland.
BLACKWELL, Harold Alexandre., Metallurgist; Chairman and Man. Dir. of Geo. G. Blackwell, Sons and Co., Ltd., Blackwell Metallurgical Works, Ltd., The British Thermit Co., Ltd.; b. 1872; s. of (late) George Grove Blackwell. Ed. Private Schs. and in France. Career: Development of Metallurgical Industries in England, France and Italy, especially in the manufacture of Ferro-Tungsten and FerroAlloys generally. Clubs: R.A.C., London; Conservative, Liverpool. Address: The Albany, Liverpool. T. A.: "Blackwell, Liverpool." T. N.: 952 and 959.
BLAGDEN, Henry Robert Cecil, M.Inst.C.E., M.M ech.E., Waterworks and Civil Engr.; b. 1872; s. of Rev. Canon Henry Blagden. Ed. Charterhouse. Training: University Coll.,London; Pupil with Easton and Anderson, Erith, afterwards Outdoor Manager; Chief Engr., Alexandria Water Co., Egypt, 1900; re-designed and reconstructed Waterworks and installed new Machinery Filters, Settling Tanks, Reservoirs, etc., for dealing with 15 million gallons per day for population of half a million people, and costing £350,000; designed and carried out High Pressure Pumping Station, Alexandria, for dealing with cotton fires in connection with an extensive system of Automatic Sprinklers; Manager, then Man. Dir., of the Alexandria Water Co.; during the War carried out all Military Water Supplies, Reservoirs and Camp Installations in the Alexandria District; resigned in 192o to take up private practice in London. Paper for Inst. C.E. 1907 on " Supply of Potable Water to the town of Alexandria, Egypt." Club: Conservative, London. Address: 4, Lime Street, London, E.C.3. T. A.: "Blagden, London." T. N.: Avenue 5794.
BLAGRAVE, John William Borcherds, M.Mech.E., Loco. and Carr. Supt., Bhavnagar State Rly., Kathiawar, India.
BLAIKIE, John Rutherford, M.I.E.E., Electric Power and Tramways Engineer, 29, Stanley Street, Bedford; b. 1871. Ed. Newcastle-under-Lyme High School. Technical Training: Finsbury Technical College. Professional Career: Improver, Bath and Taunton Electricity Works; Chief Assistant, Bristol Electricity Department; Borough Electrical Engineer, Southwark. Resident Engineer during construction—Hastings, St. Leonard's and Bexhill Tramways; Tramway System, Porto Alegre, Brazil; Underground Cable System, The Uplands Estate, Victoria, B.C., Canada; New Power Station, Bedford Corpn. Paper before Inst. E.E., Ig2I—" Electric Supply: Present Conditions and the Hopkinson Principles." War Services.—Constructive works, electrical generation to meet war demands, Bedford.
BLAIR, Archibald, Mar. Engr.; Man. Dir., Aitchison, Blair, Ltd.; b. 1869; s. of Archibald Blair, Supt. Mar. Engr. Ed. Glasgow. Training: Tech. Coll., Glasgow. Address: 24, Park Gardens North, Broomhill, Glasgow. T. N.: (Private ), Western 3476 (Glasgow).
BLAIR, Atholl, M.B.E., M.I.N.A., M.I.Mar.E., M.Inst. Brit.F., Mar. and Mech. Engr.; Manager Engine Works, Harland and Wolff, Ltd., Belfast; b. 1886; s. of Sir Robert Blair, M.A., B.Sc., LL.D., London. Ed. George Watson's Coll., Edinburgh, and St. Andrew's Colt, Dublin. Training: City and Guilds Central Tech. Coll., South Kensington. Distinctions: Scholarship, Bd. of Education; Bronze Medal for Honours; Machine Constn. and Drawing. Pupil app. Harland and Wolff,' Belfast; Pupil City and Guilds Institute Central Tech. Coll.; Draughtsman, Asst. Manager, Engine Works; Boilershop and Foundry Manager; then Manager Engine Works, Harland and Wolff, Ltd. Read papers: " The Screw Propeller," C. and G. Inst. (Students), South Kensington; " The Electrical Propulsion of Ships," Belfast Assoc. of Engrs., 1910; " The Diesel Engine," Belfast Assoc. of Engrs., 1912.
BLAIR, George, B.Sc. (Glasgow), Assoc.M. Inst.C.E., Mechanical and Electrical Engineer, Dalnottar Hill, Old Kilpatrick; b. 1874. Ed. and Professional Training: Apprenticeship with Jas. Bennie and Sons, Glasgow. Education at Glasgow Royal Technical College and University of Glasgow. Professional Career: Assistant Professor of Prime Movers, Glasgow Technical College; Works Manager, Barr and Stroud, Glasgow; Works Manager, New Arrol-Johnston Car Co., Ltd.,. Paisley; Consulting Engineer and Lecturer on Engineering, Liverpool; Controller of Production, Singer Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Singer, Clydebank. Public Positions: President, Glasgow Univ. Engineering Society, 1916-20. War Services.—In charge of very extensive production of aeroplane and other munitions at works of Singer Manufacturing Co., Clydebank.
BLAKE, Andrew W., M.I.Mech.E., M.I.E.E., Engr. to Willesden U.D.C., Electricity Works, Salusbury Road, Kilburn, N.W.
BLAKE, F. J., R.D., R.N.R., M.I.Mar.E., Supt. Engr. to American Line, Canute Road, Southampton.
BLAKE, Henry Thomas, J.P.,M.I.Water E., Engr. and Manager Ross Waterworks. b. 1855; s. of William Blake. Ed. Palmerstone House Sch., Ross (early days British and Foreign). Career: Carried to completion the Water Scheme for the Town Water Supply of Ross, many Villages and Private Schemes in this and other Counties. Address: Rose Bank, Cantilupe Road, Ross, Herefordshire. T. A.: " Blake Waterworks, Ross."
BLAND, Fred, M.I.Mech.E., F.R.S.A., M.I. and S.I., Civil Engineer, Tramway Construction, 6, Kenbourne Road, Sheffield. T. N.: Sharrow 56. b. 1860. Ed. Private school. Training: In Steel trade. Career: Took charge of manufacture of Tramway Material (then a new Branch). Produced the first Tramway Points, developing into present Tramway Special Work. Now Director of Tramway Department of Edgar Allen and Co., Limited, Sheffield. Mem. Tramway and Light Rly. Assoc. (ex-Mem. of Council); Mem. B.E.S.A.;.F. Permanent Way Inst. Publ.: Paper, " Thirty Years of Tramway Practice," read in 1913 before the Tramways Association, Blackpool. Revised and read to Permanent Way Inst., York, 1918. and awarded Gold Medal. Papers also written for Tramway Journals. Club: Constitutional, London.
BLAND, John Parkinson, M.I.Mech.E., Chief Eng., " The Times," 2, Printing House Square, E.C.4.
BLANE, Robert, Mem.S.Af. Assoc. of Engrs., Training with Boyd, Gilmour and Co., of Kilmarnock and Maryport; Joint Founder, with William Blane, 50 .of Blane and Co., Ltd., Engrs. and Contractors, of Johannesburg, S. Af., now Senior Partner and Man. Dir. Member of the Rand Club. Address: P.O. Box 435. Cables: " Meteor, Johannesburg." War Services.—Built the Explosives Factory at Watford, and was General Manager of it during the whole period of the war.
BLANE, William, C.B.E., M.I.Mech.E., M.I.Min.E.. Mining and Mechanical Engineer, Thruxton, Andover, Hants. Training in Mining and Mechanical Engineering with Boyd Gilmour and Co., of Kilmarnock and Maryport. 1889-94—Chief Engineer, General Manager and Consulting Engineer aor various Mines and Companies in South Africa. 1894-1904—Joint Founder and Managing Director of Blane and Co., Ltd. 19o4-7—In private practice in Johannesburg. 1907-14—Wrote for various technical papers and reviews and acted as Special Commissioner for the " Engineer " in many countries. In 1901 inspected most of the mines in Queensland and advised the Government on methods of working. Publications: Articles and papers on Engineering and Economics, " Lays of Life and Hope," " The Silent Land," " A Ballad of Men." Member of the Savage Club. Represents Blane and Co„ Ltd., in London. T..N.: Avenue 1701. War Services.-1915-17—In charge of War Office Contracts Office in Sheffield. 1917-9—Assistant Director of Army Contracts in War Office, London, in charge of D.C.I. War Office Representative on Petroleum Products Committee; Member of Army Contracts Board; Member of Surveyor General of Supplies' Establishment Committee, etc.
BLEVIN, Wilfrid N., M.1.M a r E , Res. Engr, P. and 0. S. N. Co., Aden.
BLIZARD, John Henry, M In st.C.E., M.Cons. E., Member of the firm of Lemon and Blizard, Cons. Engrs., 7, Victoria Street, S.W.I. Private Address: Lansdowne House, Castle Lane, Southampton.
BLOCKSIDGE, Ernest Walter, M.I.N.A., Member Soc. N.A. and M.E., Naval Arch.; Ship Surveyor to Lloyd's Register of Shipping; b. 1875; s. of Rev. W. W. Blocksidge. Ed. Rochester Mathematical Sch. Training: Royal Dockyard, Chatham; Armstrong Coll. App. in Royal Dockyard, Chatham; Draughtsman on the Staff of the Director of Naval Construction, Admiralty; Admiralty Overseer on the Construction of Warships and the Inspection of Ship Material; Lecturer on Naval Architecture under the Durham Higher Education Committee; Ship Surveyor to the B.O.T.; Ship Surveyor to Lloyd's Register of Shipping in the United States of America, and on the Staff of the Chief Ship Surveyor, London. Publ.: " Ships' Boats: Their Qualities, Construction, Equipment and Launching Appliances." Address: 71, Fenchurch Street, London, E.C.3.
BLOOMER, Bertram, Capt. R.E., A.M.I. Mech.E., Military, Mech., Gas and Automobile Engr.; Tank Engr.; b. 1888; s. of Samuel Bloomer. Ed. King Edward's Grammar Sch., Camp Hill, Birmingham. Training: Birmingham Tech. Sch. Career: Mangr. B.S.A. Repair Dept., Motor Dept.; Mangr., Regent Garage, Leamington Spa. Gen. Automobile Eng.; Workshop Officer, 15th Ammunition Sub-Park, B.E.F., France; passed Practical and Theoretical Examination, G.H.Q., 1915, and gazetted Workshop Officer; Tank Engr., 1916 to date; Engr. to the Tanks from first use, in command of Workshops 5 in the Field; mentioned in Dispatches. Address: " Beau-Doon," West Lulworth, Dorset. T. A.: " Bloomer. West Lulworth." T. N.: Wareham, 2o.
BLOOR, F. R., Major, M.B.E., M.C., Mechanical Engineer, Sir C. R. McGrigor, Bart., and Co., 39, Panton Street, Haymarket, London, S.W.; b. 1885. Ed. Secondary School, Royal Dockyard School, Royal College of Science and University of London (East London College), Whitworth Exhibition (1906), A.M. I.Mech.E. , 1914. goo-6 — Apprenticeship, Royal Dockyard, Chatham (Engineering Department). Six months as Draughtsman. 1906-8 —Royal College of Science. 1908-9—East London College, University of London. 1910-2— Experimental Engineering, London and Birmingham. 1912-4—Designing Automatic Machinery for Cadbury Bros., Ltd., Bournville, Birmingham. 1915-20 —Inspector of Ordnance Machinery; Major and Inspector of Ordnance Machinery First Class, since September, 1918. War Services.—Commissioned February, 1915; French front, August, 1915; Macedonia, November, 1915, to December, 1918; South Russia, December, 1918, to June, 1920; Constantinople, August, 1920, and at present time. Mentioned in dispatches, 1917. Member of Order of British Empire, 1918; Military Cross, January, 1919; Serbian Order of White Eagle, Fourth Class, September, 1919.
BLOOR, Harold Edgar, B.Sc., B.Eng., Gas Engr.; Engr., Manager and Secretary, York Gas Co.; Engr., Filey U.D.C. Gas and Water Depts.; b. 1882; s. of Henry Bloor, J.P. Training: Liverpool University Coll. Eng. Faculty; articled pupil of T. 0. Paterson, M.I.C.E.. Asst. Engr. Birkenhead Gas Dept.; Engr. and Manager, Carlisle Corpn. Gas Dept., 1909-13;, as above since 1913. Club: St. Stephen's, Westminster. Address: 2, St. James' Terrace, Clifton, York. T. A.: See T. N. T. N.: 1177 Ycirk.
BLOYD, Francis George, F.S.E. (P. Pres.), Engrs. Office, S.E. and C. Rly., London Bridge Station, S.E.
BLUETT, E. J. H., A.M.I.E.E., Electrical Engineer, Bryher, Sunninghill, Ascot. T. A.: " Bluett, Sunninghill." T. N.: Ascot 253. Professional Training with Veale and Co., General Engineers, St. Austell; Handcock and Dykes, Consulting Engineers, 11, Victoria Street, S.W. (Do years). Professional Career: Electrical Engineer for McMurray's Royal Paper Mills, The London and County Printing Works, and The Felling Urban District Council. Electrical Engineer and Manager, Ascot District Gas and Electricity Co. Partner, John Drake and Co., Elec. Engrs., Sunningdale.War Services.—Lieutenant R.A.F.
BLUNDELL, Harry, Chief Engineer, Great Central Railway, Marylebone Station, London, N.W.r. T. A.: "Blundell, Marylebone Station, London." T. N.: Paddington 6800. Professional Training in Civil Engineering Department of North Staffordshire Railway. Appointed Chief Draughtsman in Civil Engineering Department of Great Central (then M.S. and L.) Railway in 1890, District Engineer.1897, Assistant Engineer 1900. Appointed Chief Engineer, Cheshire Lines Committee, 1902, and Chief Engineer, Great Central Railway, 1917.
BOEDDICKER, Gustav Adolf, Vice-Pres. Inst.Met., Metallurgist and Chemist; Man. Dir., Henry Wiggin and Co., Ltd.; Birmingham; Director, Muntz' Metal Co., Ltd.. b. 185o; s. of J. Boeddicker, M.D. Ed. High Sch., Iserlohn. Training: Sch. of Mines, Berlin. Address: Wiggin Street Works, Birmingham. T. N.: Edgbaston 634.
BOEX, George, B.Sc., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., F.In st.P., M.Inst.Met., Electro-Chemical Engr.; Asst. Manager, British Aluminium Co., Ltd., Kinlochleven, Argyll. Ed. Privately. Training: King's Coll., London. Career: Electro-Chemical° work in France and Great Britain; Elec. work in Switzerland and Spain. Address: Kinlochleven, Argo 11.
BOHLE, Hermann, F.R.S. (S.A.), M.I.E.E., Prof. of Electrotechnis, University of Cape Town; b. 1876; s. of F. W. Bohle. Ed. Oberrealschule, Hagen, Westphalia. Training: Royal Eng. Inst. at Hagen in Westphalia. App. with Schuckert and Co., Nuremberg; Designer with W. Canning and Co., Birmingham; Chief Designer, Wallsall Elec. Co., Ltd., Walsall; Lecturer, Birmingham Municipal Tech. Sch.; Chief Lecturer, City of Bradford Tech. Coll.; Prof. at University of Cape Town; Cons. Engr. to Municipalities of Stellenbosch, Worcester, Caledon; designed and supervised Erection of Power Stations and Networks and Transmission Lines at these places (Diesel Engines, Steam, HydroElectric, Suction Gas). Publ.: " Transformers," in collaboration with Prof. D. Robertson, Bristol; Electrical Photometry and Illumination," both by Ch. Griffin and Co., London. Address: Gladsheim, Forest Road, Orangezicht, Cape Town.
BOLSOVER, George Rowland, Assoc.Met., Metallurgical Engineer, 31, Rossington Road, Sheffield. T. N.: 3230 Sheffield. b. 1890. Ed. and Professional Training: Newton's School, Leicester; Pupil, Yorkshire Testing Works, Sheffield; Metallurgical Course, Sheffield University. Professional Career: Five years Metallurgist and Chemist, Hy. Bessemer and Co., Ltd., Sheffield, and Post-Graduate Research, Sheffield University; Metallurgist and Chief Assistant to Brown-Firth Research Laboratories, Sheffield, 1916 to present. Awarded Carnegie Research Scholarship, Iron and Steel Institute, 1916. Publications: Author of papers to various Technical Societies. Public Positions: Hon. Secretary to Sheffield Association of Metallurgists and Metallurgical Chemists from formation in 1917 to present.
BOLTON, Alexander Joseph, M.Inst.C.E., Retired Chief Engineer, late Indian Navy, The Cedars, 84, Wells Road, Bath; b. 1836. Ed. at Crewe, Cheshire. Apprentice with George Forrester and Co. as Millwright, Engineer and Draughtsman, 1852-7. Proceeded to U.S.A., working at his profession at New York, Hartford, Connecticut, and Philadelphia, 1857-8; 1858 at works of Jas. Watt and Co., engineers, Birmingham. In 1859 appointed Engineer for the Indian Navy; 1852 promoted Chief Engineer. During his service employed in the Government Dockyard, Kidderpore, Calcutta, as Head Draughtsman, and Chief Engineer of the Ferooz and Teresserim. November 19, 1879, retired on pension. January, 1880, appointed Superintendent Engineer-in-Charge of the Indian General Steam Navigation Company's Yard at Raja Bagau, near Calcutta, for the construction and repairs of the Company's fleet. January, 1882, appointed Superintendent Engineer of the Head Yard, also appointed by Government of. Bengal Examiner to the Board of Trade for Certified Engineers and Native Drivers. Retired finally August 26, 1892, having held position of Superintendent Engineer and Examiner for twelve years and served the Government of India nineteen years. Started business as Engineer and Contractor, Calcutta, October, 1892, undertaking structural work for P.W.D., Government of Nepal, Tea Gardens and Jute Mills, and ' works for the general public. 1901—retired from business. While Superintendent Engineer to the Indian General Steam Navigation Co., Ltd., was personally responsible for construction of fifty-four flats of a carrying capacity of from 500 to i,000 tons each, thirty-six steamers and eight canal barges; constructed two Iron Pontoons. for Dacca and Mymensingh State Railway; constructed an iron telegraph boat for laying cables in rivers for Government Telegraph Department, etc. 1885—Laid down at Raja Bagau the Company's. lower yard, makers of Leith patent slipway with steam hauling gear. Also at Raja Bagau constructed a mud dock to accommodate two inland, vessels.
BOLTON, David Colfox, M.Inst.Met., Mech. Eng.; Local Director, Thomas Bolton and Sons, Ltd.; b. 1890; s. of Thomas Bolton. Ed. Abbotsholme Sch. Training: University of Birmingham. Career: Responsible for building and equipment of Brass and Bronze Extrusion, Rolling, and Wire-drawing Mills, and the design of various furnaces, of Thos. Bolton and Sons, Ltd., Froghall, Staffs, during the recent War; and in 1920 for their new Diamond Die Manufacturing Works at Park-stone, Dorset; holds patents for " Bright Annealing' Furnace," and " Petrol Turbine." Club: R.A.C., London. Address: Strathearn, Suffolk Road, South,. Bournemouth.
BOLTON, Edward John, A.M.I.Mech.E.,. M.Inst.Met., F.R.Met.S., Mechanical Engineer, Froghall, North Staffs. T. A.: " Batons, Froghall." T. N.: 24 Cheadle, Staffs. b. 1887. Ed. University of Birmingham, 1904-7. Professional Career: Appointed, 1909, Manager of the Birmingham Works. of Thomas Bolton and Sons, Ltd., Copper Smelters. and Metal Manufacturers, and in 1912, Local Director of the Oakamoor and Froghall Works of the same Company. Publications: Paper on the Manufacture of Brass Wire, read before the Graduates' Associations of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Member of Junior Army and Navy Club, S.W.I. and R.A.C.
BOLTON, Frederick, M.Inst.C.E., M.I.E.E., Private Practice. Office: 76, Petty France, Westminster, S.W.I. Private Address: 15, Carlisle Mansions, Carlisle Place, S.W.I. T. A A.: " Hydricity, Vic., London." T. N.: Office—Vic. 7320; Private-Vic. 4610. b. 1875; m. Phyllis Margaret Lauria, 1914. Ed. City of London School. Professional' Training: Central Technical College, South Kensington. Apprenticeship, Sir A. F. Yarrow and Co. Professional Career: Resident Engineer, L.C.C. Tram-. ways; G.W.R. (suburban lines) Electrification; Kinlochleven Hydro-Electric Installation, etc. Chief' Works: Managing Engineer on Construction, theVictoria Falls and Transvaal Power Co., Ltd.. Johannesburg, S. Af.; Elec. Adviser to F.M.S. Govt.. Publ.: Hydro-Electric Plant in the British Aluminium Co's. Factory at Kinlochleven " (Proceedings of the Inst. of Civil Engrs. ). War Services.—Chief Engineer, Propellant Section, Explosive Supplies, Ministry of Munitions. Chief 'Civil Engineer to Directorate of Engineering Work, Admiralty.
BOLTON, Richard Edmund Cornforth, Engineer Captain R.I.M., D.S.O., O.B.E., The 'Cedars, 84, Wells Road, Bath; b. 1872 at Calcutta; s. of Alexander J. Bolton, M.Inst.C.E. Ed. at St. John's College, Luton. Served apprenticeship with John and James Thompson, Engineers, of Paisley, and Bow and McLaughlin, Engineers, of Glasgow. 1893— Appointed Assistant Engineer by Secretary of State for India to the Royal Indian Marine, and as such posted to various ships of the Marine. 1903-Appointed Engineer, Yard Craft Viceroy's Yacht Establishment, and Engineer of the Factory, Kidderpore Dockyard, Calcutta. 1911—Took charge of the Royal Indian Marine "Dalhousie " as Chief Engineer. 1914—On breaking out of war his services were transferred to British East Africa, to take charge of workshops at Killindini under Admiralty instructions. After occupation of the German East Coast by the British, directed to open out workshops as required at Coastal Ports, and on the occupation of Dares Salaam, appointed Engineer of the late Imperial German Dockyard, which had been seriously damaged by the Germans before leaving for the interior. The machinery and plant was put into working order and made efficient by the termination of the war. Now returning to Calcutta as Inspector of Machinery, Royal Indian Marine Dockyard and President of the Board of Examiners for Engineers' Certificates. Awarded the D.S.O. and O.B.E. for services rendered.
BOND, A. J., M Inst.Gas E. (District Member of Council). Address: Gas Works, Aberavon, Port Talbot.
BOND, Frederick A., M.I.Mech.E., M.I.E.E., Chief Elec. Engr., Battersea Borough Council. Address: 118, Nightingale Lane, Wandsworth Common, S.W.
