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A. Hugh Seabrook

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Arthur Hugh Seabrook (1875- ) of Sir Charles Bright and Partners

1875 Born Boreham, Essex[1]

1891-5 With Crompton and Co, Chelmsford

1895 Assistant engineer, Yarmouth Corporation Electricity Works

1897 Assistant engineer, Hampstead Vestry Electricity Works

1900 Associate of the Inst of Electrical Engineers; living in West Hampstead, London[2]

1901 Associate I Mech E

1901 Engineer and Manager of Barking municipal electricity supply undertaking

1903 Member of I Mech E

1907 Member of Institution of Electrical Engineers; of Electricity Works, Tucker St, West Ham, London E

1909 Moved from West Ham Works to Marylebone Works[3]

1911 General Manager, electricity supply, Borough of St Marylebone; living in St Johns Wood, with Harriet Edith 31, Elizabeth 8, John Strachan 3[4]

By 1914 was a Member of Council of IEE; of Marylebone Electric Supply, York Place, London W

Positions included with the London and other electricity supply under-takings

1919 Of GEC, Witton Works, Birmingham

1921 Of Devonshire Chambers, Bishopsgate, London

1921 Founding partner in Sir Charles Bright and Partners

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Mechanical Engineer Records; 1901 census
  2. Electrical Engineer Records (various dates)
  3. The Times, Jun 25, 1909
  4. 1911 census