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JACK, Alexander, M.I.Mech.E., M.I.E.S., Chairman and Man. Dir., Alexander Jack & Co., Ltd., Motherwell; b. 1863. Ed. Ayr Academy and Andersons Coll., Glasgow. App. Robt. Harvey & Co., Glasgow; draughtsman with George Russell & Co., Motherwell, John Grieve & Co., Motherwell, and Glenfiela & Kennedy, Ltd., Kilmarnock. Started firm of Marshall Fleming & Jack in 189o, and present firm, 1907. West of Scot. Iron & Steel Inst. Clubs: Constitutional, Glasgow; Royal Automobile, London. Private Address: " Auchendrane," Cameron Street, Motherwell. T. N.: 104.
JACK, Henry Joseph, Man. Dir., North Wales Power and Traction Co., Ltd., and The Aluminium Corpn., Ltd.; b. 1869; s. of Henry Jack, of Crieff. Ed. Glasgow. Clubs: British Empire, Royal Automobile and Road. Address: Maenan Manor, Dolgarrog, N. Wales. T. A.: " Fluxode Dolgarrog." T. N.: London Wall, 7354.
JACKSON, Alfred Henrick, B.Sc., M.I.E.E., F.C.S., M.P.S.,.A.0., Cons. Engr., Chemical and Elec.; b. 1851; s. of Thomas Jackson, of Manchester. Ed. Stony Knoll, Higher Broughton, Manchester. Training: Owens Coll., Vic. Univ., Manchester. Hons. in Chem., Art Diploma, South Kensington, Medallist in all subjects, Sch. of Pharmacy, London. Career: Principal of The Elec. Eng. Sch., Melbourne, Australia; Public Analyst to various cities; P.-Pres. Victorian Inst. Elec. Engrs., and Kalgoorlie Inst. Analysts, Assayers and Metallurgists. Address: 349, Collins Street, Melbourne. T. N.. 4827.
JACKSON, Algernon Brooker, M.I.Mech.E., Man. Dir., Farrow & Jackson, Ltd.; b. 1859. Ed. Private Schs. in England, Germany and Switzerland; University of Hanover, Germany, and London University Sch. Training: Th. Middleton & Co., Engrs., Southwark. Career: With Ferranti, Thompson & Ince, Ltd., Yorkshire Brush Electric Co., Ltd., etc. Commission for 14 years in Middlesex and Herts. Vol. Regts.; acted as Interpreter, etc., in charge of German Prisoners of War Camp. Address: 16, Great Tower Street, London, E.C.3; Private Address: Hillside, Moreton Avenue, Harpenden, Herts. T. A.: "Farjak, Bilgate, London." T. N.: Avenue 2155.
JACKSON, Charles William, A.M.I.E.E., Borough Elec. Engr., King's Lynn Corpn., Kettlewell House, King's Lynn.
JACKSON, Gerald Hart, M.I.E.E., M.I. Mech.E., Electrical Engineer, The Croft, Abington, Northampton. T. A.: " Electricity, Northampton." T. N.: 183 Northampton. Ed. Norwich School. Crompton & Co.'s Works, Chelmsford, and under Prof. Fleming. With the Chelmsford Electric Lighting Co., 1891; the Northampton Electric Light and Power Co., Ltd., 1893. General Manager and Consulting Engineer, Northampton Electric Light and Power Co. and Rushden and District Electric Supply Co.; Director and Engineer, Wellingborough Electric Supply Co. Chief Works: Construction of and extensions to Generating Stations and low-tension and high-tension three-phase distributing system in Northampton and Rushden at a cost of over £300,000.
JACKSON, Henry, M.I.E.E., Telegraph Supt., Lancashire and Yorkshire Rly., Horwich, Lancashire.
JACKSON, Sir Henry B., Admiral of the Fleet, G.C.B. K.C.V.O., Hon. D.Sc. (Leeds), LL.D. (Cantab.), F.R.S. M.I.E.E., 37, Catherine Street, S.W. T. N.: Vict. 5941. b. 1855. Assistant Director of Torpedoes, Controller of Navy, Chief of Staff; President, Royal Naval College, Greenwich. Hon. Vice-President, Institution of Naval Architects; a Vice-President, the Wireless Society of London. Chairman Radio Research Board; on Executive C.N.P.L. Club: Athenum. War Services.—Admiralty, Special Staff and First Sea Lord till December, 1916, then Royal Naval College, Greenwich.
JACKSON, James Thomas, M.A., M.A.I., M.Inst.C.E.I., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., F.R.A.S., Civil Engineer, Engineering School, Trinity College, Dublin, and 37, York Road, Rathmines, Dublin; in. Elsie Louise, d. of late L. D. Mulhall, of Dublin (2 sons). Ed. Trinity College, Dublin, and under late L. L. Macassey, M.Inst.C.E., Belfast and Westminster. Experience on Belfast Waterworks (Mourne Scheme) and in Royal Survey Department, Siam. Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering in the University of Dublin; Honorary Secretary, Institution of Civil Engineers of Ireland. Publications: Papers in Transactions of the Institution of Civil Engineers, Ireland. War Services.—Voluntary work during vacations at Inchicore Works, G:S. & W. Railway (I.).
JACKSON, Sir Robert Montresor, Bart., M.I.Mech.E., Assistant Inspector of. Guns, c/o Directorate of Inspection of Guns, Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, S.E.I8. T. A.: " Inspection, Woolwich." T. N.. 88 Woolwich. Ext. 922. b. Hamilton, Canada, March 11, 1876; s. of Sir Keith George Jackson, Bart. Ed. Tonbridge School, Kent, modern side, 189o-3. Specialized in Mathematics and French, for which distinction was obtained. Reads, writes and speaks Spanish, Portuguese and French. At Glasgow and West of Scotland Technical College, 1893-8. Five year's apprenticeship with the North British Locomotive Co., at their Hyde Park Works, Glasgow, 1893-8, as a Fitter, Finisher and Draughtsman. Qualified before the Board of Studies.at the City Guilds of London Technical College, 1893, but did not attend the courses. Acting Locomotive Carriage and Wagon Superintendent of the Donna Thereza Christiana Railway at Santa Catharine,, Brazil, 1898-190c. Assistant Locomotive Superintendent of the Argentine Great Western Railway, Argentina, 1900-I. Assistant Locomotive Superintendent of the Buenos Aires and Rosario Railway (Central Argentine Railway) at Campana and Rosario de Sta Fe. Locomotive Carriage and Wagon Superintendent of the Argentine North-Eastern Railway at Monte Caseros, Argentina, until 1908. Joined the Technical Staff of F. H. Bagge & Co. as Representative for the following firms: Niles Bement Pond, J. G. Brill Co., Pratt & Witney, and Wason Manufacturing Co., of U.S.A., Kitson & Co., Monkbridge Iron and Steel Co., Sheffield Simplex Car Co., Rennies Shipbuilding Co., of Greenwich, all of Great Britain. Subsequently with the Argentine State Railways and Galena Signal Oil Companies of U.S.A., as Mechanical Expert. War Services.—Appointed Inspector of Guns with the Woolwich Gun Inspectors' Division under the Ministry of Munitions of War, 1917 to date. Member of Technical Inspection Association of Ministry of Munitions of War.