BOND, George Creswell, F.G.S., Assoc.M.Inst..0.E., M.M ech.E M.I.Min.E.'(for many years Member of Council of Min. Assoc. of Great Britain), Civil and Min. Engr.; b. 1862; s. of Richard Banks Bond, Min. Engr. Ed. Nottingham and Bedford. Training: Offices and Works of George Hickman Bond, and George Bond, M.I.C.E. Asst. Manager and Engr. of many Mines and Quarries in Lincolnshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire and Warwickshire and other counties; now Dir. Man. and Engr. Clubs: Nottingham Constitutional and Leicester Constitutional. Address: 12, Regent Street, Nottingham. T. A.: " Bonds." T. N.: 441.
BOND, Walter G. A., A.I.E.E., General Manager, Birmingham and Midland Tramways Joint Committee; Halesowen Lighting and Traction Co., Ltd.; Member of British Elec. Federation, Ltd. Address: 1, Yateley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham.
BONE, Howard, Engr.-Rear-Admiral, C.B., Manager, Eng. Dept., Portsmouth Dockyard; b. 1869; s. of S. S. Bone. Ed. Battersea Grammar Sch. Training: Portsmouth Dockyard and R.N. Coll., Greenwich. Career: Served at sea in H.M. ships; charge of Drawing Office, Chatham Dockyard; Asst. to Chief Engr., Portsmouth, Devonport, Malta 41 and Chatham Dockyards; Asst. Engr. at Admiralty; Chief Engr. of Haulbowline Dockyard; Engr.Officer on stag of Admiral Sir John Jellicoe on board H.M.S. " Iron Duke," 1914-16. Club: R.N., Portsmouth. Address: H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth. T. N.: "Engineering, Portsmouth." T. N. 240 Dockyard, Portsmouth.
BONE, Professor William Arthur, D.Sc., Ph.D., F.R.S., Chemical and Fuel Technology Engineer, Imperial College of Science and Technology, London. T. A.: " c/o Scientist, Southkens, London." T. N.: 5656 Kensington. b. 1871; s. of Christopher and Mary Elizabeth Bone, of Stockton-on-Tees; m. ) Kate, d. of Richard Hind, J.P., of Stockton-on-Tees, and (2) Mabel Isabel, d. of J. G. Liddiard, C.E., of Swindon, Wilts. Ed. Friend's School, Ackworth; Middlesbrough High School; Stockton Grammar School; Leys School, Cambridge; Owens College (Manchester University); Heidelburg University. Professional Career: Head of Chemical Department, Battersea Polytechnic, 1896-8; Lecturer in Chemistry and Metallurgy, Manchester University, 1898-1906; Livesey Professor of Fuel and Gas Industries, University of Leeds, 1906-12; Chief Professor of Chemical Technology, Imperial College of Science and Technology, 1912 to date. Chief Works: Inventor of the " Bonecourt " System of Incandescent Surface Combustion. Associated with the late T. C. Hutchinson of the Skinningrove Iron Co., Ltd., in investigations for the promotion of fuel economy in the manufacture of iron and steel. Also discovered a new process for bituminizing brown coals and lignites as a means of improving their steam-raising values. Publications: Numerous scientific and technical memoirs on fuel economy, flame, combustion, the chemistry and carbonization of coal and its conservation, producer gas, radiometry, etc., and in the domain of organic chemistry. Also " Coal and its Scientific Uses " (Longmans, Green and Co., 1918). Public Positions: President of Section B of the British Association (1915); Chairman of the British Association Fuel Economy Committee (191 c21); and of the Federation of British Industries Fuel Economy Committee (1920); Member of the Coal Conservation Committee (1916-18); Consultant to the Fuel Research Bd. (1917-18 ). War Services.—Carried out various investigations and researches on chemical and fuel problems connected with the war. Also trained skilled chemists for munition factories, and the like.
BONNOR, Gustavus Ferdinand, M.Inst.C.E., M.I.E.E., M.I.Min.E., 25, Earl's Court Square, London, S.W.S. T. A.: " c/o Edraxams, Earls, London." T. N.: 3941 Kensington. b. 1867. Ed. Public School. Technical Training: Apprenticeship with J. and H. Gwynne, Hammersmith, London. Amongst other appointments has held the City Electrical Engineerships of Manchester and Bath, and as Chief Engineer to the Bath Electric Light Co. and S.E. Kent Electric Power Co. Acted as Consulting Engineer to the Cities of Manchester, Salford, Winchester, etc., and also the various colliery groups in Kent. Publ.: Papers read before the Institution of Civil Engineers, Manchester Association of Engineers and the Insurance Institute. War Services.—Installing large Diesel and gas engines in Munition Works, acting as Works Manager for the manufacture of howitzer gun carriages, gun parts, tank and tractor engines, etc.
BOON, Wilfred L., M.I.Mech.E., Mechanical Engineer, Nashdom, Prestwich, Manchester; b. 1885. Ed. Manchester and Bolton, Lancs, Schools of Technology. Professional Career: Engineering training received at J. Musgrave and Sons, Ltd., Bolton; 4 years as Engineer to a group of J. and P. Coats' mills in Russia; 7 years as Chief Engineer to the same firm for the whole of Russia. Clubs: Institute of Mechanical Engineers, and British, Russia Club, 32, Bishopsgate, E.C.2. War Services.—One year as Russian Interpreter for Engineers with the British Military Mission, Siberia.
BOOT, Horace, M.I.Mech.E., M.I.E.E. , Consulting Engineer, 7, Victoria Street, Westminster, S.W.1. T. A. r " Boot, 7, Victoria Street." T. N.: Victoria 8438. b. 1873. Ed. Public School and Technical College. Apprenticeship with Johnson and Phillips, Ltd., also John Penns, Ltd., Marine Engineers. Career: Borough Electrical Engineer of Tunbridge Wells; acted as Consulting Engineer to Tunbridge Wells, Maidstone, Camberwell, Learning' ton, etc.; also acts for British Oil and Cake Mills, Distillers Co., Ltd., several paper mills, sugar factories, dye works, cement works and brick works; Vice-Chairman and Tech. Director of Eastwoods, Ltd. Founder of the firm of Horace Boot and Partners in 1910. Publ.: Several on scientific matters; " Power Stations and Boilers." Public Positions: " Cutler." Club: R. A. C. War Services.—Opening up of Lead and Zinc Mines for the Department of Mineral Resources, and several Munition Works.
BOOT, James Noel, M.I.Mech.E., M.J.Inst.E. (past Chairman ). Address: 104, Woodwarde Road, East Dulwich, S.E.
BOOTE, Edgar Middleton, Automobile and Metallurgical Engineer, Martino's Treating and Testing Works, Ltd., Sandy Lane, Coventry. T. A.: " Quenching, Coventry." T. N.: Coventry 845. b. 1883. Ed. Central Higher School, Sheffield; University of Sheffield (Associate in Metallurgy ). Professional Career: Engineering Shops, Charles Cammell and Co., Ltd., Sheffield; Laboratory and Steel Making Department, Steel, Peech and Tozer, Ltd., Sheffield; Chief Chemist and Crucible Steel Maker, Samuel Osborn and Co., Ltd., Clyde Steel Works, Sheffield; Chief Chemist and Metallurgical Engineer, The London General Omnibus Co., Ltd., London; Manager and Metallurgist, Martino's Treating and Testing Works, Ltd., Sandy Lane, Coventry. Chief Works: Specification of and control and inspection of all materials of construction of L.G.O.C. buses and A.E.C. lorries. Chemical and Metallurgical work in connection with Automobile Construction, Foundry, Heat Treatment and Testing Departments. Extensive research in engine fuels, composition of exhaust gases, etc. Public Positions: Past Lecturer on " The Testing of Materials of Construction " at the Sir John Cass Technical Institute, London, E. Member of many Technical Societies. Clubs: Coventry and County. War Services.—Assistant and Manager in munitions manufacture; heat treatment and testing,— gun breech rings, howitzer barrels, aeroplane and engine parts.
BOOTH, Harris, B.A. , Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., F.R.Ae.S., Aeronautical Engr., c/o The Commercial Aeroplane Wing Syndicate, 3o, Norfolk Street, W.C.2. b. 1884. Ed. Dulwich Coll.; Trinity Coll., Cambridge (Mathematical and Mechanical Sciences Triposes ); Royal Carriage Department, Woolwich Arsenal. Junior Assistant in Aeronautics Division, National' Physical Laboratory; Assistant to Alec Ogilvie, Eastchurch; Technical Assistant to Air Department, Admiralty, during the whole period of the existence of that office; Technical Adviser to Blackburn Aeroplane and Motor Co., Leeds; now Tech. Adviser to the Commercial Aeroplane Wing Syndicate. Chief Works: "No. L000 " Seaplane; " A.D. Boat " Flying Boat (in collaboration with others); " Plackburn " Aeroplane. Publ.: " Aeroplane Performance Calculations " (Chapman and Hall ). War Services.—With Air Department and Blackburn Aeroplane Co.
BOOTH, William Newton, 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, I910; 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.
BOOTHBY, Basil Tanfield Beridge, C.E., Engineer-in-Chief, Canton-Kowibon Railway, Canton, China; b. 1873; youngest s. of late Rev. Evelyn Boothby; m. Katharine, d. of. late Major F. B. Knox. Ed. King's School, Canterbury, and Engineer's Office, G.N. Railway, King's Cross. Pupil of Richard Johnson, M.Inst.C.E., Chief Engineer G.N. Railway. Assistant Engineer, Uganda Railway; Chief of Way and Works, Transandine Railway; Assistant Engineer and Executive Engineer, Shanghai-Nanking Railway, China; Senior District Engineer, Canton-Kowloon Railway,. China; Senior District Engineer, Canton-Hankow Railway, China. Chief Works: Construction of Bridges over East River Delta, Canton-Kowloon Railway. Publications: Minutes of Proceedings, Institution of Civil Engineers, " The Bridges of the East River Delta," Telford Premium. Club: Sports. War Services.—Served in France and Flanders, 1916-19; 2nd-Lieutenant, Royal Engineers. and Captain Commanding 111 th Railway Coy., Royal Engineers; Major Commanding No. 6 Railway Reconnaissance and Survey Section, Royal Engineers. Twice mentioned in Dispatches.
BOSTOCK, Francis John, M.I.Mech.E., M.I.A.E.,M. and S., Mech. and Automobile Engr.; Partner, Bostock and Bramley; b. 1882. Ed. Bablake Coll., Coventry. Distinctions: Queen's Prize and King's Prize for Advanced and Hons. Stages respectively of Machine Construction and Design. Career: Shop experience with Ashwell and Nesbit, Ltd.; Willans, Robinson, Ltd.; Wolseley Motors, Ltd. Humber, Ltd.; Lorraine de Detrich et Cie. Feb., 1911, joined David Brown and Sons, Ltd., of Huddersfield, as Asst. Works Manager; afterwards Works Manager, and in 1920 Manager; responsible for developments of special problems connected with gearing; formed partnership with Capt. S. Bramley Moore, in Jan. 1921, as Power Transmission Engrs., etc. Address Netherton, Huddersfield. T. A.: " Bramley, Netherton, Huddersfield." T. N.: Honley 89.
BOSWORTH SMITH, Percy, A.R.S.M., F.G.S., M.Inst.M.M., M.Am er.I.Min.E., etc., Geologist and Min. Engr.; b. 1862. Ed. Chatham House, Ramsgate, Kent. Training: R.S.M., London. Bessemer Medallist. Career: Mineralogist to Government of Madras, 1885-89; Manager, Tank Mine on Kolar Gold Field, and many other mines in India; Supt., Kolar Gold Field Prospecting Dept.; Cons. Engr. and Geologist in India and Burma to John Taylor and Sons, London. Pub/.: " The Kolar Gold Field and its Southern Extension " (Government Press, Madras). Clubs: Authors', London; Madras Club, Madras. Address: Oorgaum, P.O., South India; Henry S. King and Co., London. T. A.: "Basrelief, Oorgaum."
BOTLEY, C. F., M.Inst.Gas.E. (District Member of Council), Gas Works, Hastings.
BOTTOMLEY, James Thomson, M.A., Hon. LL.D.,D. Sc., F.R.S., F.R.S.E., F.C.S., M.I.E.E., Cons. Elec. Engr.; Chairman and a Man. Dir. of Kelvin, Bottomley and Baird, Ltd.; b. 1845; s. of William Bottomley, J.P. Ed. Public Sch. Trinity; Coll., Dublin; Queen's University in Ireland. Distinctions: Gold Medals at Degrees. Publ.: Dynamics, Hydrostatics, Mathematical Tables. Clubs: Athenum, British Empire, R.A.C., Western, Glasgow. Address: 13, University Gardens, Glasgow; Netherhall, Largs, Ayrshire.
BOUGHTON, Robert Vincent, Architect and Structural Engineer (Author as R. Vincent Boughton and R.V.B. ), 39, Thornton Avenue, Streatham Hill, S.W.2, b. 1886. Technically trained at West Norwood Technical Institute and L.C.C. School of Building, Brixton. Works include the design of general planning and structural details of more than 125 buildings and engineering works that cost over £2,000,000, including 45 of the garages of the London General Omnibus Co., Ltd.; the works of the Associated Equipment Co., Walthamstow; a few of the factory buildings at Royal Naval Cordite Factory, Wareham, Dorset; paravane factory buildings at Lyness, Orkneys, and much structural reinforced concrete and other work in various parts of United Kingdom. Five years as Assistant to Flew and Co., Contractors, West Kensington; si years as Chief Constructional Engineer to London General Omnibus Co., Ltd., Works Department; 3i years as Architect and Quantity Engineer to Topham, Jones and Railton, Ltd., Engineers and Public Works Contractors, on £1,200,000 contract for Royal Naval Cordite Factory, Wareham, Dorset, and also Assistant Works Manager to same firm in Orkneys; 2 years Estimator and Quantity Engineer to W. Alban Richards and Co., Ltd., Engineers and Contractors, 19, St. James's Street, S.W.i; lately Manager to Royce Cook Construction Co., Ltd.; now in private practice. Tech. Author, since 1908, to " Building World " (Cassell and Co. ), and other publications; over 24o articles and 2,200 answers to tech. queries by subscribers on construction, eng., reinforced concrete and economics of construction; including " Economics of Factory Construction," " Economics of House Construction," " The Slide Rule Illustrated and Explained," " The Building Acts Illustrated and Explained," etc. Holder of 23 Certificates (Bd. of Education and City and Guilds of London Inst. ), including many Hons. Grade and Exhibitions in Sc. and Technology, etc.
BOULNOIS, H. Percy, M.Inst.C.E., F.R.San.I., F.I.S.E., etc., Municipal Engineer, 34, Evelyn Mansions, Carlisle Place, London, S.W.I. T. N.: 2387 Vic. b. 1846. Ed. Pocklington Grammar School, and King's College, London. Professional Career: Articled to the late Sir Joseph Bazalgette, Chief Engineer of the Metropolitan Board of Works. Assistant Engineer on the La Vendee Railway (France); District Engineer, Jamaica; City Surveyor, Exeter; Borough Engineer, Portsmouth; City Engineer, Liverpool; Deputy Chief Engineering Inspector, Local Government Board; Private Practice. Public Positions: Chairman of Council of the Roads Improvement Assoc.; Past Pres. and on the Council of the Inst., M. and C.E.; Past Pres. of the Liverpool Eng. Soc.; Past Pres. of the N. W. San. Inspectors Assoc.; Mem. of Com. R. A. C.; Mem. of the Leander R. C. Chief Works: Sewerage, water supply, refuse destructors, roads, bridges and all works usually devolving on a Municipal Engineer. Publications: " Municipal and Sanitary Engineers Handbook," " Housing of the Working Classes," " Practical Hints on Taking a House," " Glossary of Road Terms," " Modern Roads," " Reminiscences of a Municipal Engineer," and numerous pamphlets and other publications.
BOUND, Arthur Frank, M.I.Mech.E., Signal Supt., G.C. Rly., Guide Bridge Station, Manchester.
BOURNE, T. J., C.B.E., M.Inst.C.E., Engineerin-Chief, Pu-Sin Railway, China, Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank, London and Shanghai. T. N.: 6634 Avenue, London. b. 1864. s. of Rev. S. W. Bourne, B.A.; m. Edith Mary Bridges. Ed. St. Edward's School, Canterbury. Professional Career: Whitworth Exhibition; at Steel's, Greenock; Hick Hargreaves, Bolton; at sea 6 months; " Vulcan " Works, Stettin; Formosan Government Railways, Assistant Engineer; Peking-Moukden Railway, Resident Engineer; Tientsin-Pukow Railway, District Engineer; Pekin Syndicate Railway, Charge of Construction; Pu-Sin Railway, Engineerin-Chief. Chief Works: Construction of above Railways and of Huai River Bridge. Publications: Articles to " Engineering," etc. Member of Royal. Societies Club. War Services.—Munitions. In charge for WarOffice of recruitment of Chinese Labour Corps. (92,000 men).
BOVING, Jens Orten, Cons. Hydro-Elec. Engr., and Director of Cos.; b. 1873; s. of P. A. Boving and Lida Wengel. Ed. Malmo. Training: Tech. University, Stockholm. Career: Responsible for a. large number of water-power plants, pulp mills and pumping plants in all parts of the world. Publ.: " Water-power Plant," " Mech. Wood-pulp Mills." Clubs: British Empire, R.A.C. Address: 46, Kingsway, London, W.C.2. T. A.: " Jenorten, London." T. N.: Holborn 6420, 339.
BOWDEN, Arthur Charles, M.I.Mar.E., Manager, Alcock, Ashdown and Co., Engrs. and Shipbuilders, Bombay; b. 1871; s. of late James Thomas Bowden, Devonport, Devon. Ed. Stoke High Sch., Devonport, Devon. Training: Keyham Royal Naval Dockyard, Devon. Hons. in Steam, Applied Mechanics, Machine Construction. Career: Chief Draughtsman, Royal Indian Marine Dockyard, Bombay; acted Lloyd's Surveyor, Port of Bombay, 1919. Author of " Bowden's A.B.C. Book of India," " History of the Royal Indian Marine."
BOWDEN, Hy. W., M.Inst.C.E., M.I.E.E., Cons. Engr., South Metropolitan Electric Light and Power Co., Ltd.; Director and Advisory Engr., Woking Electric Supply Co., Ltd.; Cons. Engr., West Kent Electric Co., Ltd. Address: 12, York Bldgs., Adelphi, Strand, London, W.C.
BOWDEN, John Horace, M.I.Mech.E., M.I.E.E., Electrical and Mechanical Engineer, ioi, Eltham Road, Lee, S.E.12. T. N.: 1427 Lee Green. b. October, 1875. Ed. Bloxham School, Victoria University. Professional Training: 7 years' apprenticeship Great Central Railway. Professional Career: Assistant Engineer, Great Central Railway; 3 years Resident Engineer, Brompton and Kensington Electricity Supply; 3+ years Generation Engineer, S. Metropolitan Electricity Supply; 15 years General Manager and Chief Engineer, Poplar Electricity Works, Glaucus Street, Bromley-by-Bow, E.3. Chief Works: Very considerable extensions amounting to over £250,000 in all three Electrical Stations, more especially at Poplar, laying down complete new system (extra High Tension). Publications: Numerous papers read before I.M.E.A. and other Societies. Member of Carlyle Club and R.A.C. War Services.—Assistant Engineer, Metropolitan Munitions; R.A.C. Motor Transport; Special Constable.
BOWDEN, John Richard Jesse, Assoc.M. Inst.C.E., A.M.I.E.E., A.C.G.I., Electrical Engineer, 12, Springfield Gardens, Clapton, London, E.5. T. N.: Dalston 2943. Deputy Borough Electrical Engineer, Chief Technical Assistant and Distributing Engineer to the Hackney Borough Council Electricity undertakings.
BOWEN, Meuvyn Cole, M.Inst.C.E., Civil Engineer, Railway Extension Office, Colombo, Ceylon. T. A.: " Gallifacio, Ceylon." T. N.: 853 Colombo. b. 1875; 7th s. of Capt. R. Cole Bowen, Bowen's Court, Mallon, Co. Cork. Ed. B.A. Dublin, B.A.I. Dublin; Fellow of the Royal Colonial Institute. Apprentice London and North Western Railway (1895 ), afterwards on the'permanent staff of that railway. Appointed Assistant Engineer Ceylon Government Railway Extensions (1900 ), appointed Chief Construction Engineer Ceylon Government Railways (1906 ). Chief Works: Chester and Holyhead widening (L. and N.W.R. ); Northern Railway, Ceylon; Kelani Valley Ratnapma and Pehnedulla Railway, Ceylon; Duplication of 68 miles of main Broadgauge lines, Ceylon (in progress); Negombo and Chilaw Railway, Ceylon; Bandaiawila and Badulla Extension, Ceylon; Putlalam Extension, Ceylon; rebuilding and remodelling all railway stations, goods yards, stores, Colombo; constructing new and surveying all new lines, Railway to Harbour, Ceylon, etc. Member of the Sports Club, St. James' Square, London, and Colombo Club, Hill Club, Nuwara
BOWEN, William, A.M.I.Mech.E.,A.M.I.E.E., A.F.Aer.Inst., Electrical, Mechanical and Metallurgical Engineer, 9, Newton Road, Leeds. T. A.: " Instrument, Leeds." T. N.: 474 Chapeltown, Leeds. b. 1886; m. 1916. Ed. and Professional Training: Porth County School, Glamorganshire, South Wales; Cardiff University College; PostGraduate courses in Electrical Designs at Northampton Polytechnic Institute. Professional Career: Engineer-in-Charge, Great Eastern Railway Electrical Department, Liverpool Street, E.C., 19.08-10; Experimental Engineer and Assistant Sales Manager, Cambridge Scientific Instrument Co., Cambridge, 1910-12; Manager, Pyrometer Department, Robert W. Paul, New Southgate, London, N., 1912-13; Contracting Engineer, Sole Northern Agent for Foster Instrument Co., Letchworth, Herts, Designer of Electrical Machinery, Expert on Heat Treatment of Metals, etc. 1913-19. Member Faraday Society, Hon. Member Keighley Assoc. Engineers. War Services.—Installations of Pyrometer Equipments throughout the country for various kinds of heat-treatments, in the manufacture of guns, shells, tanks, armour plate, explosives, glass, etc.
