Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Albert Thomas Gosford

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Albert Thomas Gosford (1885-1920)



1921 Obituary [1]

ALBERT THOMAS GOSFORD was born at Wimbledon on 6th June 1885.

He was educated at Tiffin's School, Kingston-on-Thames, and at King's College, London.

In 1905 he became a workshop student in the Royal Arsenal, Woolwich, and after going through various shops he worked in the drawing office and as assistant at the electric light and power station. Subsequently he was appointed supervisor in 1911 in connexion with machinery and materials used in the Royal Ordnance Factories.

In 1912 he went to India to Messrs. Richardson and Cruddas, Bombay, by which firm he was appointed works manager in 1915. Three years later he took up the post of assistant to the Mechanical Engineer to the Bombay Government, and in 1919 he was appointed Industrial Engineer under the Director of Industries, and was given charge of the Central Stores and Workshop at Dapuri, near Poona.

This position he held to the time of his death, which took place on 26th July 1920, at the age of thirty-five.

He became an Associate Member of this Institution in 1912.



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