JACKSON, William Alexander, A.M.I.E.E., Borough Elec. Engr. and Manager, West Bromwich Corpn.; b. 1874'; s. of W. Jackson, Langley Green, Worcs. Ed. Bridge Trust Sch., and Bourne Coll., Birmingham. Training: Mason's Coll., Birmingham. Pupil and Asst. Engr. with Fowler, Lancaster & Co., Elec. Engrs., Birmingham; Asst. Elec. Inspector, Birmingham Corpn.; Asst. Engr., Sheffield and Manchester Corpns. Clubs: Social and Sandwell Park Golf, West Bromwich. Address: 65, Lodge Road, West Bromwich. T. N.: 304 West Bromwich.
JACOB, Sir Lionel Montague, K.C.S.I., M.Inst.C.E., Irrigation Engineer, 37, Queens' Mansions, 54, Victoria Street, S. W.1; b. 1853; s. of General Herbert Jacob and Mary, d. of Colonel John Dunsterville; m. Minnie Winstanley Rushton. Training: Royal Indian Engineering College, Coopers Hill; practical training at Canada Works, Birkenhead. Served in the Public Works Department of India from 1875-1911, mainly on the construction and administration of the large irrigation canals in the Punjab, but also as Chief Engineer and Secretary for Public Works in Burma, and for nearly six years as Secretary to the Government of India in the Public Works Department. Club: East India United Service.
JAGGAR, Wilfred, Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Borough Engr., Huddersfield.
JAMES, Alfred Trewartha, 28, Victoria Street, London, S.W.I; s. of the late Captain A. T. James, of Redruth, Cornwall; b. at Redruth, in 1867. Ed. Homefield, Camborne, and King's College, London. Has been identified with the. introduction and application of the Cyanide process throughout the world; first applied the process to the treatment of tailings (in Africa) in 1889, and erected plants at the Salisbury and Robinson Gold Mining Companies; subsequently proceeded on the same mission to New Zealand, Australia, and America; has designed a large number of cyanide plants erected at various mines in the world, and is the Consulting Technical Adviser on ore treatment to various gold mining companies; has taken an active part in the introduction of re-grinding apparatus and of equipment for slimes treatment, and is also associated with roasting furnace work at Swansea, and elsewhere; was originally, in 1886, Chief of Laboratory and subsequently Technical Manager of the Cassel Gold Extracting Company, Ltd., retiring from this Corporation in 1897 to enter into partnership with the managing director, J. S. MacArthur (of the MacArthur-Forrest cyanide patents), the firm having offices in London and Glasgow; retired from the Glasgow office and became sole proprietor of the London office in 1898; has constructed cyanide plants for the New Kleinfontein (the largest plant in the world), the Robinson Companies in Africa; the Great Fingall, and Mount Boppy Companies in Australia; the Mysore and Champion Reef Companies in India; the Ashanti Goldfields and Abosso Companies in West Africa; the Borneo and Redjang Lebong Companies in Western Asia; and the El Promontorio, Travaux Miniers, Ouro Preto, Santa Gertrudis, Real del Monte and El Callao, and many other mining companies. Past President of the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy; Member of the American Institute of Mining Engineers. Publications: " Cyanide Practice," and numerous papers on the Cyanide process.
JAMES, Christopher Wm., M.I.Mech.E. (Member of Council), Chairman, Joshua Buckton & Co., Ltd., Meadow Road, Leeds.
JAMES, Matthew Coulson, F. and Vice-Pres. N.E.C.Inst. 39, Beverley Terrace,Cullercoats.
JAMES, William Henry Nichols, A.R.C.S., A.M.I.E.E., Head of Dept. of Elec. Eng., Bradford Tech. Coll.; b. 1880. Training: Royal Coll. of Sc., S. Kensington. Awarded Paris Elec. Exhib. Premium by I.E.E., 1905-6. Previously on Staffs, Sch. of Technology, Manchester, and Faculty of Technology in the University. Publ.: "Elementary Electrical Calculations " (James & Sands), Longmans & Co.; " Electric Light and Power " (Brooks & James), Methuen & Co.; " Alternating Currents " (James), Cambridge University Press. Address: 20, Grantham Road, Bradford.