BOWERS, Edwin Guthrie, M.C., A.M.I.E.E., Mechanical and Electrical Engineer, 220, West Regent Street, Glasgow, b. 1888; s. of late John Bowers, Deputy Town Clerk of Glasgow. Ed. at Allan Glens School, Glasgow, and The Royal Technical College, Glasgow. Professional Career: Served apprenticeship with L. Sterne and Co., Ltd., Crown Iron Works, Glasgow, and also James Howden and Co., Ltd., Scotland Street, Glasgow. Glasgow Corporation Electricity Dept. till January, 1920. Electrical Engineer for Bruntons, of Musselburgh, Scotland, from January, 1921, till April, 1921. Present position: Assistant Mechanical and Electrical Superintendent to the Bombay Port Trust, India. War Services.—Enlisted in September, 1914, as a Private; commissioned in the Northumberland Fusiliers in December, 1914. Active service in France and Italy; wounded twice in France and once in Italy; won the M.C. on the Somme in 1916, and a Bar to it in June, 1917, at Hill 60. Attained the rank of Captain.
BOWKER, Arthur F., M.I.Mech.E., Assoc.M. Inst.C.E., F.G.S., F.R.Met.S., etc., Consulting Engineer on Water Supply and Power, Wrotham, Kent. T. A.: " Bowker, Wrotham." Ed. Private and Public Schools, 1876-81. Pupil of late Wm. Russ, M.Inst.C.E., 188E-7, including four years in shops. Professional Career: Water Supply as Consulting Engineer at Home and Abroad, including Parliamentary experience with many Bills and Acts, 1887-1914. Publications: Reports on engineering works and schemes. A promoter of the Institution of Water Engineers, 1895-6; Rochester Diocesan Layman, late O.C. 4th H.C. Bde., R.F.A. (T.F.). War Services.-1914-16 Major (1908), R.F.A.; R.O. (T.F.) 1919; 1916-9 Inspector of Fuses (Empty) Ministry of Munitions; 5 years in all.
BOWLES, Charles William, M.B.E.,A.M.Amer. S.C.E., A.M.I.Mech.E., Civil and Mechanical Engineer, State Engineer, Public Works Department, Patiala Government, Punjab, India. T. A.: " Patiala." b. 1879. Ed. Holloway College, London; Apsley House Engineering College, Margate, Kent; King's College, London, and Cundall's, Shipley, 6 Yorks, etc. Joined Marsland, Price and Co., Engineers, Bombay, as Assistant Engineer, 1902, and in various associated companies; joined as State Engineer, Public Works Department, Patiala Government, in 1910, in charge of all buildings, palaces, roads, waterworks, hydro-electric plants, etc., in an area of 5, Soo square miles. Chief Works: Air and sewage mains with Share and Ault compressors for Bombay municipality; rebuilding of Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railway central workshops at Parel, Bombay, with storm water drainage; quarters and workshops for the Bengal-Nagpur Railway at Khargpur, Bengal, L185,000; feeder railways survey, etc., barracks and other buildings for Military Works Department. .Club: Royal Automobile, Pall Mall, London. War Services.-19i_}-5—With Indian Cavalry Corps Mechanical Transport; 5th Punjab Light Horse, Indian Defence Force; Officer Commanding Amballa Troop; rank, Lieutenant.
BOWMAN, Joseph Matthews, M.I.E.E., Mar.E., Elec. Engr. and Manager, Rhondda Urban District Councils; b. 1873. Ed. Gateshead High Sch. Training: Durham Coll. of Sc. Address: Electricity and Destructor Works, Rhondda. T. A. '" The Laurels, Trealaw; Glam." T. N.: 105 Tonypandy.
BOWYER-BOWER, Thomas, Capt. R.E., M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.M.M F.R.G.S., Civil and Min. Engr.; Partner, Bowyer-Bower and Chater; Director, Eng. Agency, Ltd.; s. of the late MajorGeneral H. Bower. Ed. Hawtrey's; Crystal Palace Sch. of Eng. Training: Caledonian Rly. Works, St. Rollox, Glasgow; South Staffordshire Mines Drainage; E. Daniels, Harbour and Rly. Contractor. Asst. Engr. and Surveyor, Oceana Transvaal Land Co., S. Af.; General Manager of Sitali River Mine; Engr. to R. Williams, Johannesburg; General Manager, Marie Louise Gold Mining Co., Johannesburg; Chief Engr. to J. C. A. Henderson, Johannesburg, Managing the Violet Cons. Mines, Ltd., Komdrai Min. Co., Ltd.; General Manager and Chief Engr., -Nederlandsch Indishe Mynbow Maatschappij Celebes Palehleh Mines; London and Coolgardie Explorers, Ltd., Western Australia; Ashanti Goldfields Corpn., Ltd., W. Af.; and Ashanti Rivers and Concessions, Ltd.; compiled Ordnance Survey Maps for Government for South African War; in private practice; reporting on the districts of Antrona and Evancon, "N. Italy; Graphite Mines of Ceylon; Gem Min. of 'Ceylon; Kong Haarkon Gold Mines, Norway; 'Copper Mines, N. Wales; 1915-19, Capt. R.E. Address: 66, Victoria Street, Westminster, S.W.r. T. A.: " Drillistic, Sowest, London." T. N.: -9438 Victoria.
BOYD, Archibald John, B.A., Steel Manufacturer, Gate Cottage, Esher. T. N.: 242 Esher. b. 1888. Ed. Harrow and Oxford. Cammell Laird and Co., Ltd., Sheffield. Assistant Manager, London, 1913-4; Assistant General Manager, National Projectile Factory, Nottingham (Cammell Laird and 'Co. ), 19r6-9. Member of United University Club, Pall Mall. War Services.—Lieutenant, I/4th York and Lanes Regiment (T.F.), Flanders, 1915.
BOYD, John, A.M.I.Mech.E., Mar. Supt. Engr., L. and Y. Rly., Goole; b. 1883; s. of John Boyd, Castlegower, Castle-Douglas. Ed. CastleDouglas Academy. Training: Glasgow Tech. Coll. 'Certificate in Elec. Eng. Career: At Mechan and Sons, Scotstoun, Glasgow, app. Elec. Eng.; at Cowans, Sheldon and Co., Carlisle, app. Mech. Eng.; afterwards in charge of outside erection work in Naval and other Dockyards at Hong Kong and in this country; served 2 years at Mar. Work, sailing in cross-channel steamers from Fleetwood to Belfast (L. and Y. and L. and N.W. Rly.); also with Elder and Fyffes, refrigerating fruit steamers, sailing to Central America; Res. Inspector in charge of construction of two new steamers; appointed Mar. Supt. Engr. at Goole, for L. and Y. Rly. Co., in 1913, and since then has been responsible for maintenance of ships' hulls, boilers and machinery. Address: Engineering Works, L. and Y. Rly., Goole. T. A.: " Engine, Goole." T. N.: 67 Goole.
BOYD, William, M.I.N.A., Shipbuilder; Man. Dir., Workman, Clark and Co., Ltd., Belfast. Ed. Royal Sch., Armagh. Training: Belfast. Clitb: Ulster, Belfast. Address: Oakley, Holywood, Co. Down. T. A.: "Boyd, Spencer, Belfast." T. N.: Belfast 3861.
BOYDELL, T., Sen., Government-Inspector of Mines, " Guinau," Rowley Park, Stafford.
BOYLAND, Sydney Edward, O.B.E.,M.I.N.A., M.N.E.C.Inst., M.I.E.S., M. Roy.Corps of Naval Constructors, Warship Production Supt., Clyde District; b. 1880. Ed. Portsmouth Grammar Sch. Training: H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth; R.N.E. Coll., Keyham; R.N.C., Greenwich. Career: Served as Asst. Constructor at the Admiralty, London, and H.M. Dockyard, Simon's Town, S. Af. As Constructor at Admiralty and in Clyde District on duties as Principal Hull Overseer of Battleships and Battle Cruisers. Address: Admiralty Offices, Crown Terrace, Dowanhill, Glasgow.
BOYTON, Robert A. S., 0.B.E. , A.M.I.E.E Electrical and Mechanical Engineer, Convoy House, Co. Donegal, Ireland. T. A.: " Convoy." b. 1885; s. of late Rev. Canon Boyton, M.A., Rector of Templemore, Londonderry, and Canon of St. Patrick's, Dublin, and Mrs. Boyton, Convoy House, Co. Donegal. Ed. Trinity College, Glenalmond, and Faraday House Electrical Engineering Institute, London. Erecting Engineer, British Westinghouse Co., 19-89; Inspecting Engineer, Mexican Light and Power Co., Mexico City, 1910-11; Erecting Engineer, Canadian Westinghouse Co., Canada, 1912-5; Assistant Superintendent, Canadian Willys Overland Co., 1918. War Services.—Assistant Inspector, Woolwich Arsenal, 1916-7; Inspector of fuses and complete rounds for the Dominion of Canada, 1917-8.
BRACKENBURY, Cyril, B.Sc., M.Inst.M.M., Min. Engr.; b. 1869; s. of General Chas. B. Brackenbury. Ed. Dover Coll. Training: Universities Minnesota and California. Career: Min. Engr. of Genoa and Elba Mines of the Minnesota Iron Co.; Chief Min. Engr., Quincy Copper Mine, Michigan; Min. Engr., Tharsis Sulphur and Copper Co., for whom examined mines in Russia, Bulgaria, Servia and Italy; General Manager in Rhodesia for the Consolidated African Copper Trust, Ltd.; examined mines in Siberia for Siberian Syndicate; Manager and. Cons. Engr. for Tresavean Mines, Ltd., Cornwall; examined mines in Greece for the Mond Nickel Co., Ltd., and in charge of important exploration work in Canada for same Co. Military Service: Wounded on Somme, 1916; Cons. Engr. to Joint Manager Devon and Courtenay Clay Co., Ltd., since 1919. Papers on Iron, Copper, Tin and Nickel Mining. Address: St. Maur, Newton Abbot, Devon.
BRACKENBURY, Hereward Irenius, C.B.E., M.Mech.E. (Member of Council), Fourth Order of the Rising Sun (Japan), General Engr., Seaton Burn Hall, Dudley, R.S.O., Northumberland. T. N.: Dudley 6. b. 1871; s. of General Charles Brackenbury, R.A.; m. Winifred, d. of the late Sir Benjamin Browne, Kt., D.C.L. Ed. and Professional Training: Dover Coll. and Elswick Works. Professional Career: General Manager, Gun and Gun Carriages and Tank Department, Elswick Works; Man. Dir.; C. A. Parsons and Co., Ltd. Publ.: Various papers on Engineering and Political Economy in connection with Engineering. Public Positions: Member of the Engineering Standards Association; Member of the Royal Commission, Brussels and Turin Exhibitions. Clubs: Bath, Northern Counties, Newcastle-on-Tyne. War Services.—Manufacturing munitions, 13,000 guns, 12,000 carriages.
BRACKENBURY, Kenneth Fabian, A.M.I. Mech.E., Mechanical Engineer, 61, Curzon Street, Piccadilly, W.; b. 1884; second s. of Rev. F. F. Brackenbury. Ed. and Piofessional Training: Pinewood School, Farnborough, Hants, and Tonbridge School, Kent. Apprenticeship at Electric Motive Power Co. (London), and Sir W. G. Armstrong, Whitworth and Co., Ltd. (Newcastle-on-Tyne). Professional Career: Assistant Engineer during the Electrification of the Elswick Works until 1908; engaged on Internal Combustion Engine experimental work until 1910; Assistant Engineer in the East until 1912, and then Chief Engineer in London until 1915 to Guthrie and Co., Ltd., of London and Singapore; since June, 1920, Asst. Supt. (Motor Vehicles ), Anglo-American Oil Co., London. Club: Public Schools. War Services.—Captain in the R.A.S.C. Mechanical Transport. Total service 4 years, 3 of which were spent on the technical staffs of the Chief Inspector of Mechanical Transport in France and the Senior Inspector of Mechanical Transport (Home Forces), War Office.
BRADFIELD, John Job Crew, M.E. (Sydney), M.Inst.E. (Australia), M.Inst.C.E., M.T.P Civ., Mech. and Elec. Eng.; Chief Engr., Sydney Harbour Bridge, P.W.D., Sydney, and Chief Engr.. Metropolitan Elec. Rly. Construction, N.S. Wales Govt.; b. December 26, 1867, Sandgate, Queensland. Ed. Ipswich Grammar Sch.; awarded Queensland Government Exhibition, 3 years; Sydney Univ., Levy Sch. for Chemistry, Sulman Prize for Arch., Smith Prize for Physics, B.E. with Gold Medal, 1889; M.E. with Univ. Medal, 1896. Training: Govt. Rly. Dept., Brisbane, Queensland; Roads and Bridges Branch and Rly. Cons. Branch, P.W.D., Sydney, N.S. Wales. Career: Design of Sydney Harbour Bridge and Elec. Rlys. for Sydney and Suburbs; Asst. Engr., Roads and Bridges Branch and Rly. Cons. Branch, P.W.D., Sydney; Lect. and Examr. of Eng. Subjects, Sydney Univ., 1898-1913; Chief Engr. for Sydney Harbour Bridge and Metro. Rly. Cons.; Fellow of the Senate, Sydney Univ., since 1913; Pres., Sydney Univ. Eng. Soc., 1902 and 1919; M. N.S.W. Advisory Ctee. to the Council, Inst.C.E., London, since 1917, and Hon. Sec. since 1918; M. Provisional and First and Present Council, Inst. E., Australia; V.-Pres., Town Planning Assoc., N.S.W.; M. Town Planning Advisory Bd., N.S.W.; M. Town Planning Inst., London; M. Bd. of Control, First Avi. Sch. in Australia, at Richmond, N.S.W. Publ.: " Notes on Australian Timbers "; "Monier Construction"; Retaining Walls for Pyrmont Bridge, Sydney, N.S. Wales "; " Linking Sydney with North Sydney”; " Report on the City and Suburban Elec. Rlys.," presented to Parliament, 1915; " Population and Transportation Problems, City of Sydney "; " Notes on Lines, Stations and Passenger Movement in some of the Principal American Cities "; " Trend of Modern Rly. Development in Thickly Populated Cities "; " Transit Problems of Greater Sydney "; " Murrumbidgee Irrigation Scheme " (The John Thompson Lectures, Brisbane, Queensland); " Principles Governing the Location and Design of the Sydney City (Underground) Rly. "; " Roads and Bridges of Australia "; " Engineering Developments," and also " Industrial Developments in N.S. Wales since the Inauguration of the Commonwealth." Address: " Kholo," Park Avenue, Gordon, Sydney, N.S.Wales
BRADFIELD, William Walter, C.B.E., M.I.E.E., Director and Joint General Manager, Marconi's Wireless Telegraph Co., Ltd.; b. 1879; s. of William Bradfield. Ed. Parmiter's Foundation Sch; Training: Finsbury Tech. Coll. Elec. Asst. to Marconi Co., 1897; Chief Engr., American Marconi Co., 1902-8; then Deputy Manager and Manager, English Marconi Co., and Joint General Manager and Director since 1917. Clubs: Junior Constitutional, R.A.C., Pilgrims, Aldwych, New York Athletic, etc. Address: 1, St. James's Place. S.W.I. T. 4.: " Etherlike, London." T. N.: 17.10 Gerrard; 8710 City.
BRADLEY, Arthur W., M.Inst.C.E., Borough and Water Engr., St. Helens Corpn., Town Hal!, St. Helens, Lancs.
BRADLEY, Cecil Gustav, Lt.-Col. , D S.0. T.D., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E.,, M.Inst.M. and Cy. E., P.A.S.I., M.I.Mech.E., Borough Engr., Municipal Offices, Bridlington.
BRADLEY, Godfrey Thomas, M.Inst.C.E., Borough and Water Engr., Municipal Offices, Bacup.
BRADY, Alfred Barton, M.Inst.C.E., Government Architect, Engr. for Bridges, and Under Secretary, P.W.D., Brisbane, Queensland.
BRADY, Hugh Woodhams, M.I.Mech.E., M.I.E. (Ind.), Mech. Engr., Government Inspector of Factories, Bihar and Orissa, India; b. 1879; s. of late James Russell Brady, Lifford, Co. Donegal. Ed. Framlingham Coll. Training: City of London Coll. Pre-War.—Inspecting Engr., private practice. Engineering Editor and leader-writer, " Manchester Guardian." War Appointments.—Works Manager,. U.K. Chemical Products Co., Ltd., under M. of M. 1915; Engr.-Lt., Royal Indian Marine, 1916., Major, Special List, Inland Water Transport, R.E„ Mesopotamia, 1917-18; Deputy Controller, Munitions Manufacture, Indian Munitions Bd., 1918-19; Controller, Elec. and Mech. Munitions, 1920; mentioned in dispatches. Post-War Appointments— Organizing Secretary, Inst. of Engrs. (India) 1919-2o; Government Inspector of Factories, Bihar and Orissa, 1921. Pubis.: 1908—" Electrical Porcelain " (The Electrician Publishing Co., Ltd.); 1911—" The Wireless Tangle " (Morton and Co.); 1915—" Weapons of War " (John Heywood). Clubs: Bombay; Engineers', Manchester. Address: c/o Cox and Co.,. Bankers, Calcutta.
BRAIN, Sir Francis William Thomas, M.Inst. C.E., F.S M.I.Min.E., Dir. Great Western Colliery Co., Ltd. Home Address: Huntworth, Stoke-Bishop, Bristol. T. A.: " Rockleaze, Bristol." T. N.: 8o Stoke-Bishop. b. 1855; only s. of Cornelius Brain of Ruordean, Glos.; m. Dorothy, eldest d. of Rev. Lewis Roberts of Mitcheldean. Ed. Monmouth Grammar School. A pioneer in the introduction of Electricity in Mining; introduced the Electric Fuse for shot firing in Mines. Read various papers on these subjects before British Association, and Mining Institutes. Public Positions: Past President of the Mining Association of Great Britain; Past President of the National Association of Colliery Managers; Justice of the Peace. Member of Royal Automobile Club; Gloster Club.
BRAIN, Henry Richard, M.Inst.Met., Metallurgist; General Foundry Manager, Anti-Attrition Metal Co., Ltd., Glengall Works, London, S.E.; b. 1888. Ed. Christ Church, London, S.E., and Northampton Polytechnic Inst. Training under A. H. Mundey, F.C.S., A.I.C.E., etc., Government Metallurgist. App. with the Phosphor Bronze Co., Ltd.; appointed by L.C.C. to organize and equip General Foundry for L.C.C.T., Charlton Works. Address: 5, Wickham Gardens, London, S.E.4.
BRAMALL, Ernest E., Member of Council I.Min.E., Min. Engr., Allandale, Stoughton Road, Leicester.
BRAMALL, Vincent, Vice Pres., I.Min.E. , Min. Engr.; Pres., Manchester Geo. and Min. Soc.; Man. Dir. of Bayton Colliery; Dir., Kingston Colliery Co., Ltd.; Long Fell Baryber Co., Ltd.; Wm. Heap and Co., Ltd.; and Silverband and Dufton Mines; b. June 4, 1869; s. of the late Henry Bramall, M.Inst.C.E. Man. Dir. of Andrew Knowles and Sons, Ltd., Pendlebury. Ed. Liverpool Sch. and Univ. Articled in 1887 to A. Knowles and Sons, Ltd.; Gen. Man., 1907-14. First Class Cert., 1892, and Examiner for Mine Manager's Cert. for 3 years; Mem. of Manchester AdvisoryBd. for Min. Education; P. Pres., Lancashire and Cheshire Coal Assoc. Address: Riverside, Darley Avenue, West Didsbury, Manchester.
BRAMLEY-MOORE, Swinfen, Capt. — M.C., M.M ech.E M.I.A.E., Mech. Engr.; Partner in the firm of Bostock and Bramley; b. 1883; s. of Rev. Wm. Bramley Moore, M.A. Training: Faraday House, and Birmingham University. Career: Joint Man. Dir. of Hulbert-Bramley Motor Co., Ltd.; subsequently Proprietor of Bramley and Co.; Chief Draughtsman to David Brown and Sons, Ltd., Huddersfield; Overseas, Aug., 1914—Commanded No.2. Mobile Repair Unit in 1915—Tech. Adviser to H.Q. 3rd Army; afterwards had charge of Tech. Sch. (M.T. ) at Osterley Park; Jan., 1921—partner with F. J. Bostock as Power Transmission Engrs. Publ.: " Motors in a Nutshell," " Gears and Gearing." Paper, " Developments in Transmission," Inst. A.E. Address: Netherton, Huddersfield. T. A.: " Bramley, Netherton, Huddersfield." T. N.: Honley 89.
BRAMWELL, Francis Herbert, Major R.A.F., B. Sc. (Lond. ), A.C.G.I., D.I.C., F.R.Ae.S., (Member of Council) A.M.I.Mech.E., Supt. of Eng. Research, Synthetic Ammonia and Nitrates, Ltd., Billingham; b. 1890; s. of Herbert Edward 5c Bramwell, London. Ed. St. Dunstan's Coll., Catford, S.E. Training: Central Tech. Coll., South Kensington. Distinctions: A.C.G.I. (C.E. and Mech.E., also E.E. ); awarded Bramwell Medal and Siemen's Medal; Lond. B.Sc. (Eng.); 1st Class Hons.; Open Research Scholarship, and Post Graduate Degree of Diplomat; Imperial Coll. of Sc. and Technology for Research Work in Aeronautics. Career: On the staff N.P.L.; in the Aeronautics Dept., Aug., 1914, being second in Command; carried out research work in Aeronautics; on the outbreak of War services were requisitioned by the Air Department, Admiralty; he was occupied on the design of large seaplanes and general supervision, and was one of the original four members of the Design Section; responsible for initiating many of the methods of stress, performance and stability calculations now in use; then Air Department (Admiralty) Inspector at works of J. S. White, and Co., Ltd., Cowes , also in charge of inspection work at S. E. Saunders, East Cowes; and had genera/ supervisory powers as Senior Inspector; responsible for design and construction of No. I000 Class Seaplane; became Engr. and Designer in the Aviation Depart, ment of the Sunbeam Motor Car Co., Ltd., Wolverhampton; designed and built the " S.B." Aeroplanes, a two single-seater bombing machine; in Oct., 1917,. joined the Air Board Staff as Asst. Supt. of Design; subsequently appointed a Section Director; now as above. Publ.: See Report of Advisory Committe for Aeronautics; also " Aeronautical Journal." Clubs: Royal Aero, Clifford Street. Address: Jesmond. Norton Green, Stockton-on-Tees. T.N.: Norton 73,
BRAMWELL, Hugh, 0.B.E J.P., M.I.Min.E., P. Pres., S. Wales Inst. E.; Min. Engr.; Agent for the Great Western Colliery Co., Ltd.; b. 1861; s. of John Byrom Bramwell, M.D. Ed. Cheltenham Coll. and Edinburgh University. Training: The Coll. of Physical Sc., Newcastle-on-Tyne. Career: Sinking and equipment of Maritime Colliery, Pontypridd, and' Cwm Colliery, Llantwit-Vardre. Clubs: Cardiff and County, Public Schools, and Albemarle. Address: Pantyquesta, Pontyclun, Glamorgan. T. A.: " Pontyclun." T. N.: 9 Pontyclun.
