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Edwin Ault

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Edwin Ault (1848-1912) of Brymbo Coal and Iron Co. and Shone and Ault

1912 Obituary [1]

EDWLN AULT was born at Cannock, Staffordshire, on 17th July 1848.

He served his apprenticeship with Mr. Isaac Shone, civil and mining engineer, from 1863 to 1869.

On its completion he acted as engineer to the Talk o' th' Hill Colliery to 1870, and then as engineer to the Brymbo Colliery to 1873.

He then returned to Mr. Shone as his chief assistant until the end of 1882, when he joined him as partner, and assisted in the designing and construction of ejectors, air-compressors, etc.

His death took place at Lahore from heat stroke, on 24th June 1912, in his sixty- fourth year.

He became a Member of this Institution in 1892.

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