JAMESON, Alexander Hope, M.Sc., M.Inst. C.E., M.I.Water E., Civil Engineer, King's College, Strand, W.C.2 (Private-22, Hallswelle Road, Golders Green, N.W.4). T. N.: 20 7 Gerrard. b. 1874; s. of John Wilson Jameson and Jessie Maria Jameson (née Waddell); m. 1911, Mary Agnes Martindale. Ed. Private tutor till 1894; Owens College, Victoria University, Manchester, 1894-7; B.Sc. (Engineering), 1st Class Honours, 1894; M.Sc., 1897, of this University; Bishop Berkeley Fellow of Owens College, 1894-5 and 1896-7; Demonstrator in Engineering, Owens College, 1895-6; Lecturer in Engineering, Dukinfield Technical School, 1897-8, and Verdin Technical School, Northwich, 1898-9. Draughtsman, E. Blake, Smith & Co. (Hydraulic Engineers), Manchester, and Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway, Manchester, 1897-1900. Resident Engineer's Assistant, Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway till July, 1901 (new railways and widenings). Engineering Assistant, Derwent Valley Water Board, Derbyshire, July, 1901, to July I, 1905; Final Survey and Location of 30 miles Aqueduct, Reservoir, Filter Beds and Service Reservoir, Design of Aqueducts, etc.; Parliamentary Survey 26 miles of deviated Aqueducts; Preparation of Contracts and Quantities. Resident Engineer, Grindleford to Rowsley (9 miles) Main Derwent Valley Aqueduct, July, 19o5, to July, 1909. Resident Engineer, Ambleside to Carnforth, Thirlmere Aqueduct, 3rd pipe, July, 1909, to December, 1913; many accessory works; Parliamentary Survey, Haweswater Aqueduct, 18 miles, Long Sleddale to Mansergh, July to September, 1918. Professor of Civil Engineering, King's College, University of London, December, 1912 to date. Publications: "Testing Strength of Materials " (Miller Prize and James Forrest Medal) (Proc. Inst. C.E., Vol. 134 ), " Grindleford to Rowsley Section of Derwent Aqueduct " (" Engineering," March, 1910 ), " Theory and Practice in Air Lift Pumping " (Institution Premium ), (Proc. Inst. Water Engs., 1917), " Flow in Channels when Water Surface is not parallel to Invert " (Proc. Inst. Water Engs., 1919 ). War Service-.—Acting Head, Civil and Mechanical Engineering Department, and Director of Munition Training Department, King's College, London (163o men and women trained on aeroplane engine, etc., work), July, 1915, to December, 1919.
JAMESON, Charles Godfrey, M.Inst.Met., Manager, British Aluminium Co.'s Factories, Kinlochleven, Argyll; b. 1879; s. of S. W. Jameson, London. Ed. St. Andrew's Coll., Grahamstown, S. Africa. Training: Camborne Sch. of Mines, and Royal Sch. of Mines. Career: Held various positions as Min. Engr. on the Rand; Cons. Min. and Metallurgical Engr., Eckstein & Co. (Wernher, Beit & Co. ), Rhodesia; with Brit. Aluminium Co., 1913; Asst. Eng. Manager, 192o. Clubs: R.A.C. and R.S.A.C. Address: Garbheinn House, Kinlochleven, Argyll, N.B.
JARVIS, Alexander Charles, Capt. (late R.E.), M.Mech.E., M.I.Water E., M.Am er. W.A., Partner in firm of Harvey & Jarvis, Water and Sewage Purification Specialists, Copenhagen, Denmark; b. 1883; s. of Charles William Jarvis. Ed. London. St. Mary's Sch. Training: Westminster Tech. Coll. Specialized in Water Purification; Designer of many Installations of Waterworks Filtration Plant at home and abroad; Inventor of Apparatus and Details; designed and carried out large Scheme of Water Treatment, Sterilizing, Pumping and Distribution for Mesopotamia; also Fuel Oil Pumping Stations, Pipe Line and Auxiliary Work. Address: Osterbrogade 40 Copenhagen, Villa Napoli Holte, Denmark. T. A.: " Filtration, Copenhagen." T. N.: 5839 Central; 168 Holte.
JEBB, George Robert, M.Inst.C.E., b. November 3o, 1838. Pupil under the late Alexander Mackintosh, M.Inst.C.E.; Asst. to him on the Northern Div. of the G.W. Rly. till 1863; went to Galicia; fixed 20 miles of the Lemberg and Chernowitz Rly. under the late Alfred Giles, P.-Pres. Inst. C.E.; preliminary Surveys and Construction of Rlys., N. Wales, on some Res. Engr.; Chief Engr., Shropshire Union Rlys. and Canal Co., 1869-1919, and Birmingham Canal Co., 1875-1912; designed and constructed Deep-water Quays, Docks, Large Grain and other Warehouses at Ellesmere Port on the River Mersey, also Reservoirs, Weirs, Warehouses, Pumping Plants, Branch Rlys., etc., N. Wales, the Potteries, and S. Staffs.; Cons. Engr. and Arbitrator on many occasions; Papers to the Inst. C.E., the R.S.A., etc.; Member of Committee of Management Birmingham Canal, and Cons. Engr., Shropshire Union 2C Co.; Member of Council Inst.C.E. for 13 years, and P. Vice-Pres, declined nomination for Presidency; Member of Smeatonian Soc. C.E., and Pres. 1912; Member of Upper Mersey Navigation Commission since its institution, 1876, Chairman for 18 years. Clubs: The Bath Club, 34, Dover Street, W.; The Union Club, Birmingham. Private Address: Fairyfield, Great Barr, near Birmingham.
JEFFCOTT, Henry Homan, B.A., B.A.I.(Dublin), M.I.Mech.E., Assoc.M.Inst.C. E., Winterslow, Killiney, Co. Dublin. T. N.: Killiney 3. Professor of Engineering in the Royal College of Science for Ireland, since 191o. b. Co. Donegal; 2nd s. of William Jeffcott, J.P.; m. Louise E. Howard Lang. Ed. Trinity College, Dublin (Senior Exhibitioner, First Mathematical Scholar, Senior Moderator and Gold Medallist, M'Cullagh Prizeman; Engineering Degree with special certificates in all subjects). Assistant Engineer with Siemens Bros. & Co., Ltd., at Woolwich and at Stafford; worked in the shops of Sir W. G. Armstrong, Whitworth & Co., Ltd., Manchester; head of the Metrology Department of the National Physical Laboratory, 1905-10; Secretary to Water Power Resources of Ireland Sub-Committee of Board of Trade, 1918-21; Examiner in Mechanical Engineering in the University of Belfast, and in the National University of Ireland; Patentee of a Direct Reading Tacheometer; of a Variable Speed Motor, of a Constant Frequency Generator, and of Improvements in Micrometers. Publications: "Notes on Screw Threads," in Proceedings of Institution of Mechanical Engineers; " The Design of Shafts, with special reference to High Speed Electric Generators," in " The Engineer "; " A Direct Reading Tacheometer," in Proceedings of Institution of Civil Engineers of Ireland; " The Periods of Lateral Vibration of Loaded Shafts," in Proceedings of Royal Society; " The Lateral Vibration of Loaded Shafts in the Neighbourhood of a Whirling Speed," in the " Philosophical Magazine." Recreations: Tennis, golf. War Services.—Organized and directed the manufacture of graze fuses and aeroplane turnbuckles in the Royal College of Science Engineering Workshops. Invented a graphic method of determining the trajectories of projectiles; a simple range finder; and a tension meter for aeroplane wires.