BRAMWELL, J. L., Min. Engr.; Chief Engr. to the Ebbw Vale Co., Ltd., Duffryn House, Ebbw Vale, Mon.
BRANKSTON, Archie William, M.I.Mech.E., Man. Dir. New Eng. and Shipbuilding Works, Ltd., Shanghai; b. 1871; s. of H. M. Brankston, Aln-. wick, Northumberland. Ed. Newcastle St. Mary's Sch. Training: Elswick Mechanics' Inst. Clubs Shanghai; Thatched House, London. Address:I, Kirin Road, Shanghai. T. A.: " Speedy, Shai."
BRANSON, A. W., M.Inst.Gas.E. (DistrictMember of Council), Gasworks, West Hartlepool.
BRAYSHAW, Edmund Russell, M.I.Mech.E.,, Managing Director, Brayshaw Furnaces and Tools, Ltd., Mulberry Street, Hulme, Manchester. T. A. " Hardening, Manchester." T. N.: City 6777, b. 1879. Ed. at Sidcot School, afterwards took Mechanical Engineering Day Course at Manchester School of Technology. Served apprenticeship with Royce, Ltd., Hulme, Manchester, followed by a year in Drawing Office of General Electric Co... Salford. Member of Manchester Corporation Air Pollution Advisory Board. Clubs: National Liberal,, Engineers', Manchester.
BREAKELL, Thomas, M.Inst.M.M.,F.R.G.S Min. and Cons. Engr.; b. 1862; s. of John William Breakell. Ed. Alston Coll., Lancashire. Training: Manchester. Career: General Manager of Mines in Af., S. Amer. and Russia; visited Russia, Siberia„ Turkey, Roumania and Venezuela many times to inspect and report on metalliferous mines and oilfields. Clubs: Min. and Metallurgical, British, Russia. Address: Brassington Hall, Wirksworth, Derbyshire. T. A.: " Breakell, Brassington."
BREARLEY, Harry, M.I.Mech.E., M.I. and S.I. (Mem. of Council), M.I.A.E. (Mem. of Council), Cons. Metallurgist; Tech. Dir., Brown, Bayley's Steelworks, Ltd.; b. 1871; s. of John Brearley. Distinction: Bessemer Medal, 1920. Career: Metallurgist in Russia for 4 years; Cons. Metallurgist in private and public capacities for 20 years; Works Manager at Brown, Bayley's Steelworks, Ltd., during the War; now Tech. Director; discoverer of stainless steel and inventor .of other materials and apparatus. Author of " Case Hardening of Steel," " Heat-Treatment of Tool Steel," " Ingots and Ingot Moulds," " Analysis of Steelworks Materials." Address: Walton, Chesterfield. T. A.: " 483 Chesterfield." T. N.: 483 Chesterfield.
BREARLEY, John Henry, M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.Gali E., Cons. Gas Engr.; b. 1871. Ed. Brooksbank Endowed Grammar Sch., Elland, and various Tech. Insts., West Riding. Trained: Elland 'Gasworks. Asst. Elland Gasworks; Chief Engr. Longwood Gas Co.; Chief Engr. Longwood and *Slaithwaite Gas Co.; Cons. Engr. to Gas UndertakingS; designed several gasworks in Sth. Yorks, Bawtry, Maltby, Dinnington, etc.; also engaged in :arbitrations and Parliamentary work; awarded Gold Medal by Inst. of Gas E., 1907, for research, " Testing and Hygienic Efficiency of Gas Fires "; Pres. Manchester District Inst. Gas. E. 1906, and ,of Eastern Counties Gas Managers' Assoc., 1918; Examiner in " Gas Supply " to City 'and Guilds Inst., 1908-12; Sec. Yorks Commercial Assoc. of Gas _Managers, 1904-9; Mem. of Eastern Counties Gas Mans.' Assoc. and Manchester District Inst. of Gas E.; Mem. Livesey Memorial Ctee., Leeds University; Mem. of Gas Investigations Research Ctee., Leeds University. Publ.: Jointly with B. Taylor, " Gas Companies' Book-keeping," also " Construction and Costs of Small Gasworks." Address: 28, Hawkshead Street, Southport.
BREBNER, Alan, B.Sc., M.Inst.C.E., Consulting Engineer and Expert on Lighthouse Work, Technical Staff Mess, Royal Aircraft Establishment (R.A.E. ), Farnborough, Hants; b. 1857; s. of the late Alan Brebner, M.Inst.C.E., responsible for design and construction of lighthouses and harbours in Scotland and one of promoters of Forth and Clyde Ship Canal via Loch Lomond; m. Frances Mary Thursby Pelham, 1900; two s., two d. Ed. Edinburgh Academy and University. Professional Training: Pupil of the late D. and T. Stevenson, M.M.Inst. C.E., Edinburgh. Awards received for Papers— Miller Scholarship, Telford Medal and Premium, Manby Premium. Silver Medal, Paris Exhibition, 1889, as collaborator with Barbier and Co. Professional Career: For some time Optical and Mechanical Engineer with Barbier and Benard, Paris; Consulting Engineer to the Lighthouse Bureau, Japanese Government; Assistant Lighthouse Engineer, Chilian Government; Technical Assistant to the Commissioner of Lights, Canadian Government; Representative abroad to Chance Bros., Birmingham; in service of the Metropolitan Water Board on construction of Storage and Service Reservoirs; Resident Engineer for Water and Sewerage Works at Mangos, Brazil, with direction of Detinting Works for clarifying Rio Negro water for consumption in Mangos, on behalf of Leslie and Reid, Edinburgh. Chief Works: Design on behalf of Monsieur Barbier of the first complete Hyperradiant Apparatus (for Cap d'Antifer ), and of the first Mesoradiant Apparatus, of the (socalled) Giant Lens of 2-metres focal length, and of various Lights of special form for the Governments of Russia, Japan, Chile and the U.S.A. Invention of the Divided-Eclipser Group-Flashing System. Publications: " Dioptric Apparatus in Lighthouses," " Lighthouse Lenses," " Powers of Lighthouse Lights," and " Power-Formulas for LighthouseLights " in Volumes LXX, CXI, CXXII and CXCI X respectively, Proceedings of Institution of Civil Engineers. Also " Rapid Group-Flashing Lights," International Engineering Congress, Glasgow, 1901.
BREBNER, R. C., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Civil Engineer, 28, Hermitage Gardens, Edinburgh; b. 1854; s. of John Brebner, Railway Contractor, Aberdeen; m. 1877. Ed. Aberdeen Grammar School and Edinburgh University. Professional Career: Served articles with John Willet, M.Inst. C.E., Aberdeen; attended Engineering Classes, Edinburgh University, under Professor Fleming Jenkin. Started business 1877. Chief Works: Harbours, piers, railways, esplanades, bridges, tramways, sewerage works, water supply, streets and roads, gas works, parks, etc., foundations, excavations.
BREDIN, Edgar Craven, A.M.I.Mech.E., Mechanical Engineer, Oak Lodge, Clondalkin, Co. Dublin; b. 1886; youngest s. of Col. A. Bredin (retired), I.S.C. Ed. Mountjoy School, Dublin, later at Dr. Crawley's Academy, Dublin; private Technical Tuition. Professional Training: Two years as pupil with Fielding and Platt, Gloucester, followed by two years pupilage at Inchicore Works of G.S. and W.R., Ireland (Locomotive, Carriage and Wagon Works, Firing, etc. ). Professional Career: G.S. and W. Railway, Ireland. Has held the following positions— Locomotive Engineer's Office, revising locomotive coal-consumption standards; Assistant to Running Superintendent; in Charge of Running Shed, Power Station, etc., Rosslare Harbour, Co. Wexford; Assistant Running Superintendent; District Locomotive Superintendent, Dublin; Assistant Works Manager (present position ), Inchicore. War Services.—Carried on duties of Works Manager for eighteen months during that officer's absence.
BRELICK, Henry, A.R.S.M M.In st.M.M Partner in firm Pawle and Brelick, Cons. Engrs. Asst. Engr. Ripanji Silver and Quicksilver Min. Co., Serbia, and Vizianagram Manganese Mines, India; reported on Mines in Spain and Portugal; Asst. Man., Malacate Min. and Smelting Co., Mexico; reported on and supervised mining operations in Colorado and British Columbia; Gen. Man., Anglo-French Quicksilver Min. Co., Province of Kweichou, China; reported and supervised min. operations in Siberia, California, Austria, Spain, Manchuria, Roumania, Caucasus, New Zealand, Spain, Mexico; 1912— Partner with Reginald Pawle as above. Publ.: 0 " Mining in Trengganu " (Min. Mag.), " Chinese Methods of Mining Quicksilver " (Inst. M. and M.). Address: 4, London Wall Buildings, London, E.C.2. T. A.: "Platoons, London." T. N.: London Wall 4825.
BREMNER, Charles Edward, M.Inst.C.E., M.Soc.C.E.(N.Z.), M.L.Govt.C.E.(N.Z.), County Engr., Geraldine County, South Canterbury, N.Z.; b. 1855; s. of W. H. Bremner, Glasgow. Ed. Glasgow Academy, Victoria Coll., Jersey, and Darmstadt, Germany. Training: P.W.O., N.Z. Joined P.W. Dept., N.Z., 1874; Survey and Construction Westland, Wairarapa, Wellington, Canterbury, N.Z., Engineering Works connected with Water Supply; Goldfields; Road and Bridge Surveys, Designing and Construction; River Prospection, Designs, Construction and Irrigation Works and Water Supply; joined P.W.D., 1878. Publ.: "Thesis on Road Construction and Maintenance in N.Z.," published in " Minutes," Inst.C.E., London.
BREMNER, James, M.I.N.A., F.C.M.S., Cons. Engr.; b. 1854. Ed. Hull and West Riding Coll. Training: C. D. Holmes, Hull. Career: Engine Draughtsman, Earle's, of Hull; Supt. Engr., Rankin, Gilmour and Co., Liverpool. Address: Tower Buildings, Liverpool. T. A..: " Crankshaft, Liverpool." T. N.: 2990 Central.
BRENNAN, Louis, C.B., Hon. Mem. R.E. Inst., Inventor of the celebrated Torpedo and of the Gyroscopic Monorail System of Transport; b. 1852; Supt. of the Government Brennan Torpedo Factory, 1887-96; Cons. Engr. to same, 1896-1907.
BRESSEY, Cyril Edward, M.I.Mech.E., District Loco. Supt., Nigerian Rly., Ebute-Metta, Lagos, S.P. Nigeria.
BRETT, Charles William, Metallurgist; Man. Dir. and Gen. Manager of Barimar, Ltd. (Scientific Welding Engrs. ); b. 1884; s. of Samuel White Brett. Ed. Dulwich Coll. Training: Alfred Herbert, Ltd. Contributor to leading Technical Journals on Scientific Welding, in connection with all phases of the Industry. Address: '0, Poland Street, Oxford Street, London, W.I. T. A.: " Bariquamar, Reg., London." T. N.: Gerrard 8173.
BREWER, Harold, M.I.N.A., M.N.E.C.Inst., Cons. Mar. Engr.; Director of Rennie, Ritchie and Newport Shipbuilding Co., Zodiac Shipping Co., Loos Shipping Co.; Cons. Engr. to David Steamship Co., Moller and Co.; b. 1865. Ed. at Boston Spa Coll., Yorks. App. Earle's Ship Yard, Hull, and Cons. Engr. at Hong-Kong. Club: R.A.C., London. T. N.: Avenue 2453.
BREWSTER, Edwin Henry George, F.S.E. (Past Pres.), M.I.Mech.E., 15, Lyndhurst Road, Camberwell, S.E.
BRICKNELL, Frederick William, M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.M. and Cy.E., City Engr., Hull; b. 1860. Ed. Trent Coll. Articled J. Fox Sharp, M.Inst.C.E., Borough Engr., of Hull, 1877; Eng. Asst., 1881-87; Deputy Borough (and then City) Engr., 1887-1915. Address: Guildhall, Hull. T. A.: " City Engr., Hull." T. N.: Central 4843 (Hull).
BRIDGES, Lt.-Col. Walter, R.F.A., M.I. Mech.E M.E.E , M.Cons E., Cons., Civil, Elec., Mech. and Water Engr. Address 37, Parliament Street, Westminster, S.W.'. T. A.: " Alkot, Parl, London." T. N.: Victoria 9270.
BRIGHT, Sir Charles, F.R.S.E., M.Inst. C.E., F.R.Ae.S , M.1.E.E M.Inst.T., F.S.S., F.R. Hist.S., F.R.G.S., Principal of Sir Charles Bright and Partners, Ltd., Leigh Grange, Tonbridge. b. Christmas Day, 1863; younger s. of the late Sir Charles Tilston Bright, M.P., M.Inst.C.E., who laid the first Atlantic Cable at the age of 26; m. Isabel, d. of late Robert Gosling, D.L., M.F.H., Board of Trade Arbitrator, etc. Ed. Lancing College and King's College, London. Professional Career: Has been. engaged in the construction, laying and repairing of some 25,000 miles of Submarine and Land Telegraphs, and acted as Engineer and Electrician on a number of Cable Expeditions in various parts of the world, as well as in preliminary Submarine Surveys. Reported to the Colonial Office on the All British Pacific Cable Scheme, 1897, subsequently carried out; gave special expert evidence to InterDepartmental Cable Communications Committee,. 1902; House of Commons Radio-Telegraphic Committee, 1907, and Dominions Royal Commission, 1911; represented Australian Commonwealth at International Radio-Telegraphic Conference, 1912; Member of R.F.C. (Air) Inquiry Committee, 1916; and of British Association War and Engineering Committee, 1916; Vice-Pres. and Member of Council of the League of Nations Union, League of the Empire, English Speaking Union, Church Lads' Brigade, Boy Scouts, Aerial League, Wireless Society, Institute of Industrial Administration, Higher. Production Council, Decimal Association, Inventions. Guild, etc. First urged reduced cable rates for deferred messages, 1895, adopted 1912; first suggested Wireless Coast Stations, 1899, adopted 1905; Wireless. for Aircraft, 1914, adopted 1915. Publications: " Submarine Telegraphs: their History, Construction and Working," " Life Story of late Sir C. T. Bright," " Story of the Atlantic Cable," " Science and_ Engineering during the Victorian Era," " Imperial Preferential Policy," " The Locomotion Problem," " Traffic and Road Problems," " Industrial Problems," " Engineering Wonders of the World," " Imperial Telegraphic Communication," " Telegraphy, Aeronautics and War," and " The Administration of Imperial Telegraphs." Contributions to the leading Quarterly and Monthly Reviews as well as to. The Times, the " Encyclopedia Britannica," "The Statesman's Year Book," and various standard works of reference. Sir Charles has given many lectures, addresses, etc., to the Royal United Service Institution, the R.E. Military School, the R.A.. Institute, the Royal Naval War College, Navy League,. London Chamber of Commerce, British Association, Cambridge University, Eton College, etc., besides. contributing papers, etc., to the Institution of Civil Engineers, Institution of Electrical Engineers, the Royal Aeronautical Society, the Royal Geographical Society, the Society of Arts, the Statistical Society, etc., as well as to " Engineering " and " The Engineer "; on Ancient Methods of Signalling, the Evolution of the Electric Telegraph, Cable Construction, Laying and Repairing, Deep Sea Sounding, Coast Communication, Wireless Telegraphy, Transport, Automobiles and Tramways, and the Development of Aviation. He was one of the very first to fly at the age of 50. He formerly held a Commission in H.M. Militia, and has always been active in the cause of Training Corps. Clubs: Athenaeum, ,M.C.C., Leander, Kent County Cricket, All England L.T., etc. War Services.—Made a number of technical and administrative recommendations for the air service, since carried out. Devised and brought about the Interdepartmental Imperial Communications Committee. Gave a series of addresses for the Victoria League on " A Nation's Awakening," and also on " Nothing as Usual."
BRIGHT, Stanley, M.I.E.E., Elec. Engr., Port iof London Authority, Tilbury Dock, Essex.
BRIGHTMORE, A. W., D.Sc., M.Inst.C.E., Eng. Inspector, L.G.B., 'Whitehall; Prof. of Structural Eng., Royal Indian Eng. Coll., Coopers Hill, 1899-1907. Address: Egham Hill, Surrey.
BRISTOW, Alfred Henry, Capt. Assoc.M.Inst. C.E., A.K.C., Civil and Mechanical Engineer, Cement Works Expert; Chief Engr. for Australasia Nestle and Anglo-Swiss Condensed Milk Co., King Street, Sydney N.S.W.; b. 1882. Ed. County Sch., Richmond, Surrey; Head of Sch., 1899; King's Coll., London, 1899-1902. Head of Civil and Mech. Engrs., 1902; Silver Medallist in Building Construction, 1902. Professional Career: 1903-10—Resident Engineer in charge of erection of following works: Norman Portland Cement Works, Rugby, Kaye and Co.'s Cement Works, Cambridge, and Transvaal Portland Cement Works, S. Africa. 1910-44—Resident Engineer in charge of erection and running of Golden Bay Cement Works, New Zealand, and Aberthaw and Bristol Channel Cement Works, S. Wales, 1919-20. Cons. Engr. to Macdonald, Gibbs and Co. Club: Imperial, Paris. War Services. — 1915-9, Captain and I.O.M., R.A.O.C. In charge of workshops engaged on overhaul of Siege Artillery, 2 years; second-incharge of Base Workshops, Havre, I year.
BRISTOW, Robert Charles, M.Inst.C.E., Harbour Engr. to Government of Madras, S. India; b. 1880. Ed. and Training: London, Walthamstow Tech. Inst., City of London Coll. Career: Hackney and Paddington Municipal Boroughs; Malta, Portsmouth, Dover and Rosyth Dockyards; Administration Work, Admiralty, 1917-20; Forth and Clyde Canal Project; Professional Member National Whitley Council, 1919-20; Harbour Engr. to Madras Govt., 1920; New Harbours, Cochin, Tuticorin; Coast Erosion and General Harbour Works, Madras Presidency. Clubs: Madras, Ootacamund, Cochin.
BRITTAIN, Lawrence, Metallurgist; Director, Marsh Brothers and Co., Ltd.; b. 1881 s. of Frederick Brittain. Ed. Sheffield. Training: Sheffield University Coll. (now Sheffield University). Associate of Metallurgy. Club: Sheffield. Address: Pond's Steelworks, Sheffield. T. N.: Central 194.
BRITTON, Sydney Ernest, M.I.Mech.E., Chief Engr., Corpn. Electricity Works, New Crane Street, Chester.
BROADBENT, Denis Ripley, A.M.I.E.E., Assoc. M. I. Min. E., A. M. I. Mar. E., F. I. D., F.R.S.A., Railway and Electrical Engineer, 63, St. James' Street, S.W.I. T. A.: " Broadbent, Aquilae, ondon." T. N.: Regent 4024. b. 1878. Professional Training: With Andrew Handysides and Co., Derby; the 6: G.W.R. Works, Swindon; Engineering Section, King's College, London. Professional Career: Had own Electrical Works at Fulham with Office in Walbrook. Chief Works: Invented high tension main electric switch. Director of Public Companies. Member of Royal Societies Club.
BROADBENT, Francis James, M.Sc. (Bristol), B.Sc., Eng.Hons. (Lond.), Assoc.M.Inst. C.E., Mech. and Civil Engr., 140, Trinity Street, Huddersfield. T. A.: (firm) " Broadbent, Huddersfield." T. N.: (firm) 1581, Huddersfield. T.N.: (private) 905 Huddersfield. b. 1877; youngest s. of Thomas Broadbent, founder of T. Broadbent and Sons, Ltd.; m. Beatrice, d. of E. Sutcliffe, schoolmaster, Farnley Tyqs. Ed. Almondbury Grammar Sch. App. T. Broadbent and Sons, Ltd., and E. Scott and Mountain, Ltd., Newcastle-on-Tyne; 3 years' Diploma Course, Yorks Coll., Leeds; Senior Brown Sch.; Diplomas in Mech. and Civil Eng.; and Hons., Cert. and Prize in Civil Eng.; 5 years Draughtsman, N.E. Rly. Dock Office, Hull; 13 years Lecturer in Civil and Mech. Eng. at Univ. Coll. and the Univ., Bristol; now a Director of Thomas Broadbent and Sons, Ltd., Huddersfield. Chief Works: Pier and Dock-wall Designs; Researches on Pelton Driven Centrifuges and Centrifugal Friction Clutches; Designs of Centrifuges, Electric Travelling Cranes and Steelworks Plant, etc., etc. Publ.: Frequent contributions to the leading Eng. Press (Home and Abroad ). Public Positions: Past-Senior Lecturer in Civil Eng., Univ. of Bristol; Pres. of the Huddersfield Eng. Soc.; Committee Member of the Huddersfield Eng. Training Assoc.; Vice-Pres., Workers' Educational Assoc. (Huddersfield Branch); Member of the Oxford Univ. Extension Lectures Committee; Governor of Almondbury Grammar Sch.
BROADBENT, Horace, M.I. and S.I., Past Pres. Huddersfield Eng. Soc., Mech. and Elec. Engr.; Man. Dir. of Thos. Broadbent and Sons, Ltd.; b. 1863; 2nd s. of Thomas Broadbent, Engr., Huddersfield (Founder of the Firm ). Ed. Mellor's Academy and Huddersfield Tech. Coll. Career: Man. Dir., Thomas Broadbent and Sons, Ltd., and Dir. of other Cos..; has brought out several Patents and original Designs relating to Centrifugal Machinery and Electric Cranes; recognized Authority on the Commercial Application of Centrifugal Force; pioneer in improvement of Hydro-Extractors and Centrifuges; Originator of the Centrifugal Friction Clutch; Chairman of the Huddersfield Eng. Employers' Federation; Member of the Huddersfield Chamber of Commerce; on Ctee. of the British Chemical Plant Manufrs. Assocn; during the War, in addition to directing the carrying out of Munition Contracts, he was Chairman of the Huddersfield National Shell Factory, Employers' Representative on the Military Tribunal, and served on several Ctees. dealing with Dilution Schemes, etc. Clubs: The Huddersfield and Constitutional (London). Private Address: Edgerton Grove, Huddersfield. T. N.: (Private ), 320 Huddersfield; (Business ), 1581 (4 lines ), Huddersfield.
BROADBERRY, A. E., M.Inst.Gas.E. (Past Pres.), M.Inst.C.E., 639, High Road, Tottenham, N.17.
