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Archibald Corbin

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Archibald Corbin (1871-1930)


1930 Obituary [1]

ARCHIBALD CORBIN was for many years works manager for Messrs. Richard Nevill and Company of Llanelly.

He served an engineering apprenticeship at the works of Messrs. Duncan Stewart of Glasgow and went to Llanelly in 1894.

After six years with Messrs. Nevill he joined the Glanmor Foundry Company of Llanelly for a period of a year, but he then returned to Messrs. Nevill as superintending engineer and remained in their service until his death in December 1930.

During the War he was one of a small honorary committee which supervised the technical direction of the National Shell Factory at Llanelly. On behalf of his firm he carried out many important contracts for the construction of rolling-mill plant in this country and abroad.

He was born in London in 1871 and became a Member of the Institution in 1922.

He was for some time a member of the committee of the South Wales Branch of the Institution.




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