JEFFERY, Ernest John, Engr.-Lt. R.N., M.I.Mar.E., Mar. and Mech. Engr.; b. 1868; s. of Robert Jeffery, Builder. Ed. Various Council and Tech. Schs. Training: Devonport and Portsmouth. Invented Non-return Exhaust Valve for Ships fitted with Closed Exhaust System; invented Hot Feed Supply to Evaporators; repaired Lord Brassey's Yacht, " Sunbeam," and steamed her from Hobart to Melbourne, after she had been partly wrecked at Hobart when Lord Brassey was Governor of Victoria, 1896; in charge of Destroyers' Engineroom Dept. throughout the War; had charge of Ambuscade at Jutland. Lecture on Jutland, as seen by a Noncombatant. Clubs: M.I.M.E. and M.H.I., London. Address 35, Derby Road, North End, Portsmouth, Hants.
JEKEN, Harold George, A.M.I.E.E., Engr. and Man., Middlesbrough Corpn. Tramways; b. 1871; s. of Geo. Jeken, J.P., Marton, near Dover, Kent. Ed. Sutton Valence Grammar Sch., Kent. Training: John Fowler & Co., Ltd., Leeds, Yorks. Engr.-in-Charge, Yorkshire House-to-House Electricity Co., Leeds; Asst. Elec. Engr., Halifax :0I Corpn.; Chief Asst. Engr., Leeds City Tramways. Address: Municipal Buildings, Middlesbrough. T. N.: 521 Middlesbrough.
JENKIN, C. J., Capt. R.E. (ret.), M.Inst. C.E., M.I.Mech.E., L.S.A., M.T.P.I., Civil Engr., Arch. and Town Planner; b. 1865. Ed. Privately. Training: Tangyes, Ltd.; S. W. Jenkin, M.Inst.E. Career: Chief Eng. Asst. to S. W. Jenkin, and Llandudno U.D.C.; Engr., Willenhall, Walton-onThames, and Finchley, N.; 1915—Volunteer Engr. in Serbian Typhus Hospitals; 1916-2o—R.E. Officer in France, Greece, Serbia and Turkey, on Rlys.; 1915—Mem. of International Corn, for Sanitation of Nish, Serbia; 1918—Attached to International Corn. for the Planning and Rebuilding Salonika, after the Great Fire. Serbian Royal Red Cross; Chevalier of Serbian Order of St. Sava. Publications: " Some Thoughts on Town Planning "; numerous articles on Engineering and Town Planning subjects. Address: Law Chambers, 5, Princess Square, Plymouth. T. A.: "Jenkin, Civil Engineer, Plymouth." T. N.: Plymouth 1090. Club: Masonic, Plymouth.
JENKIN, Charles Frewen, C.B.E., M.A., M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., M.I.E.E., Professor of Engineering Science, Oxford, Brasenose College, Oxford; b. 1865; s. of Prof. Fleeming Jenkin; m. youngest d. of late Lord Mackenzie. Ed. Edinburgh Academy, Cambridge. Apprenticed Mather & Platt and L.N.W. Railway. Assistant to Works Manager, Crewe; Mechanical Assistant to Superintendent R.G.P.F., Waltham Abbey; Engineer at Nettlefolds Steel Works, Newport, Mon.; Manager, Siemens Bros., Stafford Works; Head of Railway Department, Siemens Bros., London; Professor of Engineering Science, Oxford, 1907. Publications: vide Proc.Inst.C.E., Proc.Inst.M.E., Report on the Materials of Construction used in Aircraft. War Services.—Lieut.-Col. R.A.F.; Director of Materials Section, Technical Department, Air Ministry.
JENKINS, George Gordon, M.Inst.C.E., of the firm of Jenkins & Marr, Civil Engineers and Architects, 16, Bridge Street, Aberdeen. T. N.: 441 Aberdeen. Established 1879. Has acted for Local Authorities in construction of Water, Drainage, and Sewage purification works in Northern Counties from Forfar to Shetland. Made preliminary surveys and reported on proposed Water Supply from the River Avon for the City of Aberdeen. Carried out large installations of Water Power Plants. Engineer for the Aberdeen Suburban Tramways. The firm has designed several County Bridges and also reinforced concrete and steel frame buildings, especially for Paper Mills in various parts of the county.
JENKINS, Harold Carnegie, Colliery Engr.; Chairman and Joint Man. Dir. of the Min. Eng. Co., Ltd.; Director, R. Jenkins & Co., Ltd., Rotherham; Chairman, Electricals, Ltd., Newcastle-on-Tyne; b. 1884; s. of A. T. Jenkins. Ed. Abroad and Sheffield University. Training: The British Westinghouse Co., Trafford Park, Manchester. Numerous Inventions and Applications to Underground Min. Machinery and Rescue Apparatus. Address: c/o The Mining Engineering Co., Ltd., Meco Works, Moorfields, Sheffield. T. A.: " Meco." T. N.: Central 453o.
JENKINS, Henry C., A.R.S.M., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., M.Inst.M.1\4 F.I.C., Consultant in Mining, Metallurgy and Chemistry, 815-7 Salisbury House, London, E.C.2. T. N.: London Wall 7241. b. 1861; s. of Charles H. Jenkins; m. C. E. Morris. Whitworth Scholar, 1885. Royal School of Mines, Associate, 1888, and private study. Instructor and Lecturer in Royal School of Mines, London; Government Metallurgist and Inspector of Mines to the State of Victoria, Australia; Management of Mines and Works; Private Consulting Practice. Papers before various Scientific Societies. War Services.—Design and erection of H.M. Factory, Langwith.
JENKINS, Robert William (late Major A.C.C.), M.I. & S.I., M.I.U.E., Joint Man. Dir., Robt. Jenkins & Co., Ltd.; b. 1878; s. of Alfred Thomas Jenkins, J.P. Ed. Rotherham Grammar Sch., Moravian Sch., Neuwied, Germany. Training: Sheffield Tech. Inst. (now Sheffield University ). Club: Rotary. Address: Netherside, Bradwell, Sheffield, and Boiler Works, Rotherham. T. A.: " Jenkins, Rotherham." T. N.: 584.