BROADBRIDGE, Walter, Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Mem. of Council Inst.M.M., Mem. of Council Societe des Enginieurs Civile de France, Min. and 71,7 Metallurgical Engr. Career: Manager and Res. Engr., Gold and Metal Mines in Australia, South and West Africa, Malay States; Chief Engr. and Dir. of Minerals Separation, Ltd., Inventors and Owners of the Froth Flotation Processes for the Concentration of Metalliferous Ores. Clubs: Min. and Metallurgical, Royal Thames Yacht. Address: 62, London Wall, London, E.C. T. A.: "Rillstope." T. N.: 6940 London Wall.
BROADHURST, Francis Arkle, A.M.I. Mech.E., A.M.I.E.E., Superintendent of Stores, H.E.H. Nizams Guaranteed State Railways, Secunderabad, India. T. A.: " Storage, Secunderabad." b. 1887. Ed. Wycliffe College, Stonehouse, Glos. With Brush Electrical Engineering Co. at Loughboro and Bombay; British Westinghouse Co. at Manchester; Heatly and Gresham, Ltd., at Bombay; G.I.P. Railway Co. Stores Department, Bombay.
BROCK, Herbert J., A.M.I.Mech.E., M.J. Inst.E., Civil and Mechanical Engineer, Cumberland House, Hide Road, Harrow, Middlesex. T. N.: 1975 Hammersmith. b. 188o; s. of Lieut. S. Brock, R.N. Ed. and Professional Training: Private; Polytechnic School Engineering, Regent Street and Battersea. Professional Career: Pupil and Assistant late Joseph Thomas, M.Inst.C.E., on Estate Work, Harbour Work, Water Work and Liskeard and Looe Rly., 1894-1900; Saxby and Farmer, Ltd., Railway Signal Engineers, Kilburn, N.W., 1900-2; British Central Africa Co., Ltd., Assistant Engineer, Surveys and Construction, Lower Shire Rly. and Shire Highland Rly., Nyasaland, B.C.A., 1902-8; private Motor business 1908-1o. Crown Agents for Colonies, West Africa, Gold Coast Government Rlys., Survey and Construction, Assistant Engineerin-Charge, 1910-15; now Chief Engineer, Fullers, Ltd., Confectioners, Hammersmith. Corona Club. War Services.—August, 1914, to March, 1915, 2ndLieut. Machine Gun Section Gold Coast Railway and Mines Volunteers; April, 1915, to August, 1919, B.E.F., France. Private to Sergeant, 1915, to February, 1917, in M.T.A.S.C.; February, 1917, commission in R.E.'s; 11oth Co. (Rly. Cons. Co. ), March, 1918, tooth Railway Signalling and Interlocking Co. R.E.; Lieutenant, August, 1918; Captain, September, 1918; demobilized August 3, 1919.
BROCK, Reginald Walter, M.A., F.R.S.C., M.Inst.M.M., F.G.S., Dean Coll. of Applied Sc., University of British Columbia; b. 1874; s. of Rev. Thos. Brock. Ed. Toronto University, Queen's University. Training: Sch. of Min., Kingston; Heidelberg University. Career: Geologist, Canadian Geological Survey, 1897-1907; Prof. of Geology, Queen's University and Sch. of Min., 1902-07; Director, Geological Survey of Canada, 1907; Deputy Minister of Mines, 1914; Ex-Vice Pres. A.A.A.S.; General Secretary, International Geological Congress. Publ.: " Physical Basis of Canada," Can. Geological Survey Publications. Clubs: Rideau, Ottawa, Vancouver. Address: Vancouver,.B.C.
BRODIE, John Alexander, M.Eng. (Liverpool), Wh. Sc., Pres.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., M.Inst.M. and Cy.E., City Engr. of Liverpool; b.1858. Career: After a varied experience in Spain on Harbour Work and in private practice as a Civil Engr. in Liverpool, appointed City Engr. 1898; since that time has been responsible for the planning and development of Liverpool. Member of Ctee. of Experts to advise the Government of India on Site and Town Planning of new Capital at Delhi, 1912; Member of Roads Advisory Ctee. to the Ministry of Transport. Clubs: Royal Automobile, Wallasey Golf. Address: Municipal Buildings, Liverpool; Aigburth Hall, Liverpool. T. N.: Bank 872o, Liverpool; Lark Lane 479, Liverpool.
BRODIE, Robert, M.Inst.C.E., 19, Clare Street, Bristol. T. A.: " Concrete, Bristol." T. N.: 4182 Bristol. b. 1861; s. of Walter Brodie, farmer, Kincardineshire. Ed. Madras Academy, Cupar and Madras College, St. Andrew's. Professional Career: 18 years (1877-95) with John Waddell and Sons as Pupil, Engineer, then Agent on Tay Bridge Railways, Arbroath and Montrose Railway, Whitby and Loftus Railway, Scarborough and Whitby Railway, Mersey Tunnel, Inverkeithing and Burntisland Railway, Loch Katrine Aqueduct. From 1895-6 with Price and Wills as Agent on Fraserburgh Harbour Improvements; 20 years (1896-1916) with L. P. Nott, in charge of all his work, including Peterhead Harbour, Prince of Wales Dry Dock, Swansea, new entrances to North and South Docks, Swansea, Llanelly Dock and Reservoir, Canada Branch Dock, Liverpool, Tranmere Docks, G.C. and G.W. Railway in Bucks, Wicklow Breakwater, Wick Harbour, Middle Dry Dock, South Shields, Cardiff Reservoir, Cromarty and Dingwall Railway, L. and N.W. Railway widening, North Wales, Widnes New Lock, Newport Dry Dock, improvements to Clover's Dry Docks, Birkenhead, etc.; 3 years (1916-9). executor of L. P. Nott in charge of works. War Services.—As executor of L. P. Nott carrie d out war work at Invergordon, Cromarty, Fort George, South Shields, Killingholme, Yarmouth , Farnborough, Henbury, and Cumberland.
BROMLY, Alfred Hammond, MoI.Mech.E., M.Inst.M.M., Cons. Engr. (Mech. anti Min.); b. 1866; s. of Thomas Houlding Bromly. Articled to Robt. Warner and Co., Hydraulic Engrs., London; Engr. and Asst. Man., Cerro de Pasco Goldfields, Ltd., S. Africa; Engr. and Assayer, Clarkson Stanfield Concentrator, Ltd., London; Engr. and Man., Carndochan Mine, N. Wales; Engr. and Mill Supt., Choukpazat Gold Mine, Burma; Man., Almaraz Tin Min. and Smelting Co., Spain; Man., Platanillo Mines Co., Taxco, and Pacific Copper Co., Petatlan, Guerrero, Mexico; Cons. Engr., London and Mexico; Inspections, reports and managements in Mexico, West Indies, British Columbia, New Zealand, Ireland, India and Finland; Asst. Inspector, M. of M., Woolwich and Glasgow, 1916-19; Cons. Engr., London, 1919-21. Club: British, Mexico City. Address: 94, Lennard Road, S.E.2o.
BROOK, Reginald Vernon Charlesworth Major late R.A.F., A. M.I.E.E., M.I.A.E., Elec. and Mech. Eng., The Nook, Shirley, Birmingham. T. A.: "Major Brook, Shirley." T. N.: 37 Shirley, Birmingham. b. 1886. Ed. and Professional Training: Bradford Grammar School, Birmingham Technical College, Phoenix Dynamo Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Works, Bradford. Professional Career: Formerly Midland Engineer and Manager for Phoenix Dynamo Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Bradford; Midland Agent for " Orwell " Electric Vehicles, made by Ransomes Sims and Jeffries, Ltd., Ipswich; Midland Agent for " Emcol " Patent totally-enclosed motors and " Coris " Aluminium Die Castings; Midland Agent for Reavell and Co., Ltd., Ipswich; Midland Agent for Scaratoil Fuming Co., Ltd., London. On Committee of following: R.A.C., A.C.U., Roads Improvement Assoc. (Birmingham Branch), Commercial Motor Users' Assoc. (Birmingham Branch); Chairman, Midland Light Car Club; Pres., Birmingham M.C.C. Clubs: R.A.C., Midland Wheel. War Services.—R.N.V.R. attached R.N.A.S. and R.A.F., August, 1915, to February, 1919. Chief Production Officer for engines at Aircraft Production Department, Ministry of Munitions.
BROOKE, Robert Grundy, M.I.Mech.E., Mech. Engr.; Man. Dir., Holden and Brooke, Ltd., Manchester; b. 1857; s. of Wm. Grundy. Ed. Privately, and Owen's Coll. Training: Sharp, Stewart and Co., Ltd. (Manchester ). Asst. Works Manager, Sharp, Stewart and Co., Ltd. (Manchester ), and took charge for them in France of the erection and delivery of i oo locomotives for the French Rlys. (" P.L.M.," Orleans and Ouest ); Patentee of many improvements in injectors, etc ). Club: Brazennose (Manchester ). Address: Upton Grange, Macclesfield. T. A.: " Sirius, Manchester." T. N.: 2461 Central.
BROOKE-POPHAM, Henry Robert Moore, Air Commodore, R.A.F., C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., A.F.0., A.F.R.Ae.S., Director of Research, Air Ministry, and Chairman, R.Ae.S.; b. 1878; s. of Henry Brooke. Ed. Haileybury, Sandhurst, Staff Coll. Clubs: Army and Navy, Royal Air Force, Royal Aero. Address: 53, Upper Brook Street, W.I. T. N.: Mayfair 695o.
BROOKS, Cecil Joslin, F.I.C., M.Inst.M.M., Metallurgist to the Mijnbouw-Maatschappij Simau, Sumatra; b. 1875; s. of John Shirley Brooks. Ed. Privately. Training: King's Coll., London. 1896-7—Asst., Stanger and Blount's Lab. and Testing Works, Westminster; Chemist to Sussex Portland Cement Co., Newhaven; 1897-1900—Metallurgical Chemist to Quirk Barton and Co., London; 1900-3— Cyanide Manager, Borneo Co., Ltd., at their Gold Mine, Bidi, Sarawak; prospecting for gold ore in new districts and research on the treatment of arsenical antimonial gold ore; 1904-6--Metallurgist to Quirk, Barton and Co.; research in treatment of Cobalt silver ore and bismuth ores, ultimately erecting bismuth plant; Departmental Manager of same; 1907-10—Return to Sarawak as Cyanide Manager at Bidi; later at Bau; research on the Pahang Consolidated Co.'s tin ores, soils and agricultural matters; 1912-21—Chief Chemist and Metallurgist to the Simau Gold Mining Co., Sumatra. Short papers in various Journals on Chemical and Metallurgical Subjects, also contributions on botany, etc., to the Journal S.B. Royal Asiatic Soc. Clubs: Royal Societies; St. James's; Mining and Metallurgy. Address: Post Labong Tandai, Benkoelen, Sumatra. T. A.: "Lebong Tandai."
BROOKS, J. I. Law, A.M.I.E.E., Electrical Engineer, Wyndcliffe, Park Road, Stretford, Manchester. Ed. Dean Close School, Cheltenham, and Municipal School of Technology, Manchester. Apprenticeship course at the works of the British Westinghouse Electrical Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Trafford Park, Manchester, now the Metropolitan Vickers Electrical Co. At present Manager Motor Sales Department.
BROOM, George James Cottom, M.Inst.C.E., M.Cons.E., Cons. Civil and Water Engr., r6, Harrington Street, Liverpool.
BROTHERTON, Charles Edward, A.M.I.E.E., M.I.M.E.E., Mechanical and Electrical Engineer,. " Glenholme," Newcomen Terrace, Redcar, Yorkshire; b. 1882. Ed. and Professional Training:Collegiate School, Bishop Auckland; Darlington) Technical College, Armstrong College, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Apprenticeship with Robert Wilson and Sons,. Mining and General Engineers, Bishop Auckland,, Durham. Professional Career: Seven years with Newcastle-on-Tyne Electric Supply Co., Ltd.,. operating and construction of power stations, estimating and laying out heavy electrical power equipments for shipyards, collieries and factories. Electrical Engineer to Pease and Partners for construction of 6,000 k.w. power station at Thorne Colliery, nr. Doncaster. Resident Engineer and Chief Assistant. to Civil Engineer for the construction of Oficina. Mapocho for the Liverpool Nitrate Co., Ltd., Chile,. South America. War Services.—Lieut. Royal Engineers, Inland Waterways and Docks, 1916-19. In Command of Workshops for installation, repair and maintenance• of Heavy Internal Combustion Engines and Refrigeration at the Base Dockyard of the Inland Water Transport, Basrah, Mesopotamia. Mentioned in, the dispatches of Sir W. R. Marshall, K.C.B., for Distinguished and Gallant Services and Devotion) to Duty. Gazette, June 3, 1919.
BROUGHALL, George, M.I.E.E., M.Amer.. I.E.E., A.M.I.Mech.E., Assistant Electrical Engineer London and North-Western Railway, Euston Station, London, N.W.I. T. A.: " C/o Leigh,. Euston." T. N.: Museum 2930, Extn. 164. b. 1871; only s. of George Broughall, Worfield, Salop; m. Christina Waterhouse Sinclair, d. of Chas. John Sinclair, Caithness, N.B. Ed. Worfield Grammar School and Mason's Science College, Birmingham. For a short period in the works of Elwell Parker, Ltd., Wolverhampton, and subsequently articled to the Manchester and District Edison Electric Light Co., Ltd., Manchester. Acted as one of the Engineers of the Manchester Edison Swan Co., Ltd., and subsequently as Engineer in charge of the Generating Station of the Altrincham Electric Supply Co., Ltd. In 1897 joined the staff of Fawcus and Clirehugh, Consulting Engineers, Manchester, and supervised. for them the erection of the Electricity Supply undertakings for Ashton-under-Lyne and Eccles Corporations. In 1899 acted as Resident Engineer for Railway Lighting, Ltd., at Leicester, and supervised for them the erection of the Power Stations for the Great Central Railway (London Extension) at Leicester, Nottingham and Annesley. In 1900 was appointed Chief Assistant to Lacey Sillar and Leigh, Consulting Engineers, Westminster, and in 1910 was taken into partnership by this Firm. In 1911 joined the staff of the Chief Electrical Engineer of the London and North-Western Railway as Technical Assistant, and in 1918 was appointed Assistant. Electrical Engineer to the Company. Chief Works: Whilst with Lacey Sillar and Leigh was principally engaged on the Design and Supervision of Electric Lighting, Power and Tramway undertakings in many of the principal towns in the country, including Salford, Blackburn, Bury, Rochdale, Batley, Swindon, Tynemouth, Bournemouth, etc. Since 1911 prepared the estimates, designs and specifications A for the Electrification of the London and NorthWestern and North London Railways (including the former Company's large Power Station at Stonebridge Park) under the supervision of the Company's Chief Electrical Engineer.
BROWELL, William Chief Draughtsman since Whampoa Dock Co., Ltd., Coll., Sunderland. Hons. Hongkong.
BROWETT, Henry Arthur, A. M.E.E., Motor and Electrical Engineer, 193, Loughborough Road, Leicester, and 30-32, Dover Street, Leicester. T. N.: 545. b. 1886. Ed. Wyggeston School (Leicester); Leicester Technical School; Armstrong College, Newcastle. Career: With Newcastle Electric Supply Co., Ltd.; now Man. Dir., Browett, Solwell and Co., Ltd., Motor Engineers. War Services.—Royal Engineers.
BROWN, Alfred W., M.I.Mech.E., Consulting Industrial Engineer, Mill, Factory and Works Architect, Textile Buildings, Belfast. T. N.: 3109. b. 1881. Ed. at the Royal Academy, Belfast, and served pupilage in the Boiler Works of Victor Coates and Co., Ltd., and Engine Works of Combe, Barbour and Combe, Ltd., Belfast. Professional Career: With Davidson and Co., Ltd., Sirocco Engineering Works, Belfast; Clayton and Shuttleworth, Ltd., Lincoln; Galloways, Ltd., Manchester; J. H. Carruthers and Co., Ltd., Glasgow; Peter Brotherhood, Ltd., London. Commenced practice in Belfast in 1909 as Consulting Industrial Engineer and Mill, Factory and Works Architect. Chief Works: Design and construction of complete works (buildings, machinery and plant) for Ravarnette Weaving Co., Ltd., Lisburn, £10,000; International Salt Co., Ltd., Carrickfergus, £25,000: Saltzworks Heilbron, Wurtemberg, £30,000; Herdmans, Ltd., Sion Mills, Co. Tyrone (Hydro Electric Plant), £20,000; proposed Hydro Electric Scheme for Lough Strangford for 33,000 k.w. Publication: " Design of Marine Multitubular Boilers." Club: Royal North of Ireland Yacht. War Services.—Superintendent Engineer for Ulster Area.for Ministry of Munitions up to April, 1919.
BROWN, Archibald Thomas, M.Inst.M.M. (Lond.), M.Am.Inst.M.E., Min. Engr.; Cons. Work; b. 186o; s. of late Thomas Brown, Denver, Norfolk. Ed. Gt. Yarmouth Grammar Sch. Training: King's Coll., London; and Royal Sch. of Mines, London. Career: 1881-3—MM. and Arsenic Work in Cornwall; and Metall. Work, King's Coll., London, and Towcester, Northamptonshire; 1883-5 —in Charge of Experimental Work in Gold Tailings in Australia; also visiting American Min. Fields; since 1885—Cons. Min. Work; Inspection and Valuation of Min. Properties throughout Australasia. Clubs: The Bohemians', and Royal Melbourne Golf. Address: 31, Queen Street, Melbourne. T. A.: " Whalebone, Melbourne." T. N.: 6501 Central.
BROWN, Arthur Goodwin, Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., M.R.San.I., Civil Engineer, Burton Buildings, Parliament Street, Nottingham. T. N.: 4833. b. 1878; eldest s. of A. Brown, M.Inst.C.E., City Engineer, Nottingham. Ed. University College, Nottingham; Articled to A. Brown, City Engineer, Nottingham. Professional Career: 7 years Assistant City A Gregson, M.I.N.A.; 19 t , Hongkong and Hongkong. Ed. Tech. Medallist, N.A. Club: Engineer's Department, Nottingham; schemes carried out for Main Drainage, Flood Prevention Works, costing £250,000. Partner in firm of Elliott and Brown; Works carried out costing £200,000 for Drainage, Water Supply and Estate Development. War Services.—Lieutenant R.A.S.C.M.T., B.E.F., France, 1916-9.
BROWN, Bernard Hardisty, M.I.Mech.E., Mech. Eng. Ed. The University (Faculty of Eng. ), Sheffield. Pupil John Brown and Co., Ltd., Sheffield; Head Draughtsman, afterwards Manager, Bateman Machine Tool Co., Ltd., Leeds; Works Manager, Thos. Shanks and Co., Johnstone, Scotland; now Manager, Associated British Machine Tool Makers, Ltd., Newcastle-on-Tyne. Address: " Springfield," Beverley Gardens, Cullercoats, Northumberland. T. A.: "Britoolmak, Newcastle-on-Tyne." T. N.: Central 2183.
BROWN, C. J., M.Inst.C.E., Chief Engr., Great Northern Rly., King's Cross Station, London, N.
BROWN, Frederick Alexander William, O.B.E., Major (R.A.O.C.), Retired List, Cons. Engr.; b. 1857; s. of T. D. J. Brown, Shooters Hill, S.E. Ed. Woolwich. Training: Ordnance Factories and Ordnance Coll., Woolwich. Career: Work connected with the erection and maintenance of heavy guns and mountings in various parts of the world; during the War responsible for the inspection and purchase of Machine Tools, Power Plant (Mech. and Elec.); designed special Mech. Appliances and Equipment for " Light," " Medium " and " Heavy " Workships sent overseas. Address: 66, Underhill Road, Dulwich, S.E.22.
BROWN, George, M.I.N.A., Founder and Senior Partner of Geo. Brown and Co., Shipbuilders; b. 1859. Ed. Glasgow. Distinctions: Govt. Medal for Naval Architecture. Address: Garvel Shipyard, Greenock. T. A.: "Rapido." T. N.: 135.
BROWN, George John Leigh, A.M.I.E.E., M.I.Mech.E., Late Capt. R.G.A. and Staff Capt. R.E. in European War, Elec. and Mech. Engr.; Director of Edmiston, Brown and Co., Ltd.; b. 1876; s. of late Rev. Thomas Brown, M.A. Ed. Ayr Academy. Training: Glasgow Tech. Coll. Honours in Mechanics. App. with Dubbs and Co., Locomotive Builders, Glasgow; thereafter with Glasgow and South Western Rly., North British Rly., and Bruce Peebles and Co., Ltd., Edinburgh, in Works and Drawing Office; then outside contract Engr. for them in the erection of Power Station Plants; with the Fife Electric Power Co., Dunfermline, also The Scottish Central Power Co. and Falkirk Tramways; Tech. Adviser and Sales Eng. Man. in Manchester for Lancashire, Yorkshire and Midland; in private practice, 1908. Club: Conservative, Glasgow, and R.A.C., London. Address: 8, Fifth Avenue,; Kelvinside, Glasgow. T. A.: " Economical, Glasgow." T. N.: Office: 1189 and 90 Central; Home 4336 Western.
BROWN, George Matthews, M.A. (Cant.), B.Sc. (Dun.), M.Inst.Met., M.I. and A.M.N. E.C.Inst., Cons. Elec., Engr., The United Steel Cos., Ltd.; b. 1872; s. of George Brown. Ed. Home, Durham Coll. of Sc., Newcastle and Trinity Coll., Camb. Training: Palmer's Shipbuilding and Iron Co.'s Engine Works Dept., Jarrow. Distinctions: Wh. Ex., 1895; Wh. Sch., 1897; Special Distinction in Maths., Physics and Eng. in final B.Sc. Examinations. Career.: Electrification of the Birmingham, Tame and Rea Sewage Works and Pumping Stations, many large Collieries and Steelworks while in the employment of the British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd., of Rugby; introduced oil immersed control gear for use underground; responsible for the elec. equipments of several large reversing rolling mills, including the 15,500 H.P. set in Steel, Peech and Tozer's Templeborough Works, and the 20,500 H.P. set in Dorman, Long and Co.'s new works at Redcar, both built by the British ThomsonHouston Co. Publ.: Sundry papers on Rolling Mills, Colliery Electrification and Ship Propulsion. Address: 13, Moncrieffe Road, Nether Edge, Sheffield.
