Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 146,878 pages of information and 232,615 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
Charles Herbert Gadsby (1866-1913)
1913 Obituary 
CHARLES HERBERT GADSBY was born in 1866, and served his apprenticeship at locomotive and tramway work from 1882 to 1889.
In the latter year he joined the Brush Electrical Engineering Company, and subsequently had charge of their Testing Department at Loughborough.
He obtained a Whitworth Scholarship in 1892 and studied at Nottingham University.
He then joined the staff of the Electric Construction Company, and proceeded to Madras as superintending engineer on the Madras Electric Tramways.
On his return he accepted an appointment with the British Electric Traction Company, with which Company he was connected until his death.
For some time previous to his death - which occurred in December, 1912, at Farnham, Surrey - he was in indifferent health and could do little active work.
He was elected a Member of the Institution in 1897.