JENNINGS, Arthur Cyril, Assoc.M.Inst. C.E., A.M.I.E.E., Civil Engineer, Department of Agriculture, Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia; b. 1883. Ed. Simon Langton Schools, Canterbury. Assistant Engineer, Sand, Palmiet and Bulk Rivers New Water Scheme, Port Elizabeth, South Africa, works costing 36o,000; Chief Assistant Engineer for Telephone Co. of Egypt, Cairo, on underground cable reconstruction, etc.; Resident Engineer, Cougha Poort and Reenen Irrigation Schemes, Gamtoos River, South Africa, costing over,55,000. Present Position: Irrigation Engineer, Administration of Southern Rhodesia. War Services.—Held rank of Captain in South African Water Supply Corps, and served two years with the forces in the East African Campaign, 1916-8.
JESSOP, Louis, A.M.I.E.E., Man. Dir., Jessop & Boydell, Ltd., Elec. Engrs., Bradford. Address: 21, Northgate, Bradford. T. A.: " Instrument, Bradford." T. N.: 83 Bradford.
JEWELL, William Ralph, B.Sc. (Melb.), B.Met. (Sheffield), A.I.C., Chief and Research Metallurgist, Small Arms Factory, Australia; b. 1894; s. of James T. Jewell. Ed. Geelong Coll., Geelong, Victoria, Australia. Training: Melbourne. University, Victoria; Sheffield University, England; Dixon Scholar in Chemistry, Melbourne University. Career: Design of Metallurgical Labs., Commonwealth Arsenal; Revised Rifle Steel Specifications, Commonwealth Arsenal; Research Work on Rifle Components; Shift Chemist, Grillo Sulphuric Acid Plant, Gretna; General Metallurgical Work. Publ.: " Bulletin of Standard Methods of Analysis of Plain and Alloy Steels." Address: Small Arms Factory, Lithgow, N.S.W., Australia.
JOHN, Wesley Ernest, A.M.I.Mech.E., M.Inst.Met., A.F.R.Ae.S., M.I.E. (Africa), F.R.C.I., Cons. Engr.; b. 1885; s. of W. H. John, of. Johannesburg. Ed. Kingswood Coll., Grahamstown. Training: Transvaal University, Johannesburg. During the War Officer in charge of Mech. Transport Aviation Corps, German S.W. Africa; later in charge of Aircraft and Munition Works in England; specializes in Industrial and Min. Eng. Address: 120, Victoria Street, Westminster, S.W.I. T. N.: Victoria 583, JOHNS, Arthur W., M.I.N.A. (Member of Council), o4, Huron Road, Upper Tooting.
JOHNSON, Arthur Laurence, M.Inst.Met., M.C.I., Cleveland I.E., Chairman and Man. Dir. of Rd. Johnson, Clapham & Morris, Ltd., and Johnson's Reinforced Concrete Eng. Co., Ltd.; b. 1887. Ed. Eton and Trinity Coll., Cambridge. Address: " Lindfield," Fulshaw Park, Wilmslow, Cheshire. T. N.: 324 Alderley Edge.
JOHNSON, Claude Goodman, Man. Dir. of Rolls-Royce, Ltd., London, Derby, Bombay, New York; Gen. Man. Dir. of Automobiles Rolls-Royce (France), Ltd., Paris, Petrograd and Madrid; Chairman and Man. Dir. of Rolls-Royce of America Inc. of New York and Springfield, Mass., U.S.A. Address: 15, Conduit Street, London. T. N.: Gerrard 1654.
JOHNSON, Fred, D.Sc., M.Inst.Brit.F., M.Inst.Met., Head of Metallurgy Dept., Tech. Sch., Birmingham; b. 1882; s. of Thomas Johnson. Ed. King Edward's Grammar Sch., Five Ways, Birmingham. Training: Birmingham University. Distinctions: President, Birmingham Metallurgical Soc.; Member of Council, Local Branch, Inst. of Brit. Foundrymen and of Local Section Inst. of Metals. Career: Three years Metallurgist to Messrs J. W ilkes, Sons and Mapplebeck, Birmingham. Two years Head of Metallurgy Dept., Swansea Tech. Coll.; present position since 1912. Author of numerous papers on " Copper and Copper Alloys, Influence of Impurities on Do. Working of Metals, etc.," embodying the results of Original Investigations. Address: " Enderley," Kineton Road, Olton, Warwickshire.
JOHNSON, Harry Howard, D.S.O., M.Inst. M.M M.I.Mech.E.,M.I.Min.E., Cons. Engr. (Min. and Mech. ); b. 1877; s. of late Dr. F. W. Johnson, Watlington, Norfolk. Ed. Trafalgar House Sch., Winchester, and Hartley University Coll., Southampton. Training: Hartley University Coll., and Fraser & Chalmers, Ltd., Erith. Career: A. E. Geelong Mines, Rhodesia; Underground Supt., East Olympus Mines, Rhodesia; Res. Engr., Village Main Reef, Johannesburg; Underground Man. and Acting Man., Village Main Reef; Man., Village Deep, Johannesburg; Cons. Engr. to Hollins Group of Mines, Rhodesia; since 1912 Pri<rate Practice; Reported on Mines and Oil Properties in Canada, U.S., France, India, South Af., Burma, etc. Publ.: Various papers to Transvaal Inst. Min. Engrs., Graduate's Prize for paper on Gold Extraction for Free Milling Ores, I.Mech.E. Clubs: Puluways, etc. Address: 4. Copthall Avenue, London,E.C.2; 58, Sule Pagoda Road, Rangoon. T. A A.: " Frangema London and Rangoon."
JOHNSON, Harry O., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Mechanical Engineer, Eskilstuna, Sweden. T. A.: " Oxelosundsbanan." T. N.: 516 and 1716 Eskilstuna; Private, 264 Eskilstuna. b. 1879. Ed. University College, London. Engineering training at Gateshead Works, North-Eastern Railway and Pennsylvania Railroad, U.S.A. Joined the Grangesberg-Oxelosunds Railway, 19c6; became Chief Mechanical Engineer, 191o. Member of the Swedish Technical Society.