BROWN, Gilmour Ewing, A.R.S.M. (Hons.), M.Inst.M.M., F.G.S., F.R.G.S., M.Inst.P.T., Min. Engr. and Petroleum Geologist; b. 1881; Training: Tech. Coll., Glasgow, and Royal Sch. of Mines. Distinctions: Wh. and Royal Exs.; De la Beche and Warrington Smyth Medals, R.S.M. Career: Post-Graduate Practical Training in Mines in W. Australia; Exploration of Territory and Development of Mines and Oilfields in Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, the Malay States, Siam, Burma, Sumatra, Borneo, Korea, Japan and China. Cons. Engr. and Geologist to the Maatschappij Tot Mijn-. Bosch-, en Landbouwexploitatie in Langkat, Sumatra; the Shanghai Exploration and Development Co., Ltd.; the Mentoukou (Sino-Foreign ) Coal Min. Co., Chihli Province, China; The Tching Wha Coal Min. Co., China. Address: " Applegarth," Balloch, Dumbartonshire.
BROWN, James, C.B.E. , Wh.Sc., M.Inst. C.E., M.I.N.A. (Member of Council), M.I. Mech.E., M.I.Mar.E., Man. Dir., Scott's S. and E. Co., Ltd., Greenock.
BROWN, John Coggin, O.B.E., D.Sc., M.Inst.M.M., M.I.Min.E., F.G.S., Min. Geologist; Officiating Supt., Geological Survey of India, attached Imperial Mineral Resources Bureau; b. 1884; s. of late G. R. Brown. Ed. King James I Sch., Bishop Auckland. Training: Armstrong Coll., Newcastle:bn-Tyne. Distinctions: Senior Pemberton and Johnston Sch.,Freire-Marreco and Shaw Medallist. Career: 1906—Geological Work in the Himalayas; I907—Io—Examination of Mineral Deposits in Yunnan Province, Western China; 1911—Advisory Work in Burma Oilfields; 1912—with the Abor Field Force, Eastern Himalaya; awarded India General Service Medal and Clasp; 1913—Curator, Geological Survey, Calcutta; co-opted Member, Jherria Coalfields Map Committee; 1914—Mining Work in Northern Shan States; 1915-19—Inspector of Mines in Burma and in charge Geological Survey Party,Tavoy and Mergui; 1919 to date, attached Imperial Mineral Resources Bureau and Office of Indian Trade Commissioner, London. Publ.: " Geology and Ore Deposits of Bawdwin Mines, Burma "; " Factors Governing the Accurate Valuation of Gold-bearing Alluvials in Burma "; " Contributions to the Geology of the Province of Yunnan in Western China "; " Mines and Mineral Deposits of Yunnan "; " Ca§siterite Deposits of Tavoy," " Trade Notes on Indian Minerals," and numerous other papers dealing with mineral deposits and economic geology. Club: United Service, Calcutta. Address: 6o, Winchester House, Old Broad Street, E.C.2. T. N.: London Wall 3549.
BROWN, Matthew Taylor, B.Sc. (Glasgow), Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.M.M., Cons. Engr. and Director of Cos.; b. 1856; s. of Hugh Brown. Ed. Glasgow High Sch. and Glasgow University. Training: Eglinton Engine Works, Glasgow. Clubs: National Liberal; Liberal, Glasgow; Min. and Met. Address: 4, London Wall Buildings, E.C.2. T. A.: " Unstock, London." T. N.: London Wall 2444.
BROWN, Peter Boswell, M.Inst.M.M., M.I. and S.I., M.Inst.C.E., Man. Dir., Hadfields, Ltd. Address: 12, Gladstone Road, Sheffield.
BROWN, Robert Gilman, Cons. Min. Engr.; b. 1864; s. of Samuel Gilman Brown. Ed. Dartmouth Coll., New Hampshire, U.S.A. Training: Sch. of Mines, Columbia University, U.S.A. Career: Mines Supt., Butte, Montana, U.S.A.; Gen. Manager and Vice-Pres., Standard Consol. Min. Co., California, U.S,A.; Pres. Brunswick Con. Gold Min. Co., California; Cons. Engr. and Director of various English Min. Cos. Clubs: American Club. Address: Pinner's Hall, Austin Friars, London, E.C.2. T. A.: " Argeby, London." T. N.: London Wall 2776.
BROWN, Robert Harry, 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 Corpn. Gasworks; erected large Gasholder, Installation of Vertical Retorts, Power and Plant Houses Machinery, etc. Address: Gasworks, Birkenhead. T. A.: "Gas, Birkenhead." T. N.: 1700 Birkenhead.
BROWN, Robert Henry, M.I.Mech.E., Mechanical Engineer, " Keniston," Oakwood Avenue, Beckenham, Kent. T. A.: "Wemoulanco, Ave, London." T. N.: Bromley 1953; London Wall 319. b. 1869. Ed. Royal High School, Edinburgh. Engineering Training at Aitken, McNeil and Co. (now John McNeil and Co. ), Colonial Iron Works, Govan, and College of Science and Arts, Glasgow. For 13 years engaged in Burma and Siam in the design and erection of rice mills; 7 years as Works Manager in Bangkok, Siam, with Howarth Erskine, Ltd., Engineers and Contractors, carrying out various civil, mechanical and electrical engineering contracts, many of which were for the Siamese Government. In 1911, started own firm under the title of Barrow, Brown and Co., as general consulting engineers and contractors. In 1918, retired from active interest in the business after its conversion into limited liability company as Barrow, Brown and Co., Ltd. In 1918, returned to England and joined W. E. Moulsdale and Co., of 6, Castle Street, Liverpool, as London Manager and opening London Office at io, Throgmorton Avenue. Chief Works: Construction at Bangkok of Banque de l'Indo-Chine, Chartered Bank of India, Australia and China, wharves and river bundings, Royal Naval Dockyard workshops, and ferro-concrete bridges. Member of Royal Automobile Club. War Services.—Civil Advisory Board with British. 2nd Army in Cologne in January and February, 1919
BROWN, Robert Mackie, B.Sc., A.M.I. Mech.E., Mechanical Engineer (Lecturer in Engineering) James Watt Laboratories, University of Glasgow. Ed. Allan Glen's School, Glasgow; Glasgow University. Apprenticeship with Napier Brothers, Ltd., Glasgow. Subsequently in drawing office or works of:—Albion Motor Car Co., Ltd., Glasgow; D. Stewart and Co., Ltd., Glasgow; Brown Brothers, Ltd., Edinburgh; Barr and Stroud, Ltd., Anniesland. Joined the Engineering Staff of Glasgow University in 1908. Past President, Glasgow University Engineering Society; O.C. Engineer Unit, Glasgow University O.T.C. War Services.-2nd Lieut. 1st Highland Field Co., Royal Engineers; 2nd Lieut. Royal Flying Corp and Royal Air Force attached Department of Aeronautical Supplies.
BROWN, Robert Oughton, M.I.Min.E. (Member of Council), Colliery Engr., Newbiggin Colliery, Newcastle-on-Tyne.
BROWN, Sidney George, F.R.S., M.I.E.E., Inventor and Elec. Engr.; b. 1873; s. of Sidney Brown, of Bournemouth. Ed. Harrogate Coll., London University Coll. Training: With Crompton and Co. Career: Invented the Drum Cable Relay and Magnetic Shunt which first relayed messages over long submarine cables; also the Cable Magnifying Relay and Thermo-Electric Relay; in conjunction with late Sir Henry Hozier discovered first practical methods of directing Hertz waves; invented the single joint Iridium Microphonic Relay for magnifying inaudible Telephone Currents; the Granular Carbon Microphone Relay for Telephone Lines; also Simplex Switching to use a Telephone Relay in the middle of a long Telephone Line speaking both ways; an improved Telephone Receiver of great sensitiveness for use in Wireless Telegraphy; and an Elec. Stethoscope enabling the heart beats to be heard in the room and over 'co miles of Telephone Line; invented methods by which for the first time Airships and Aeroplanes could receive wireless messages, 1912; discovered the Stimulation of Oxidation and other Chemical actions by the (Cathalytic ? ) action of alternating Currents of high frequency. Invented a Gyroscopic Compass for use on board ship; now extensively used, and numerous inventions, including the Liquid Microphone and other sound devices. Served on the Admiralty Ordnance Council during the War. Publ.: Papers read before the Inst. of Elec. Engrs. on his Submarine Cable Relay, The Telephone Relay, Modern Submarine Telegraphy, Royal Institution, Magnifying Feeble Currents, Physical Society; lectured on the Gyroscopic Compass before the Royal Inst. and the British Assoc; Papers before the Royal Society. Address: 52, Kensington Park Road, W.11. T. A.: " Sidbrownex, London." T. N.: Park 2496. Club:
BROWN, Vernon S., Sq.-Ldr., R.A.F., Chief Tech. Officer, Instrument Design Establishment, R.A.F., Biggin Hill. Served as a Pilot in the R.F.C. during the War, later as an Experimental Pilot at the Royal Aircraft Establishment, Farnborough, and at the Aeroplane Experimental Establishment, Martlesham; appointed in 192o to the Tech. Dept. Air Ministry (Aeroplane Design Section ).
BROWN, William, B.Sc. (Edin.), M.Inst.C.E., Divisional Irrigation Engr., Ceylon. b. 1872 s. of Joseph Brown. Ed. Edinburgh University. Training: With J. and A. Leslie and Reid, Edinburgh. Club: Corona. Address: Irrigation Dept. Trincomalee. Ceylon.
BROWN, William, C.B.E., M.Inst.C.E., M.I. Mech.E., M.N.A M.Inst.Met., Man. Dir., Wm. Simons and Co., Ltd., Renfrew. Address: Kilrene, 7, Whittingehame Gardens, Great Western Road, Glasgow.
BROWN, William, B.Sc., M.I.E.E., M.R.I.A., Prof. of Elec. Eng.; b. 1856. Ed. Glasgow University. Training: Eng. and Shipbuilding Works, Greenock, and 6 years under Lord Kelvin, Glasgow. Career: 33 years in the Royal Coll. of Sc. for Ireland, Dublin. Publ.: 36 Scientific papers and 4 books. Club: The Dublin Scientific. Address: Royal Coll. of Sc., Dublin. T. A.: " Education, Dublin." T. N.: 458.2.
BROWNE, Alexander Fleming, M.I. Mech.E., Heating, Ventilating and Drying Engineer, 33, King Street, Covent Garden, W.C.2; b. 1878; s. of the late Wm. Browne, Drapersfield House, Cookstown, Co. Tyrone. Ed. at Cookstown Academy and Belfast Technical School; apprenticeship as engineer with Fairbairn, Lawson, Combe, Barbour, Ltd., Belfast. Professional Career: years with Fairbairn, Lawson, Combe, Barbour, Ltd., as draughtsman; 2 years in the works of Davidson and Co., Ltd., Belfast, as draughtsman; 14 years in Davidson and Co., Ltd., London Office, as district engineer and representative engaged in the design of Heating, Drying and Ventilating Plants, Forced and Induced Draught, Fume and Dust Removal, etc. Chief Works: Stepney Borough Council, new Electric Station, Mechanical Draught Plant; University College, Ventilation of new Chemistry Buildings, Physiology Institute, Architectural School, etc. Ventilating Scheme for T.S.Y. Iolanda. Heating and Ventilation of Whitbread's premises. War Services.—Part time R.N.V.R. Anti-Aircraft Corps, Searchlight Section. Design of drying plants for vegetables and herbs in connection with Government requirements. Large number of installations for Ministry of Munitions for fans for heating, drying , ventilating, etc., also War Office and Admiralty contracts.
BROWNE, Harold Montagu, M.I.N.A., F.C. M.S., Cons. Engr. to J. M. Lennard and Sons, Ltd., Ship owners, M'bro; Surveyor to London Salvage Assoc.; b. 1877; s. of late John L. Browne, Shipowner, Sunderland. Ed. Sunderland and York (Bootham Sch.). Training: Five years app. North Eastern Mar. Eng. Co.'s Works, Sunderland. Club: The West Hartlepool. Address: 4, Victoria Terrace, West Hartlepool. T. A.: Survey. T. N.: 522, 527 Residence.
BROWNE, T. B., Lt.-Col., O.B.E., M.I.Mecb. E., M.I.A.E., M.S.A.E. (U.S.A.), Automobile Engineer, 32, Onslow Square, London, S.W.7. T. N.: 4693 Western. Ed. University College School and King's College, London. Designer and Constructor of Automobiles from 8 to 90 H.P. for passenger and goods transport. President Institution of Automobile Engineers, 1913-14; Member of Council of Institution Automobile Engineers; Member of R.A.C. Committee; Member of R.A.C. Technical Committee. Publications: Papers on Automobile Engineering subjects read before the Institution of Automobile Engineers and Society of Automobile Engineers (U.S.A. ) on Motor Van, Omnibus, Design, etc. Clubs: R.A.C., United R.A.S.C. War Services.—From August, 1914, to end of War. Lieut. to Lieut.-Col. in Mech. Transport, Royal Army Service Corps. On active service in France from August, 1915, to May, 1918. Mentioned in Dispatches, January, 1917.
BROWNE, W. Ruddle, Capt., M.I.Mech.E.; b. 1876; s. of W. E. N. Brown, Barrister. Ed. France and Switzerland. Pupil Loco. Shops, M. and S.W. Jn. Rly., and L.B. and S.C. Rly. Training: University Coll., London. Asst. Eng. L. and J. Docks; Engr. to Fownes Forge Eng. Co.; Charge of Diamond Drilling Co., Johannesburg, for Ed. Charter and Co.; Manager Brit. Am. Machinery Co., for the British Am. Tobacco Co.; also re-organized their factory staffs, machinery, etc., in China; Partner with Mr. Hopper and Geo. Attwood as Con. Engrs; Cons. Motor Engr., 1914-19. Club: The Wellington. Address: Chiseldon House, Swindon, Wilts.
BROWNE, Walter Stephen, A.M.I.E.E., Electrical Engineer: Gas and Oil Engine (High Speed ), Departmento Electrico, Talleres, F.C.C.A., Rosario de Sta Fe, Argentina; b. November 12, 1886. Ed. Brighton Grammar School, Brighton Technical College. Three years apprenticeship with general engineer's shop. Four years with British Westinghouse, Manchester, Erecting Shops Dynamo Test and Meter Test. Three years Central Argentine Railway, Test Department, Armature Repair Shop, and General Electrical and Mechanical Repairs of all Locomotive Motors in shops. At present Superintendent of Repair Shops and Electrical Equipment of Power House: I Mixed Pressure Westinghouse Turbine F 5o K.W. 500 V.; 3 Bellis and Morcom Triple Expansion Soo K.W. 500 V.; 1 Bellis and Morcom 25o K.W. War Services.—Joined the London Electrical Engineers, Royal Engineers Transport, November 26,1914, as. Sapper; promoted to Corporal in 1916; Commissioned in September, 1916; promoted March, 1918. In charge of Coast Defence Searchlights; Erector and Working Anti-aircraft Lights; four Anti-aircraft Lights (Dartford); Sea forts, Portsmouth; Royal Engineer Services.
BROWNING, George Elliot, M.Inst.C.E., M.Amer.S.C.E., M.I.E. (Ind.), Chief Engr., Cochin Government, since 1896; b. 1867; s. of late Arrott Browning, M.Inst.C.E. Ed. Private Tuition, and at Giggleswick, Yorks. Training: Pupil to Prof. Vernon Harcourt and Davey, Paxman and Co., 1884-88; London University Coll., 1888-9. Career: Central Northern Rly. extensions, Argentine; had entire charge of Los Colorados Section; Reconnaissance Surveys for Trans-Andean Rly.; Surveys and Construction Hill Rly., India; also Hill Grove-Burliar Section of Nilgiri Mountain Rly.; made special Reconnaissances for Sir F. Upcott for West Coast Rly. extensions and developments; Res. Engr., Madras Rly; appointed to the Cochin Govt.; Ag.C.E. from November, 1896, with full powers; confirmed C.E. following year with retrospective effect; Joint Commissioner West Coast Erosion; Originator of the present Cochin Harbour Scheme; explored entire Hinterland, re Radial Rlys. for same; discovered Hydro-electric possibilities of Cochin and Travancore. Clubs: The Grosvenor, The Madras. Address: Trichur, South India.
BROWNLIE, David, B.Sc., Hons. (Loud.), F.C.S., A.I.Mech.E., Assoc.M.I.Min.E., M.S. Wales. Inst.E., M.Amer.Chem.Soc., M.Amer. S.Mech.E., Tech. Chem. and Engr.; Manager and Director of Brownlie and Green, Ltd. Ed. Hulme Grammar Sch., Manchester, and Manchester Coll. of Technology. Asst. Tech. Chemist with Levinsteins, Ltd.; Tech. Chemist and Works Manager, W. G. Thompson, Ltd.; Works Manager The United Turkey Red Co., Ltd.; Manr. and Dir. of Brownlie and Green, Ltd., specializing in Fuel Economy, and advising on Factory Organization and General Chemical Eng. Publ.: Articles in " Engineering," and other Journals on " Coal Saving," etc., and " Coal Saving in the Chemical Industry." Paper on " Mechanical Stoking " before the I.Mech.E. Adviser during the War to the M. of M. (H.E. Dept.) in the control of the steam boilerplants of all the factories in Great Britain under the control of the High Explosives Dept. Address: 2, Austin Friars, London, E.C.2. T. A.: " Rupragli, Stock, London." T. N.: 6292 London Wall.
BROWNLIE, Thomas A. M., Govt. Agricultural Engr., Lyallpu, Punjab, India.
BROWNRIDGE, Charles, Col. (Retired), V.D., M.Inst.C.E., F.G.S., Borough Engr. and Surveyor, Birkenhead; b. 1861. Ed. Modern Sch., Leeds, etc. Training: At Leeds.
BROWNSON, Henry Winder, M.Sc., Ph.D., M.Inst.Met. (Member of Council), 43, St. Agnes Road, Moseley, Birmingham.
BRUCE, Charles William, Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., A.M.I.Mech.E., M.R.San.I., Civil Engineer, Barelily-Izatnagar, United Provinces, India,; b. 1871; m. 1899 (one d.). Ed. Gordon's College, Aberdeen, Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College. Apprenticeship with Walker and Duncan, Aberdeen. On completion joined the Glasgow and Paisley, Glasgow, Barrhead and Kilmarnock Joint Lines, 1892; Bengal and North Western Railway, India, 1896; transferred to Rohilkund and Kurmasn Railway, 1903. Chief Works: Gumti Bridge, Bengal and North Western Railway, 13 spans, zoo feet, £30,000; Ganges Bridge, Rohilkund and Kurmasn Railway, 20 spans, too feet, toc,000; Sardah Bridge, Rohilkund and Kurmasn Railway, 19 spans, 8o feet, ioo,o0c. War Services.—Collection and dispatch of railway materials; " mentioned."
BRUCE, Frederick Thompson, A.M.I.Mech.E., Mechanical Engineer, 6, Coblentz Avenue, Port of Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies; b. 188 Ed. Marine School, South Shields, England. Professional Training: Brigham and Cowan, Ltd., Engineers, South Shields. Mercantile Marine Engineer, 1906-9; Assistant Manager, Brigham and Cowan, Ltd., South Shields, from 1909-II; Assistant Engineer, Trinidad Government Floating Dock and Workshops, 191 1 -2; Engineer since 1912. War Services.—Engaged in the repair of H.M. naval vessels and mercantile marine calling and stationed at Trinidad.
BRUCE, Robert Arthur, 0.B.E., M.I.M.E., M.Inst.C.E., M.Sc., Aeronautical and Mech. Engr.; Joint Man. Dir., Petters, Ltd., and Manager, Westland Aircraft Works; b. April 15, 1869; s. of Robert Bruce, of Bristol; m. to only d. of E. Vaughan, of Barton Grange, nr. Taunton, on August 4, 1897. Ed. Clifton College, Bristol. Professional Training: Three years' course Mechanical Engineering, University College, followed by one year's Special Study and Laboratory Courses, 1886-1890. Whitworth Exhibitioner (first place 1890); Whitworth Scholar (first place 1892 ). Professional Career: Assistant Engineer, Design Branch Brennan Torpedo Works, assisting inventor, Louis Brennan, C.B., in the design of the torpedo and its installation, 1896-1901; Works Manager, Jos. Buckton and Co., Leeds, 1902-1904; Director and Works Manager, Jos. Buckton and Co., 1904-1907; Assistant Engineer to L. Brennan, C.B., assisting in the development of the Brennan Gyrostatic Monorail system of transport, 1907-1910; Engineer, Hick Hargreaves , Bolton, 1910-1912; Engineer and Manager, British and Colonial Aeroplane Co., Bristol, 1912-1913; Consulting Engineer, Greek Government, 1914; Lieutenant, R.N.V.R. Royal Naval Air Service, 19141915; Manager, Westland Aircraft Works (Branch of Petters, Ltd. ), Yeovil, 1915; Director, Petters, Ltd., 1916, and Manager, Westland Aircraft Works; Joint Managing Director, Petters, Ltd., and Manager, Westland Aircraft Works, 1918. Club: Constitutional. Address: " The Knoll," Yeovil. T. N.: 49 Yeovil.
BRUCE, William Joseph Willet, O.B.E., R.N.R., M.I.N.A., V.-Pres. I.Mar.E., P.Pres. Liverpool Eng. Soc. and Mem. of Council; Chief Supt. Engr., White Star Line and White StarDominion Line; b. Dec. 1, 1861; s. of late Capt. Alexander Bruce, of Aberdeen. Ed. at Huskisson Street Private Academy, Liverpool. App. Geo. Forrester and Co., Liverpool. Address: Oceanic Chambers, Canada Dock, Liverpool. T. A.: " Soundings, Liverpool." T. N.: Bootle 1160. Private Residence: "Brackenhurst," Lincoln Drive, Wallasey, Cheshire.
BRUNT, Frank Hoyle, M.Inst.C.E., M.I. Water E., M.C.I., Cons. Civil Engr. (Waterworks and Reinforced Concrete Structures), Ioo, Victoria Street, Westminster, S.W.i. T. N.: Victoria IIoo. Ed. Ardwick Green High Sch., Manchester, and the Manchester Tech. Sch. (now the Coll. of Technology). Eng. Training on the Manchester Waterworks Undertaking, 1890-95; Eng. Asst., Manchester Corpn. Waterworks, 1895-1905; Senior Eng. Asst., 1905-10; Waterworks Engr., Rochdale Corpn., 1910-2o; now in private practice; Special Lecturer on Land and Eng. Surveying, Manchester Sch. of Technology, 1899-1910; Engaged on design and construction of important works for the Manchester Corpn. (both by contract and administration ), including Settling Reservoirs, large Straining Well, 3o Miles Trunk Pipe Lines, 20 Miles Hydraulic Power Mains, Bridges, Parliamentary and other Surveys, etc.; Res. Engr. on 2-million Gallon Covered Service Reservoir for the Rochdale Corpn.; Designed and constructed Filtration Works, Residuum Lodges, Leaping Weir, and Retaining Walls; made Borings and Pumping Tests; investigated new sources of supply and prepared schemes for utilization of same, etc.; engaged on promotion of, and opposition to, schemes requiring the sanction of Parliament; advised large industrial concerns on the collection and treatment of their private sources of (water supply; Hon. Auditor, Inst. of Water Engrs., 1920. Publ.: Author of articles in Tech. Periodicals.
