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Charles Lewis Jones

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Charles Lewis Jones (1864-1930)

1930 Obituary [1]

CHARLES LEWIS JONES had been chief mechanical engineer for Messrs. D. Davis and Sons, colliery proprietors of Ferndale, since 1895.

He first entered their service as an apprentice in 1883 and he left them for a period of three years from 1892 to 1895 in order to take the engineering course at the University College at Cardiff.

Under the supervision of Mr. Jones one of the largest power stations in the Rhondda Valley was built for the company. He was born at Llanelly in 1864 and died on 4th November 1930.

He became a Member of the Institution in 1911.

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