JOHNSON, Henry Theophilus, M.I.Mech.E., Man. Dir., Canadian American Machinery Co., Ltd.; b. 1866. Training with Robt. Hattersley, Manchester. Specialized in Mechanical Type Composition and 2C Printing and Allied Trades Machinery. Publ.: " Fifty Years of Mechanical Composition." Clubs: Engineers, R.A.C. and Livery. Address: Camco House, 63, Farringdon Street, E.C. T. A.: " Prodigious, Cent., London." T. N.: Central 6926.
JOHNSON, Robert Rawdon, A.R.S.M., M.Inst.M.M., Cons. Min. Engr.; Chief Engr., Arthur L. Pearse & Co.; b. 187o; s. of James King Johnson. Ed. Merchant Taylors Sch., Charterhouse Square. Training: Royal Sch. of Mines, London. Career: Min. in Hungary, Transylvania, Russia, Siberia, Burma, N. and S. America, W. Af., Rhodesia, and other countries, and Cons. work in Great Britain. Address: Worcester House, Walbrook, London, E.C., and 38, Heath Hurst Road, Hampstead, N.W. T. A.: "Undermined." T.N.: Hampstead 6754, and City 3128.
JOHNSON, Tom Richard, Chief Commissioner for Rlys. and Tramways of New South Wales since 1907. Address: Macquarie Street, Sydney, N.S.W.
JOHNSON, William, M.I.Mech.E., Civil Engineer, 41, Spring Gardens, Manchester. T. A.: " Navigation, Manchester." T. N.: City 6224. b. 1856. Ed. Andersons Institute, High School, Lerwick, and Robertson's Academy, Newcastleupon-Tyne. Served pupilage and Draughtsman to John Abbott & Co., Ltd., engineers, Gateshead-onTyne, 1872-81; Assistant to R. A. Mariner, Chief Engineer to the Dock Company at Kingston-uponHull, 1881-5; Resident Engineer to the East and West India Dock Company, 1886-8; Principal Assistant Engineer to the Manchester Ship Canal from 1888 onwards; prepared drawing and designs for the whole of the works for that undertaking, including locks, lock gates, swing bridges, Barton aqueduct, high level bridges, deviation railways, warehouses, sheds, reinforced concrete sheds and grain elevators, Parliamentary surveys and plans, and all calculations for the works. Member of Moss Side Urban District Council for twelve years.
JOHNSTON, Charles Morison, M.I.E.E., M.I.Mech.E., Chief Engineer and Manager, Corporation Electricity Works, Shrewsbury. T. N.: 36 E and 37 E. Acted in honorary position as District Engineer for the Industrial Coal Economy Campaign in Area 9, also Divisional Officer for Electricity for Shropshire and Herefordshire under the Household Fuel and Lighting Order.
JOHNSTON, Frank, M.I.E.E., Head of Electrical Department at Harland & Wolff, Ltd., Belfast, " Oakdene," Holywood, Co. Down. T. N.: Holywood 104. Apprenticed at Latimer, Clarke, Muirhead & Co., Westminster; City and Guilds of London Technical College, Finsbury. For some years Chief of Electrical Installation Department at W. H. Allen, Son & Co., Ltd., of Bedford, before taking up duties at Harland & Wolff's Shipyard at Belfast, where engaged during war in the firm's large war programme. Obtained Student's Premium for paper on " Secondary Batteries " read before the Institution of Electrical Engineers. Senior student under Prof. Silvanus P. Thompson, D.Sc., B.A., F.R.S. Educated at Whitgift Grammar School, Croydon. Made top score in School Team, Ashburton Shield, Bisley, 1891.
JOHNSTON, James, M.I.Mech.E., M.Inst. C.E., Chief Engr., Corpn. Waterworks, 12, Bond Street, Brighton.
JOHNSTONE, Hugh, Member of Council I.Min.E., Min. Engr.; Director, The United Collieries, Ltd., 109, Hope Street, Glasgow.
JOLLEY, L. B. W., M.A. (Cantab.), Assoc. M.Inst.C.E., A.M.I.E.E., Electrical Engineer, Fairdene, Sheen Road, Richmond, Surrey. T. A.: Osram, Phone, London." T. N.: Hammersmith 1500. b. 1886; s. of B. C. Jolley, Cambridge; m. Beatrice Gledhill, Halifax. Ed. Mechanical Science, Cambridge University, 1904-7. Engineer, General Post Office, 1907-16; Research Laboratory of the General Electric Co., 1919. War Services.—Lieutenant, R.F.C., 1916-18; Captain, R.A.F., 1918-19; Sub-Section Director, Ministry of Munitions, 1918-19.
JOLY DE LOTBINIERE, the Hon. Col. Alain Chartier, C.B., R.E., C.S.I., C.I.E., Kaisar-iHind Gold Medal, Chief Engr. and 'Secretary to Govt., Bengal; and Member Legislative Council of Bengal.
JONES, Arthur Dansey, O.B.E., M.I.Mech.E., M.I.Inst.I., M.I.Loco.E., Outdoor Locomotive Supt., S.E. & C. Rly.; b. 1871; s. of Rev. Canon W. I. Jones. Ed. Haileybury Coll: Training: Owens Coll. Eng. Sch. Career: Horwich Loco. Works; Loco. Running Asst. L. & Y. Rly.; present position since 1912. Clubs: Public Sch. Address: 16, Chatsworth Road, Croydon.
JONES, Bennett Melvill, A.F.C., M.A., A.F. R.Ae.S., Francis Mond Prof. of Aeronautics, University of Cambridge; b. 1887; s. of Benedict Jones. Ed. Birkenhead Sch. and Cambridge. Training: Cambridge, 1st Class Mech. Sc. Tripos, Woolwich Arsenal, N.P.L. Research Work on Wind Channels and the Properties of Aerofoils, etc., at N.P.L., 1911-13; Experimental Work, Royal Aircraft Factory, 1914-15; Experimental Work on Aerial Gunnery, Bombing, Navigation. Nightflying, etc.; as Chief Experimental Officer, Orfordness, Suffolk, 1916-18; Deputy to Asst. Controller, Production Dept., Air Ministry (Research Branch). Address: Engineering Laboratory, Cambridge. T. N.: Cambridge 1195.