BRUNTON, John Dixon, O.B.E., B.Met. F.C.S., Transport and Steel Engineer, Inveresk Lodge, 6, Musselburgh. T. A.: " Wiremill, Musselburgh." T. N.: 33 Musselburgh. b. 1872; s. of W. N. Brunton; m. Helen, d. of Jas. Banks, J.P., of Pitteadie. Ed. Wesley College, Sheffield University. Professional Career: Managing Director of Bruntons of Musselburgh; Consulting Engineer to the MacWhyte Co., of Kenosha, Wis., U.S.A.; built Wire and Wire Rope Works in Canada, France, Russia. Publications: Papers before the Iron and Steel Institute, London, on Heat Treatment of Steel, Wire Manufacture, Cold Worked Material, etc. Club: R.A.C.
BRYAN, Bernard William, M.I.Mech.E.; Chief Engr., South Essex 'Waterworks, Romford.
BRYDGES, John Kempe, M.I.E.E., Elec. Engr. to the County Borough of Eastbourne; b. 1867; s. of Edward Thomas Brydges, late Town Clerk of Cheltenham. Ed. Cheltenham Coll. Training: King's Coll., London, and City Guilds, S. Kensington. Assoc. of King's Coll. Career: With the General Electric Co., U.S.A., for 6 years, in their Works, and erection of plants in Andover and Weymouth, Mass., and Augusta, Ga.; afterwards as Manager; returning to England, was on the staff of the late Robert Hammond; Elec. Engr., City of Wakefield, 1896; Elec. Engr. to the County Borough of Eastbourne, 1899. Address: Electricity Works, Eastbourne. T. A.: " Electricity Works, Eastbourne." T. N.: 33.
BRYDONE-JACK, Ernest Edmund, B.A., M.Inst.C.E., M M.Can.Soc.C.E., M.Am.Inst.Con.Engrs., Prof. of Civil Eng., University of Manitoba, Con. Engr. for Bridges, Canadian N. Rly. Western Lines. Address: University of Manitoba, Winnipeg.
BUCHAN, John Robertson, 0.B S.R.,R.N., M.I.Mar.E., Mar. Engr.; Branch Manager, United States Metallic Packing Co.,.Ltd., Bolton; b. 1877; s. of Jas. Buchan, Engr., Edinburgh. Ed. Crosshill Sch., Strathaven. Training: McGibbon's Mar. Eng. Coll., Glasgow. 1st Class Certificate. Club: Junior Conservative, Bolton. Address: Palatine Buildings, Knowsley Street, Bolton. T. A.: " Hollo, Bolton." T. N.: 406 Bolton.
BUCHANAN, Sir George Cunningham, K.C., I.E., M.Inst.C.E., Telford Medallist, Civil Engineer (Specialist in Harbours, Docks and River Works ), 16, Victoria Street, Westminster. T. A. " Propulsion, London." T. N.: Victoria 370. b. 1865; s. of late George Buchanan, M.Inst.C.E. Served pupilage on Tyne with J. Watt Sandeman for 2 years, and P. J. Messent, Chief Engineer, Tyne Improvement Commissioners, I year. Held positions as Residnt Engineer on various harbour, dock and railway works in Venezuela, South America, the Argentine Republic, Spain, Jamaica and England; Chief Engineer, Dundee Harbour, 1896-1901; Chairman and Chief Engineer, Rangoon Port Trust, 1901-15; Member of firm, C. S. Meik Buchanan, 1919. Chief Works: The Rangoon River Training Works; the Rangoon Port Works; Port and River Works at Basra, Mesopotamia. Publications: The Port of Dundee, The Port of Rangoon, The Rangoon River Training Works, The Administration and Development of Indian Ports, Articles on Development of I" Mesopotamia. Member of the East India United Service Club. War Services.—Mesopotamia, 191 5-7; Brig. -General, Administrative Services; in control of Port Administration and River Conservancy; Member Indian Munition Board, 1917-9; in charge of all the ordnance factories in India, and of munition manufacture outside ordnance factories.
BUCHANAN, J. H., M.I.N.A., Supt. Cons. Engr. to the Ben Line. Address: 68, Netherby Road, Trinity, Leith.
BUCHANAN, William, B.Sc., Wh. Sc., A.R. C.S., M.I.E.E., P.Pres. I.E.E.(S.A.), Cons. Elec. Engr. Training: Coatbridge Tech. Sch., Royal Coll. of Sc. (Lond. ), and Glasgow University. Senior Wh. Sch. 1889; Thomson Experimental Sch. 1890; Gold Medal 1919, S.A.Inst. Elec. Engr. App. Mech. Eng. with Lidgerwood Manufacturing Co., Coatbridge; Shift Engr., London Electric Supply Co.; Engr. to Fowler-Waring Cables Co.; A.C. Designer and Chief Engr., Electric Construction Co.; designed and constructed 4 Alternators, each 3,500 k.w.f., L.C.C.; also a 6,000 H.P. and a 4,800 H.P. D.C. Rolling Mill Ward-Leonard Plant; Lecturer on Electro-technics at Faraday House, 1909-I I; Prof. of Electro-technics, Sch. of Mines, Johannesburg, 1911-14; designed and installed the first Electric Steel-Melting Furnace in S. Af., since 1914; Cons. Elec. Engr. to various Municipalities and Corpns. Clubs: Rand, Johannesburg; Johannesburg Golf. Address: 75, Louis Botha Avenue, Houghton Estate, Johannesburg, S.A.
BUCK, Hon. Edward Clarke, M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., F.G.S., F.R.G.S., Director of P.W., British Guiana; J.P. for Trinidad, Tobago and British Guiana. Address Georgetown, Demerara.
BUCKHAM, Sir George T., M.I.Mech.E., a Director and Chief Ordnance Designer of Vickers Limited, " Highbury," Sidcup, Kent. T. N.: 121 Sidcup. b. at Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1863; s. of Mrs. Buckham and the late John Buckham; m. 1rd d. of M. Langley, of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Ed. Newcastle-upon-Tyne. T rained as an Ordnance Engineer at the Elswick Works of Sir W. G. Armstrong, Whitworth and Co., Ltd., and joined the Staff of Vickers, Limited, in 1895. Knighted February, 1917. Club: Conservative.
BUCKLE, Archibald Stewart, M.Inst.C.E., M.S.E.; b. 1867; s. of Cuthbert Robert Buckle. Commander R.N. Ed. Royal Academy, Gosport. Training: Crystal Palace Sch. of Practical Eng., Bessemer Premium Soc. of Engrs., 1914. Asst. to j. T. Firbank, Rly. Contractor, 2 years; Asst. to Charles Liddell, Cons. Engr., Westminster, 5 years; Asst. Engr., Assam Bengal Rly. Construction and Chittagong Port, 9 years; Executive Engr., Burma Rlys. Construction (Pegu Moulmein Rly. and Sittang Bridge), 3 years; Ceylon Govt. Rlys. (Indo-Ceylon Rly.), 3 years; War service, 1914-20; Engr.-inCharge, Bldg. Dept., Royal Gunpowder and Small Arms Factories, Waltham Abbey and Enfield Lock. Article in " The Engineer," June, 1913, on " The Pegu Moulmein Rly. and The Sittang Bridge." Address: c/o Henry S. King and Co., 9, Pall Mall, S.W.I.
BUCKLEY, Arthur Burton, O.B.E., Assoc. M.Inst.C.E., A.C.G.I., Irrigation Engineer, Inspector of Irrigation, Ministry of Public Works, Cairo, Egypt; b. 1877; s. of Arthur Burton Buckley; m. Stuarta F. Weyermann. Ed. St. Paul's School; City and Guilds, Central Technical College. Served three years at Thornycroft's. Assistant Engineer on the staff of the late Sir Benjamin Baker; Assistant Engineer with Topham, Jones and Railton on the New Bute Dock Contract, Cardiff. In 19o5 joined Egyptian Irrigation Service. Reported on water supply of Oases of Western desert, 1907 and 1908. In charge of Technical Section of Foreign Office Commission to Abyssinia in 1916 to report on Lake Tsana. Acting Inspector-General of Egyptian Irrigation and Drainage Projects. Publication: "Mesopotamia, as a Country for Future Development " (Cairo: Government Press). Clubs: Royal Thames Yacht, Piccadilly; Turf, Cairo. War Services.—Attached to Sir John Hewett, G.C.S.I., K.B.E., as technical officer during his mission to Mesopotamia on behalf of the Army Council, 1918.
BUCKLEY, Michael J., M.Inst.C.E.I. (Member of Council), City Hall, Dublin.
BUCKLEY, Robert Burton, C.S.I., M.Inst. C.E., 44, Clanricarde Gardens, London, W.2.; b. 1847; s. of Rev. John Wall Buckley; m. Ada Marion, d. of late Major K. R. Finnimore, R.A. Ed. Merchant Taylors School. One of the first Whitworth Scholars in 1869. Appointed to Indian Public Works Department by Competitive Examination in 1869. Served thirty-three years as Irrigation Engineer in India. Retired as Chief Engineer of Irrigation in Bengal. Publications: " The Irrigation Works of India "; " Irrigation Pocket Book," and others.
BUCKMASTER, Harry Cuthbert, O.B.E., J.P., Mech., Elec., Electro-chemical, Hydro-electric Engr.; Manager to Walker Brothers (Wigan), Ltd., Wigan; b. 1873; s. of Henry Septimus Buckmaster. Ed. Sherborne Sch., Dorset. Training: King's Coll., London, and Willans and Robinson, at Thames Ditton. Career: Connected with the Installation of many Electric Tramways when first introduced to this country; Res. Engr. and Man. at the Kinlochleven Hydro-electric Works, and the Electric Furnace Reduction Works; Supt. Engr. of the N.W. Area (Eng. and Wales ), for the M. of M., 1916-2o. Contributor to " Modern Elec. Practice." Club: Junior Constitutional, London. Address: 4, Palatine Road, Birkdale, Southport.
BUCKTON, William Woodyer, A.M.I.E.E., M.I.Mech.E., Cons. Engr.; b. 1875; s. of G. B. Buckton, F.R.S., etc. Ed. Marlborough Coll., and Pembroke Coll., Cambridge. Training: With W. H. Allen, Son and Co., Ltd., Bedford. Career: With Harland and Wolff, Ltd., Belfast, as Elec. Engr.; with the Elec. Co., Ltd., London, engaged on Schemes with H. T. Transmission in respect of Collieries, Mines, etc.; 19o4-14—Cons. Engr. (private practice) in London; 1914-19—With B.E.F., France, attaining rank of Capt. R.E. Address: 92, Victoria Street, Westminster, S.W.I. T. A.: " Uranita, Sowest, London." T. N.: Vic. 4593.
BUDD, Sir Cecil Lindsay, K.B.E., Officer Legion of Honour, Chairman London Metal Exchange; b. 1865; s. of Edward Budd, of Vale -7n Lodge, Leatherhead. Ed. Winchester Coll., and on the Continent. Club: Reform, Gresham, M.C.C. Address: The Briars, Reigate, Surrey, and 37, St. James' Place, S.W.
BUDD, George W. H., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Mechanical Engineer, Lathe and Tool Maker, Glass Cutter and Cutler, 53, Haymarket, S.W.r. T. N.: Gerrard 6636. b. 1857; s. of George Calkin Budd and Amelia Holtzapffel. Trading as Holtzapffel and Co. Ed. Private tuition. Joined his uncle, the late John Jacob Holtzapffel, in 1874, and succeeded to the business on his death in 1898. Inventor of many mechanical contrivances, including the Rose Chuck for which he was awarded a Gold Medal at the Inventions Exhibition. Organized the Annual Exhibition of the Turners' Company of London since 1897. Has taken great interest in Technical Instruction for many years, is the Company's Inspector of mechanical drawing and also their representative on the City Committee of Reconstruction. Elected on the Hampstead Borough Council in 1906 and has since been three times Mayor of that Borough; Past Master of the Turners' Company. Chief Works: Mostly making Lathes and Apparatus. War Services.—Various work for the War Office, Admiralty and Royal Air Force and Red Cross Ambulance. Inventor of the Pretoria Wire Cutter, of which over roo,000 pairs were supplied to H.M. Forces.
BUDDICOM, Harry William, Major, Mechanical Engineer, Penbedw, Nannerch, N. Wales; b. 1859; s. of W. B. Buddicom, M.Inst.C.E.; m, Sophia, d. of C. Wriothesley Digby, Meriden Hall, Coventry. Ed. and Professional Training: Wellington College. Served apprenticeship, Sharp, Stewart and Co., Atlas Works, Manchester. Clubs: Junior Carlton; Cavalry. War Services.—Commanded a Squadron of Yeomanry, 1914-1916; transferred to Mechanical Warfare Department; served till end of war as Personal Assistant and Deputy to Chief of Design of Tanks, Major W. Wilson, C. M.G.
BULFIN, Ignatius, B.A., Assoc.M.Inst.0.E., M.I.Mech.E., M.I.E.E., Civil, Mech. and Elec. Eng.,; Gen. Manager, Bournemouth Corpn. Tram ways (since 1910 ); b. 1870. Ed. in England, Ireland and Germany; B.A. Royal University of Ireland; King's Coll. and Finsbury Tech. Coll. Career: Pupil for Mech. and Elec. Eng., W. H. Allen and Co., Bedford; Pupil for Municipal Eng., Architecture and Surveying, F. W. Lacey, Borough Engr., of Bournemouth; Chief Eng. Asst., County Borough of Bournemouth; Res. Engr. during the construction of the Bournemouth Corpn. Tramways, and then Borough Elec. Engr. Address: Tramways Offices, Wootton Gardens, Bournemouth; (Private ), The Den, Knole Road, Bournemouth. T. N.: Bournemouth 1701; (Private) Bournemouth 424.
BULLEID, C. H., O.B.E., M.A., Assoc.M.Inst. C.E., M.Inst.Met., Mechanical Engineer, University College, Nottingham. T. A.: " University, Nottingham." T. N.: 776. b. 1883. Ed. Trinity College, Cambridge. Professional Career: Formerly with the Midland Railway Co., and the Parson's Marine Steam Turbine Co., now Professor of Engineering, University College, Nottingham. War Services.—General Manager, Nottingham National Shell Factory; Chief Engineer, Admiralty School of Mines, Portsmouth.
BULLOCK, George Thomas, M.J.Inst.E., (P. Chairman), A.M.I.E.E., Chief Surveyor, Union Assurance Soc., Ltd., 61, Leigham Vale, Streatham, S.W.
BULLOCK, Stanley Crossland, Capt., (late R.E.), M.C., M.Amer.I.Min.E., Cons: Metallurgical and Min. Engr.; b. 1881; s. of John Thornton Bullock, Aylsham, Norfolk. Ed. Privately, and Lancing Coll., Shoreham, Sussex. Training: Woolwich Polytechnic, Birkeck Coll., Melbourne Sch. of Mines. Career: Pupil, Fraser and Chalmers, of Erith; Asst. Engr. with Bewick Moreing and Co., London and Australia; designed Lead Smelting Plant, Port Kembla, N.S.W.; Const. Engr., Broken Hill Junction North Mine, Australia; Asst. Supt., Spassky Copper Co., Siberia; Manager of Capella Copper Mine and Mill, Collahuasi, Chile, subsequently Gen. Manager, Poderosa Mine, Collahuasi; 1915-19—Commission in I 79th Tunnelling Co., R.E.; Acting Captain 1916; awarded M.C., 1917; Capt. 1918; Tunnelling, Road Making and Bridge Bldg.; 1919-20—Reporting on Zinc, Lead and Copper Mines in Great Britain; Testing Electrolytic Processes for the recovery of Zinc, Lead, Silver, etc.; has made a speciality of ore treatment; has a knowledge of French, Spanish, German, Russian and Kirghese. Paper before the Inst. M. and M., and articles on Min. Subjects in the leading Min. Journals. Clubs: Mining and Metallurgical. Address: Finsbury House, Blomfield Street, London, E.C.2. T. A.: " Dikarbul, Ave." T. N.: London Wall 2395.
BUMPUS, Frank Arnold, Major (late R.A.F.), Aeronautical Engr.; Chief Designer, Blackburn Aeroplane and Motor Co., Ltd.; b. 1886; s. of Ald. A. A. Bumpus, J.P. Ed. Loughborough Grammar Sch. Training: Royal Coll. of Sc., London. Associate of R.C.S. in Mechanics and Physics; Hons. B.Sc. Eng., London; Whit. Sch. Career: Work on Steam Turbine Design, Westinghouse, U.S.A.; Tech. Officer, Air Dept., Admiralty, and Air Ministry (Seaplanes); Chief Designer, B.A. and M. Co., as above. Club: Royal Aero. Address: Brantingham House, Brantingham, E. Yorks. T. A.: "Brough 86, Hull." T. N.: Brough 86, Hull.
BURBRIDGE, John, A.M.I.E.E., Chief Engr., Leeds Corpn. Tramways. Address: 177, Roundhay Road, Leeds.
BURBUSH, George Harvey, M.I.Mech.E., Chief Engr.,. Argentine Estates of Bovril; b. 1876. Ed. King Edward's High Sch., Birmingham. Training: Birmingham Municipal Tech. Sch. Career: With Fellows, Morton and Clayton; L. and N.W. Rly., Hydraulic Dept.; Patent Axle-box and Foundry Co., and Locomotive Erecting Shop, Buenos Aires, Western Rly.; Chief Engr. as above since 1914. Clubs: Royal Colonial Institute. Address: Santa Elena, Entre Rios, Argentine Rep.
BURDEN, Alexander Mitchell, B.A., B.En g., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Civil Engineer, Kilkenny; b. 1864. Ed. and Professional Training: Royal Academical Institution, Belfast; Queen's College, Belfast. Assisting various Belfast Engineers. Professional Career: Engineer Assistant to Buenos Aires Great Southern Railway; Civil Assistant, R.E. Services; County Surveyor County Kilkenny since 1894. Chief Works: Kilkenny Water Works, Waterford New Bridge, Kilkenny New Bridge.
BURDETT, Charles G., M.J.Inst.E. (P.Member of Council). Address 2A, Dudley Gardens, West Ealing, W.
BURFIELD, Francis Robert, Assoc.M.Inst. C.E., A.M.E.I.C., Civil Engineer, Irrigation Office, Department of the Interior, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; b. 1887. Ed. Carlisle Grammar School. Articled to late Major F. 0. C. Nash, Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., at Cockermouth. Assistant to Joseph Graham of Carlisle, 1909-1912; Hydrometric Engineer under Irrigation Office, 1912-1913; Special Inspecting Engineer under Irrigation Office, 1913-1915. War Services.—Lieutenant, Royal Engineers.
BURFORD, Henry George, M.I.Mech.E., M.I.A.E., F.R.S.A., Automobile Engr.; Governing Director of H. G. Burford and Co., Ltd.; b. 1867. Specialized in Motor Traction for past 25 years. Clubs: Royal Automobile and Royal Aero. Address: 16, Regent Street, London, S.W.I. T. A.: " Burfordism, London." T. N.: Regent 5280-1.
BURGESS, Samuel Edwin, M.Inst.C.E., Borough Egnr., Middlesbrough.
BURLEY, George W., Wh.Ex., A.M.I.Mech.E., Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering, The University , St. George's Square, Sheffield. T. N.: Sheffield 470 5. b. 1885. Ed. at Sheffield Central Secondary School and Sheffield University College. Practical training under Sheffield Corporation Electric Supply Department. Research Student in Engineering in Sheffield University, 1906-1907. Professional Career Junior Assistant Engineer to Yorkshire Power Co., 1905-1906; Demonstrator in Engineering, Sheffield University, 1907-1911; Lecturer in Engineering, Sheffield University, 1911 to present date. Spent summer vacation of 1912 in Editorial Office of " Machinery," New York. Chief Works: Researches on Tool Steels, Cutting Tools, Files, Testing Machines, and Prime Movers. Publications: Books —" Lathes," " Testing of Machine Tools," and " Machine and Fitting Shop Practice " (2 volumes); Publishers—Scott, Greenwood and Son, London. Papers—" English and American Lathe Design," and " Cutting Power of Lathe Turning Tools." Articles—Many to various Engineering and Technical Journals of England and America. War Services.—Manager of Sheffield University Munition Workshops, 1914-1918; Technical Manager (in connection with manufacture of aero-engines ) of Guy Motors, Ltd., Wolverhampton, 1918.
BURLS, Charles M., M.Inst.C.E., M.I.N.A., Member of firm of Burls, Gordon and Partners, Cons. Engrs. Address: 4, Lloyd's Avenue, Fenchurch Street, E.C. T. A.: "Burlsator, Fen." T. N.: Avenue 1033.
BURNE, Edward Lancaster, Assoc.M.Inst. C.E., M.I.Mech.E., Cons. Engr.; b. 1869; s. of the late Edward Burne. Ed. Eastbourne Coll. Training: Crystal Palace Eng. Sch. App. to the late William Stroudley, M.Inst.C.E. at the Brighton Locomotive Works; Brighton Tech. Sch. Distinctions Medalist in Mech. Eng., City and Guilds of London Institute. Asst. Engr., Westminster Electric Supply Corpn.; Chief Draughtsman, Internal Combustion Engine Works; Works Manager, General Eng. Works; Man. Dir., Dickinson and Burne, Ltd.; since 1905 in private practice; Cons. Engr. to the Surrey Mental Hospitals; Lecturer in Eng. subjects; contributions to the leading Tech. Journals, Encyclopaedias and other pubis. Address: 28, Victoria Street, Westminster, S.W.I. T. N.: Victoria 7460.
BURNER, Alfred, Engr.-Lieut.-Commander, late R.N., Mar. Engr.; Man. Dir. of A. G. Mumford, Ltd., Engrs., Colchester; b. 1869; s. of W. H. Burner, R.N. Ed. Royal Naval Eng. Coll., Keyham, Devonport. 'Training: Royal Naval Coll., Greenwich. Asst. to Chief Engr., H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth; subsequently Engr.-Inspector at Admiralty. Clubs: St. Runwald's, Colchester; Frinton Golf, Frinton-on-Sea. Address: " Avalon," Cambridge Road, Colchester.
BURNET, Charles Douglas, M.I.E.E., M.I. Mech.E., Chief Engr., The Rail Welding Co., Ltd. Ed. Malvern. Training: University Coll., London. Asst. Engr., Oxford Elec. Supply; Asst., Messrs. Kennedy and Jenkin; City Elec. Engr., Carlisle, 1898; Engr. and Manager, Rail Welding Dept., The Tudor Accumulator Co., 1908; Chief Eng., The Rail Welding Co., since 1918. Address: " Seton," Twicker.ham, Middlesex. T. N.: 1978 Richmond.
BURNETT, Arthur Sydney, Director. Rly. Locomotives, Rolling Stock and Stores, Ministry of Transport; b. 1867; s. of the late Major E. Sydney Burnett, R.H.A. Ed. Cheltenham Coll.; King's Coll., London. Training: Workshops and Running Sheds of L. and Y. Rly. Asst. Engr., Great Southern of Spain Rly.; Asst. and District Loco. Supt., Assam Bengal Rly., India; Running Loco. Supt., Imperial Military Rlys. during S. African War; Asst. Chief Mech. Engr., Central South African Rlys; Loco. Supt., Cordoba Central Rly. Extension, Argentine; Asst. Dir. and Traffic Manager, Jamaica Govt. Rly; Asst. Agent and Traffic Manager, Assam Rlys. and Trading Co., Assam, India; Agent and Gen. Manager of same; Director in the Area Organization Dept., M. of M.; was transferred to present appointment. Clubs: Windham. Address: c /o Cocks, Biddulph and Co., 43, Charing Cross, W.C.
BURNETT, Digby Vere, M.Inst.M.M., Gen. Manager, London Rhodesia Mining and Land Co., Rhodesia; b. 1875; s. of Capt. A. J. Burnett. Molesey. Ed. Marlborough. Trainiug: Johannesburg. Career: Gen. Manager and Supt. Engr., Block 1, Abbontiakoon, Faute Mines, Effuenta G.M. Co.; Wassaw West G.M. Co., Faute Consols, 1906—o9; Pigg's Peak Development Co., Ltd., Swaziland, 1909-12; Gen. Manager and Cons. Engr., R. R. Hollins, and Gen. Manager, The Bushtick G. M. Co., Ltd., 1912-18; Gen. Manager and Cons. Engr., London Rhodesia M. and L. Co., Cam and Motor G. M. Co., Ltd., Rhodesia, Ltd., Regende Mines, Ltd., New Found Out, Ltd., since 1919. Clubs: Bulawayo and Salisbury. Address: Box 8o, Salisbury, Rhodesia. T. A.: " LonRho, Rhodesia."
BURNETT, Jacob Edward, M.I.N.A., F.R. Met.S., F.C.M.S., Supt. Engr. and Ship Surveyor with Burnett and Co. b. 1871; s. of Jacob Burnett, of Tynemouth. Ed. Malvern Coll. and Armstrong Coll. Training: North Eastern Mar. Eng. Co., Wallsend. Career: Served time as Engr. and Draughtsman with the North Eastern Mar. Eng. Co., Wallsend-on-Tyne; then with Hawthorn, Leslie and Co.; at sea as 3rd and 2nd Engr.; Manager of Brass Foundry of Henry Watson and Sons, Ltd., Walkergateon-Tyne; and on Board of Directors, 1900-19; now as above. Clubs: Conservative, Newcastle-onTyne. Address: 53, Percy Park, Tynemouth. T. N.: 27 Tynemouth.
BURNETT, James, O.B.E., M.Inst.C.E., V.-Pres. N.Z. Soc. C.E.; b. in N.Z. 1855. Ed. Nelson Coll.; served as Cadet, P.W.D., 1872-6; Asst. Engr. , 1876-8; in charge of Rly. Construction, etc.; Dist. Engr., Wkg. Rlys., 1878-1900; Inspecting Engr., 1900-8; Chief Engr., 1908-15; retired on superannuation, 1915.
BURNS, James Alexander, M.I.Mech.E., M.E. S. Served apprenticeship with Bow, McLachlan and Co., Ltd., Paisley, thereafter one year with the British India Steam Navigation Co., Ltd., one year with Babcock and Wilcox, Ltd., London; joined Worthington-Simpson, Ltd., with whom he has been associated for the past 19 years, and is now sole partner in the firm of J. A. Burns and Co., of Glasgow. b. 1876; second s. of the late Rev. A. Fyfe Burns, M.A., St. George's Parish, Paisley. Publ.: Author of " Useful Engineers' Constants for the Slide Rule." Club: Conservative, Glasgow.
BURNSIDE, George Barnhill, F.R.S.E., M.I. Mech.E., M.I.E.S., Cons. Mech. Engr., 104, Beechwood Drive, Broomhill, Glasgow; and Admiralty Station, Shandon, Dumbartonshire. Partner, Messrs. Burnside and Co., Engrs., Glasgow. b. 1884. Ed. Paisley Tech. Coll. Training: Lord Blythswood's Experimental Eng. and Physical Laboratories, Blythswood, Renfrew; Mech. Asst., Prof. Soddy, F.R.S., Glasgow University; Asst. to Prof. A. Grey, F.R.S., Natural Philosophy Department, Glasgow University; Technical Assistant to Inspector of Lighting, Corporation of Glasgow. Papers relating to Engineering and Physical subjects before the Royal Society of London, the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and to other scientific and engineering societies and journals, also many published patent specifications on Mechanical and Electrical devices. War Services.—Engaged by Admiralty on experimental work for Anti-Submarine Department.
BURNYEAT, Richard W., Major, D.S.O., T.D., M.I. and S.I., Mechanical Engineer, Hillside, Workington, Cumberland. T. A.: "Workington." b. 1881. Ed.: Diplomist, Heriot-Watt College. Professional Career: Assistant Engineer, Workington Iron and Steel Co. Member of Cleveland Institute of Engineers. War Services.—Territorial Foreign Service, Egypt, Gallipoli, France, Belgium and Italy. D.S.O. and bar, Territorial Decoration, 1914-1915 Medal, War and General Service Medals. Royal Field Artillery, Major. Mentioned twice in dispatches.
BURR, Jas. William, M.I.Mech.E., M.I.E.E., Borough Elec. Engr., Swansea Corpn. Address: " Croydon," Uplands, Swansea.
BURROWS, Thomas Edward, M.Inst.C.E., Chief Engr., Harbours and Drainage, P.W.D., Sydney, New South Wales.
BURSILL, Archibald, B.Sc.Eng., A.M.I.E.E., El3c. Engr., 87, Chaplin Road, Longton, Stoke-onTrent; b. 1885; s. of J. F. Bursill, journalist. Ed. Battersea Polytechnic. Professional Career: Lecturer in Physics and Elec. Eng., L.C.C., Paddington Tech. Inst.; Works Chemist at L. B. Holliday and Co., Deighton; Partner in Bedson and Bursill, Elec. Engrs., Stoke-on-Trent. Publ.: " The Principles and Practice of Electric Wiring " (Longmans ). War Services.—Research work on magnetos for Aeronautical Inspection Directorate.
BURSTALL, F. W., M.A., M.I.Mech.E., Prof. of Civil, Mech. and Elec. Eng., Birmingham University; b. 1865; s. of H. A. Burstall. Ed. St. John's Coll., Cambridge. Address: University, Birmingham.
BURSTALL, Henry Robert John, M.B.E., M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., M.I.E.E., M.Cons.E. (Member of Council), Cons. Engr., 14, Old Queen Street, Westminster, S.W.I. T. N.: Westminster 4771
BURT, Sir Henry Parsall, K.C.I.E., C.I.E., C.B.E., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., V.D., Knight of Grace, Order of St. John of Jerusalem, Chairman Bengal N.W. Rohilkhund Kumaon and Delhi Umballa Kalka Rlys., and Director Bombay, Baroda and Central India Rly. b. 1857. Ed. Clifton Coll; R.E.Coll.; Entered service Government of India, 1878; Under Secretary to Government of India, 1905; Deputy Man. N.W. Rly., 1895; Man. 0. and R. Rly., 1902; East Bengal State Rly., 1905; Man. N.W. India Rly., 1907; Pres. of the Rly. Board of India and Mem. Legislative Council of Governor-General and Viceroy, 1914; Government Director of Indian Rlys., India Office, 1915. Address: Woodfield, Lytton Grove, Putney Hill, S.W.15. T. N.: Putney 18o8.
BURTON, Amos, M.Inst.C.E., F.S.I., Borough Engr., Stoke-on-Trent.
BURTON, Thomas Bowman, M.I.Mech.E., M. Manchester Assoc. of E., Cons. Specialist in Machine Tools; b. 1868. Ed. Manchester Commercial Schs.; and Private. Training: Craven Bros., Manchester; Wm. Muir and Co., Manchester. Career: Chief Draughtsman with Wm. Muir and Co.; Secretary and Joint Man. Dir., H. W. Kearns and Co., Ltd., Machine Tool Makers. Address: 1, Kenwood Road, Stretford, near Manchester; and 99, Chapel Street, Salford, Manchester.
BURTT, George Frank, M.I.Loco.E., General Secretary and Treasurer, The Inst. of Locomotive Engrs. (Incorporated), London; b. 1871. Ed. Colfe's Grammar Sch. and The West Kent Grammar Sch.; Blackheath and Brighton Schools of Art. Technical Training: Brighton Works, L.B.S.0 Rly. Address: 46, Mailing Street, Lewes. T. A.: " Burtt, Lewes."
BURY, Oliver R. H., M.Inst.C.E., Director G.N. Rly., and Chairman Leopoldine's Rly. Co., since 1913; was Asst. to Chief Engr., afterwards Chief Engr. and Loco. Supt. G.W. Rly. of Brazil; Gen. Man. and Chief Engr. Entre Rios Rly. (Argentine), 1894; Gen. Man. Buenos Aires and Rosario Rly., 'goo; Gen. Man. G.N. Rly., 1902-12. Address: Roe Hill, Hathfield.
BURY, Ronald Edward, M.I.Mech.E., Loco.E., Locomotive and Carriage Supt., Mysore Rlys., India; b. Scarboro', July, 1880. Ed. St. Francis Xavier's Coll., Bruges; Manchester Sch. of Technology. Premium App. L.N.W. Rly., Crewe. Awarded " Millar " Prize Inst. C.E., 1905, for paper on " Drop Forging." Formerly District Carriage and Wagon Supt., East Indian Rly.
BUSH, Walter Ernest, M.Inst.C.E., City Engr., Auckland, N.Z,
BUSK, Charles Westly, M.A., Assoc.M.Inst. C.E., B.C. Land Surveyer, Railroads and Mountain Wagon Roads Engineer (also Mine Surveying), P.O. Box 391, Nelson, British Columbia. T. A.: " Busk, Nelson " (via Commercial ). b. 1852; s. of Charles James Busk and Elizabeth Westly. Ed. Diocesan College, South Africa; Lancing College, England; and Trinity College, Cambridge. Apprentice at Crewe Works, and pupil to late W. Webb at Crewe and Stephenson at Euston, London and North Western Railway. With London and North Western Railway at Leeds and Manchester; Canadian Pacific Railway, Toronto, Canada, in Algoma, and in charge of section line, Ottawa to Toronto; Located section, Chatham-Windsor-Ontario; Contractor's Engineer on Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway, Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Since 1888, independent, mostly mine and land surveying in Kootenay District of British Columbia. Chief Works: Wagon road, Kootenay Lake to Molly Gibson concentration mill, 10 miles. Member of the Royal Colonial Institute and Royal Societies Club, St. James's.
BUSTEED, Henry R., Wing-Comdr., O.B.E., A.F.0., Officer Commanding Experimental Establishment, Isle of Grain. Is one of the pioneers of Aeronautical Eng. Built and raced motor-cycles and motor-cars in Australia; 1910—came to England and learnt to fly at the Bristol Aeroplane Co.'s Flying Sch. on Salisbury Plain, afterwards becoming Chief Experimental Pilot. Joined the R.N.A.S. at the beginning of the War, and was severely wounded in the sinking of H.M. Seaplane Carrier " Hermes "; afterwards in command the Naval Air Service Aeroplane Test Flight at Eastchurch. Was appointed to the command of the Marine Aircraft Experimental Construction Department at the Isle of Grain. During 1917 was promoted to command the whole' of the Marine Aircraft Experimental Station at the Isle of Grain, which command he still holds.
BUTCHER, Alfred James, Mechanical Engineer, " Clifton," Corbylands Road, Sidcup, Kent; b. 1884. Training: City and Guilds Finsbury Technical College, and City and Guilds Central Technical College, South Kensington. Shops: Government Works at Woolwich. Five years, Vickers, Ltd., Westminster, Drawing Staff; Captain, Royal Engineers; Assistant Instructor, General Headquarters Technical College, Army on the Rhine; Chief Instructor, American Mechanical School, Coblenz. War Services.—Gallipoli, Egypt, France.
BUTLER, Arthur, A.M.I.Mech.E., Electrical and Mechanical Engineer, Ganha, Beechcroft Road, Bushey, Herts. T. N.: 486 Watford. b. 1879. Ed. at Sneinton Church Higher Grade Schools, Nottingham. Technical Training: Nottingham University; Articled with Blackburn, Starling and Co., Nottingham, Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, finally taking charge of the installation contracts. Professional Career: In 1906 joined Pinching and Walton, Cannon Street, London, taking charge of their power installation work; 1908, commenced business in Nottingham, trading as the Pneumatic Bell and Patents Co., afterwards joining the Nottingham Corporation Tramways as Electrical Engineer; 1912, joined the firm of Ronald Trist and Co., 4, Lloyds Avenue, London, E.C., as Chief of the Technical Staff (for a short period represented them in America); in 1917 appointed Works Manager, controlling the manufacture of Boiler Feed Water Regulators, Pump Governors, Steam Plant Fittings, Safety Devices and Apparatus for Marine Installations. Chief Works: Designer and Inventor of the " Butler " Suspension Jack, Butler and Webb Pneumatic Bell Installations, and other patents. Public Position: Member of Council of the Nottingham Engineering Society, 1910-1912. War Services.—In conjunction with Ronald Trist, designed, erected and ran two chemical plants for the manufacture of Paramidophenol Hydrochlorate and Phenacetin.
BUTLER, David Butler, F.S.E. (Past Pres.), Faijao Cement Laboratory, 6, Earl Street, S.W.I T. N.: Victoria 5054.
BUTLER, Edward, M.I.Mech.E., Writer and Cons. Engr.; b. 1862; s. of Benjamin Gibbons Butler, Chipley, S. Devon. Ed. Sibree's, Bussage House, Stroud, Glos. Training: North Wilts Foundry and Hatcham Ironworks, S.E. Inventor: Float-feed induction jet carburettor with automatic mixture control; exhaust-heated petrol-paraffin vaporizer; balanced action admission-exhaust rotary distributing valve; epicyclic reversing gear; variable delivery constant speed force pump; valveless vacuum pump; etc. Designer: First petrol motor car made in Great Britain (1887-8), Drawings, Science Museum, S. Kensington; Designer of mar. and stationary oil and gas engines made by Clarke Chapman and Co. (1890-1902 ); and of improved paraffin vaporizer with automatic temperature control. Publ.:"Carburettors, Vaporizers, Valves"; "Modern Pumping and Hydraulic Machinery"; "Oil Fuel: Its Supply and Application"; "Transmission Gears "; etc., etc. (Chas. Griffin and Co.). Address: 129, Gleneldon Road, S.W.I6.
BUTLER, Hugh Myddleton, J.P. City of Leeds, M.I.Mech.E., Iron and Steel Manufacturer and Motor Transport Engineer, Kirkstall Forge, Leeds. T. A.: " Forge, Kirkstall." b. 1857; s. of Ambrose Edmund Butler of Kirkstall Forge; 1881, Annette Scofield. Ed.: Leeds Grammar School tkid Yorkshire College, Leeds. Professional' Career: Foreman, Manager, Managing Director at Kirkstall Forge, Leeds; Member of Iron and Steel Institute; Member of Society of Motor Manufacturers. Public Positions: Twice elected Member of Leeds School Board; now, Chairman of North Leeds Conservative Association. Clubs: Automobile; Pall Mall, London; Constitutional, Leeds. War Seivices.—Motor transport.
BUTLER, Joseph Fawkner, A.C.G.I.,. Assoc.M.Inst.0.E M.C.I., Reinforced Concrete Construction Engineer, British Reinforced ConcreteEngineering Co., Ltd., r, Dickinson Street, Manchester. T. A.: " Brenforce, Manchester." T. N.: Manchester, City 843o. b. 1879. Ed. at South African College School, Cape Town, and High School, Dublin. Professional Training at Central Technical College, City and Guilds of London Institute ( John Samuel Scholar). Professional Career: Engaged with Manchester Ship Canal Co. (Engineer's Office); S. Pearson and Son, Salina Cruz, Mexico; Dorman, Long and Co., Middlesbrough; Chas. Heathcote and Sons, Architects, Manchester; and British Reinforced Concrete Engineering Co., Ltd., Manchester. Managing Director of British Reinforced Concrete Engineering Co., Ltd. Chief Works: Engaged in all classes of reinforced concrete construction and prominently connected with the introduction and development of reinforced concrete in road construction.
BUTLER, Matthew Joseph, C.M.G., LL.B., M.Inst.C.E., Cons. Engr. and Director, Armstrong-Whitworth, of Canada, Ltd., Montreal, since 1912; b. 1856. Ed. Public Sch. De La Salle Inst.; Toronto University; Kent Coll. of Law, Chicago, Illinois. Clubs: American Universities; Rideau, Ottawa; University, Mount Royal, Montreal. Address: 22, Victoria Square, Montreal, Canada. T. N.: 3044.
BUTLER, Richard Jago, M.I.N.A., Int. B.Sc., Lond. University, Mar. Engr.; Chief of Engine Design Dept., W. Beardmore and Co., Ltd., Dalmuir; b. 188o; s. of R. J. Butler, C.B. (late R.N.). Ed. Aske's Sch. (Haberdashers' Co.), Hatcham, S.E. Training: City and Guilds, London; Birkbeck Coll. Address: Levengrove, Helensburgh, Dumbartonshire.
BUTLER, Theobald Stuart, Major, R.E., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Civil Engineer, 84, South Croxted Road, West Dulwich, London, S.E.2i; b. 1884; m. September 4, 1919. Ed. and Professional Training: Dulwich College and Crystal Palace School of Practical Engineering. Professional Career: Assistant Engineer on the Argentine Great Western Railway; Section Engineer on the Royal Siamese State Railways, Southern Line; Engineer for Paraguay Central Railway Co., Ltd. Club: Golfer's, Whitehall Court. War Services.—Lieutenant in the Railway Construction Companies from November, 1915; Captain in the Railway Survey, Reconnaissance Section, from November, 1917; Major, Broad Gauge Railway Section, 3rd September, 1919, to loth February, 1920.
BUTTERFIELD, Arthur Ernest, M.Inst.C.E., M.I.N.A., Capt., East Yorkshire, Regiment (T.) (retired), Engr.-in-Chief, Humber Conservancy Board; b. 1876. Ed, York. Articled with Martin Samuelson, M.Inst.C.E., (M.I.N.A.) Club: Engineers'. Address: " Scarcroft," Holderness Road, Hull. T. N.: Central, 191, Hull. Business Address: Humber Conservancy Board, Whitefriargate, Hull. Business T. N.: Central, 1692, Hull.
BUTTERFIELD, W. J. A., M.A., Assoc.Inst. C.E., F.I.C., M.Inst.Gas E., M.Inst.P.T., Cons. Engr., 66, Victoria Street, London, S.W.I. T. N.: 429 Victoria. Ed. University Coll., London; and Christ Church, Oxford; at Beckton Gas Works, 1895-4. Consulting Practice since 1896 in connection with Fuel, Lighting, Heating, Ventilation, Tar and Oil Products, Road Construction, Water Supply, etc. Gas Referee. Publ.: "Gas Manufacture" (Griffin), 4th Ed.; "Acetylene" (Griffin), 2nd Ed.; "Relation of Modern Road Surfacings to Fish Life," etc. Clubs: St. Stephen's, United University, R.A.C.
BUYERS, C. Stuart, M.I.E.E., M.I.E.S., Electrical Engineer, 8, Park Avenue, Chelmsford; b. 1887. Ed. Aberdeen Grammar School; HeriotWatt College, Edinburgh (awarded College Diploma). Professional Training: With Bruce Peebles and Co., Ltd., Edinburgh. Professional Career: Marine Engineer with Alfred Holt and Co., Ltd. (Blue Funnel Line ), 190 8I 90 9; Substation Engineer-in-Charge with Glasgow Corporation Electricity Department, 1939-1912; Electrical Engineer to Scottish Boiler Insurance Co., Ltd., Glasgow, 1912-1919. Employed at present by Crompton and Co., Ltd., Electrical Engineers, Chelmsford, as Engineer-in-Charge, Works Contract Department. Paper read before Association of Mining Electrical Engineers, awarded Association's First Prize, also " Russell " Special Prize.
BUYERS, William Alexander, V.D., M.Inst. C.E., Acting Deputy Chief Engineer, East Indian Railway, c/o Grindlay and Co., 54, Parliament Street, London, S.W.I; b. 1876; only s. of the late W. Lind Buyers, M.Inst.C.E., P.W.D., India; m. 1918 to Margaret Emma Lorna Parry, eldest d. of the late Rev. John Parry, M.A. Ed. Bristol Grammar School. Professional Training: Polytechnic School of Engineering, London, prize in Civil Engineering, 1893; King's College, London, 1894-1896, Certificate of Engineering, Silver Medal, Architecture and Building Construction; Student of the Institution of Civil Engineers. Professional Career: Junior Assistant Engineer, East Indian Railway, 1896; Resident Engineer, 1905; District Engineer, 1914 Surveys of HughliKatwa and Daltongang Branches; Construction of South Behar Railway and Grand Chord, East India Railway. Reconnaissance and Survey plans, Grand Chord and Jubbulpore Railway. Publication: " Waterways of the Ondal-Sainthia Railway." Clubs: United Sports, 4, Whitehall Court, S.W.I; Bengal. War Services.—Indian Defence Force, North Russia Expeditionary Force. War Medal and Long Service Medal, Indian Volunteer Force; Volunteer Decoration, Indian Defence Force.; Victory Medal.
BYLANDER, S., M.J.Inst.E. (P. Chairman and Life Mem. of Council), Cons. Engr.; b. 1876. Engr. for: Ritz Hotel, Royal Automobile Club Bldg, Australia House, Selfridge's Store, London; Parliament Bldg., Winnipeg; and many other important buildings in England and abroad erected since 1900. Speciality: Building Construction, Steelwork and Reinforced Concrete. Club: Royal Automobile. Address: 26, Old Burlington Street, T. N.: Gerrard 5216.