JONES, Charles, M.Inst.C.E., M.I.E.E., Chief Elec. and Mech. Engr., Metropolitan Rly., Power Station, Neasden, London, N.W.
JONES, Charles Edward, A.M.I.E.E., Electrical Engineer, Eversley, Litherland Park, Litherland, Liverpool. T. A.: "Pressure, Liverpool." T. N.: 383 Waterloo (private); 1474 Bootle (business). b. 1888. Ed. Oake's Institute, and Bootle Intermediate Day School; private Technical Training. Served apprenticeship with Campbell & Isherwood, Ltd., Bootle, Liverpool (Electrical and Mechanical), and remained in their employ, holding the positions of Chief Draughtsman, Designer, Manager, and now Technical Adviser. Paper before Liverpool Engineering Society, 1915, " Electrical Machinery for Ship's Use." JONES, Charles Lewis, M.I.Mech.E., Chief Mech. Engr., D. Davis & Sons, Ferndale, Rhondda, Glam.
JONES, Christopher, M.I.E.E., M.S.A.I. E.E., A.M.I.Mech.E., Mining, Mechanical and Electrical Engineer, Cannock Chase Collieries, Chasetown, near' Walsall. T. A.: " Substratum, Chasetown." T. N.: 13 Brownhills. Four years Lecturer in Electrical Engineering, Glamorgan Education Committee; six years Lecturer in Electrical Engineering, Staffordshire Education Committee; three years Lecturer in Electrical Engineering, Wolverhampton Technical School; late Consulting Engineer to West Cannock Collieries, Earl of Shrewsbury Collieries, Coombs Wood Collieries. The following papers have been read at various times before the Association of Mining Electrical Engineers: " Earthing and Leakage Indicators," " Jointing of Cables," " Leakage Protective Gear," " Static Transformers," " Electrical Experience at Collieries," " Windings of Electrical Machinery," and " Points of Importance in Connection with Mining Electrical Engineering " before the South Wales Institute of Engineering. Four years Branch President, Warwick and South Staffs Branch Association of Mining Electrical Engineers; five years Hon. Secretary of latter.
JONES, E. Peter, J.P., Iron and Steel Manufacture, Mersey Ironworks, Ellesmere Port. T. A.: " Corrugated, Ellesmere Port." T. N.: 32 Ellesmere Port. b. 1871; s. of Alderman John Jones of Wolverhampton; m. to only d. of Sir Horatio Brevitt of Wolverhampton. Ed. Wolverhampton School. Managing Director, Wolverhampton Corrugated Iron Co., Ltd., Mersey Ironworks, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire; Director, John Summers & Sons, Ltd., Hawarden Bridge Ironworks, near Chester. County Councillor, Cheshire; J.P., Cheshire and Chester. Clubs: Reform, National Liberal, and Burlington Fine Arts. War Services.—Manufacture of steel sheets for war purposes, and storage and breaking of overseas shell billets up to 3,000 tons per week.
JONES, Ernest R., M.I.H.V.E. (Member of Council), Jones & Attwood, Ltd., Hanbury House, Worcester Street, Stourbridge.
JONES, Sir Evan D., Bart., D.L., M.P., M.Inst.C.E., Civil Engineer, II, Great George Street, London, S.W.I. Successively Student, Associate Member, and Member Institution of Civil Engineers. Pupil of late Chas. Richardson, M.Inst.C.E., Bristol; Assistant Resident Engineer, Severn Tunnel, for Sir John Hankshaw; Survey work, South America, for Hankshaw, Son & Hayter; Permanent Director, Topham, Jones & Railton, Ltd., Westminster. Chief Works: Estuary section, Manchester Ship Canal; Admiralty harbour and docks, Gibraltar; Cardiff, new docks; Swansea, new docks; Southampton, new docks; Singapore, new docks. D.L., and J.P., Co. Pembroke, Alderman, Pembroke County Council. War Services.—Major, Engineer and Railway Staff Corps, and Member of Committee of War Office for Organization of Civilian Labour. Dyes Commissioner, Petrol Controller, Chairman of Road Transport Board, Controller of Coal Mines, Board of Trade, 1917-9.
JONES, Frederick James, M.Inst.C.E., District Engr. Rly., Dunedin, N.Z.
JONES, Herbert, M.I.E.E., Chief. Elec. Engr., L. & S. W. Rly.; b. 1875. Ed. Monmouth Sch. Training: Faraday House. Responsible for the Electrification of London Suburban Lines of L. & S.W. Rly. Address Waterloo Station, London, S.E.I.
JONES, Samuel Derwen, A.M.I.E.E., A.M.I. Mech.E., Elec. Engr., Batley Corpn., Oakenroyd, Carlinghow Hill, Batley, Yorks.
JONES, Samuel Gilbert, M.I.Mech.E., Country Gentleman; b. November II, 1842 s. of the late A. G. Jones, J.P., of Hatherley Court, Gloucester. Ed. 1853 to 1855 in Germany, and many Schs. in England afterwards. Training: Rothwell & Co., Bolton, Lancashire (Premium App.); with Rothwell from 1859 to 1867. Career: With Rothwell & Co. as App., after as Manager of Millwright Dept., during which time had to do with local work; considerable work in Germany, Hanover, Saxony and Naples; Bristol and Exeter Locomotives, also Cardigan and Carmarthen Rly. Engines; fitting out of the Armstrong Gun Factory Dept., Royal Arsenal, Woolwich; Abbey Mills Pumping Station for the Metropolitan Board of Works, London; in 1867 was engaged by Wallace Bros., London, to order Machinery for a Cotton and Weaving Plant for the King of Burmah, which he took out, erected and started in 1869; devoted attention to the Bombay Burmah Trading Corpn. founded by Wallace Bros.; remodelled their Timber Mills, and substituted Mechanical for Elephant Labour; designed and perfected a Furnace for Burning Sawdust, which led to the burning of Paddy Husk instead of coal in the Rice Mills, saving millions of tons of coal; started the Forest Dept. of the Bombay Burmah Trading Corpn., and as Manager was chiefly instrumental in bringing about the Annexation of Upper Burmah; got out the first Steam Launch on the Rangoon River, also the first Light Draft Stern Wheel Steamer; afterwards constructed many Stern Wheel Steamers, including the Engines, and at the time of the Annexation built many Temporary Hospitals and Barracks for the Govt.; retired in 1888 from Burmah, and has since lived a country life, interested in Farming and Gardening. Address: Steanbridge, near Stroud, Glos.
JONES, Stanley H., M.Inst.C.E., Gas.E. (Member of Council), Commercial Gas works, Stepney, E.
JONES, Walter, M.I.Mech.E., J.P., Founder and Senior Director of Jones & Attwood, Ltd., Heating and Hydraulic Engrs.; b. 1846. Address: The Uplands, Stourbridge.
JORDAN, Cecil William, Major, A.M.I.Mech. E., M.I.Min.E., M.I.A.E., Mechanical, Electrical and Mining Engineer, Hollyhurst, South Yardley, Warwickshire. T. A.: " c/o Alldays, Birmingham." T. N.: Acocks Green 218. Ed. Swansea Grammar School and Colleges. Engineering Training: Wm. Foster & Co., Ltd., and Crompton-Howell Co., Ltd. Works Manager to Wm. Foster & Co., Ltd.; General Manager and Sectetary to the Glamorgan Engineering Co., Ltd.; Managing Director of the Goodman Manufacturing Co., Ltd.; Managing Director of Alldays & Onions, Ltd., Enfield Allday Motors, Ltd., and Waverley Estates, Ltd. Member South Wales Institute of Engineers (Lewis Prizeman, 1907). Various contributions to Engineering Societies. Member of the Royal Automobile Club arid Conservative Club, Birmingham. War Services.-5th Welsh Regiment, also Area Commandant, No. 7 Area, Western Command. Mentioned in Dispatches.
JOSEPH, Edward Lionel, M.I.E.E., F.C.S., Electrical and Chemical Engineer, 96, Victoria Street, S.W.I. T. A.:" Ozonair, Sowest, London." T.N.: Victoria 12. b. 1868. Ed. Crypt Grammar School, Gloucester; Birmingham University. Partner in firm of Appleton, Burbey & Williamson (1888), one of original pioneers in manufacture of switchboards and all electrical accessories; founder of Ozonair, Ltd.; Inventor and patentee of many original forms of electrical accessories, also ozone apparatus of all kinds, technical processes, etc.
JOY, Basil Humbert, M.I.Mech.E., M.I.A.E., Pres. Soc. of Model Engrs., Secretary, I.A.E., since 1910; b. 1871; s. of David Joy. Ed. Aldenham. Trained: Under David Joy and at Albert Dock Engine Works and Thornycroft (D.O.); Partnership with David Joy; Manager, Simms Mfg. Co.; Tech. Secretary, A.C.G.B.I.; Manager, Simpson, Strickland & Co. A series of articles on Marine Diesel Engines in " The Engineer," from 1910-192o. Clubs: R. Motor Yacht (Hon. Life Mem.) R. Corinthian Yacht, Burnham Yacht. Address: 28, Victoria Street, S.W.I. T. A.: " Autinst, Vic., London." T. N.: Vic. 6076.
JOYNT, Ernest Edwin, M.I.Mech.E., Head of Mech. Eng. Dept., City of Dublin Tech. Schs.; b. 1874; s. of R. W. Joynt, Ballina, Co. Mayo. Ed. Methodist Coll., Belfast. Training: City of Dublin Tech. Schs. Career: Pupil in Inchicore Works, G.S. & W. Rly.; Asst. Loco. Dept., Inchicore, 1895-1908; Chief Draughtsman, Inchicore Works, 1908-19; Part-time Lecturer in Eng. subjects, City of Dublin Tech. Schs., 1904-19. Address: Kingston, Tyrconnell Road, Inchicore, Dublin.
JUDGE, Arthur William, A.R.C.S., Wh.Sc., Wh.Ex., D.I.C., A.F.R.Ae.S., A.M.I.A.E.,. F.R.S.A., in charge Instrument and Navigation Sections, I.D.E. Air Ministry; b. 1887; s. of Frederick Judge. Ed. Rochester Mathematical Sch. Training: Imperial Coll. of Science and Technology, London; Tyndall Prizeman, National Scholar, Asst. Eng. pept. N.P.L.; designed large Impact Testing Machine for Breaking Railway Couplings, etc.; Experimental Engr. and Designer to late Major H. Musgrave, R.F.C., D.S.O., on Invention and Patent Work; Manager-Designer of The Varioplane Co., Kingston; designed, built and tested first Variable Camber, Cantilever Spar Monoplane flown successfully, 1915-16; Experimental Officer, R.F.C., Orfordness, Butley, Martlesham Heath, and B.E.F.; in charge Sound Signalling Dept. and Air Navigation Research, Martlesham Heath and Instrument Design Estab., Biggin Hill; Principal Civilian Asst.-in-Charge Instrument and Navigation Research (Air Ministry ), I.D.E., Biggin Hill. Publ.: " High Speed Internal Combustion Engines " (Pitmans ), " Design of Aeroplanes " (Pitmans ), " Properties of Aerofoils and Aerodynamic Bodies " (Pitmans ), " Handbook of Modern Aeronautics " (Library Press ), " Aircraft and Automobile Materials " (Two Vols. ), (Pitmans ), " Automobile and Aircraft Engines," etc. Address: c/o Barclays Bank, Bromley, Ko.n t.
JUMP, Percy, A.M.I.Mech.E., M.I. & S.I., Iron and Steel Works Engineer, The Leasowes, Hales nr Owen, Worcester. T. A A. "Hingley, Dudley." T. N.: Dudley 2435. Ed. Royal Grammar School, Sheffield; private Tutor; and Sheffield University. Served apprenticeship with Vickers, Ltd., River Don Works, Sheffield; afterwards Assistant Manager of Gun Building and Heat Treatment Department, Vickers, Ltd., Sheffield; now Assistant to Chairman and Forge Manager, N. Hingley & Sons, Ltd., Netherton Iron Works,, Dudley. Member of Staffordshire Iron and Steel Institute. War Services.—Technical Assistant to the Director General (Guns), Ministry of Munitions of War; Director of Heat Treatment, Ministry of Munitions. Member of special mission to France on ordnance manufacture.