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Ernest Cranston (Cranstoun) Given (1870-1961), consulting engineer and naval architect
1911 Living at 4 Hargreaves Road, Liverpool: Ernest Cranstoun Given (age 40 born Rock Ferry, Cheshire), Consulting Engineer and Employer. With his wife Winifred Mary Given (age 36 born Ayrshire) and their daughter Enid Cranstoun Given (age 4 born Liverpool)
1922 C.B.E., M.Inst.C.E., M.I.Mech.E., M.I.N.A., Clewer Hill Lodge, Windsor. T. N.: Windsor 6o. General Manager of Slough Trading Co., Ltd. T. N.: Slough 24o. Ed. Harrow and University College, Liverpool. Apprenticed to Fawcett, Preston and Co., Liverpool. Cape Government Railways, 1890-I; Cramps, Philadelphia, 1892-4; Priestmans, Philadelphia, 1894-6; Flanney, Baggalay and Johnson, Ltd., consulting engineers; Flanney and Given, Ltd., consulting engineers; Flanney and Gregson, Ltd., consulting engineers, 1897-1917. Past President Liverpool Engineering Society. Member of Liverpool City Council ten years. Clubs: Union, R.A.C. War Services.—Hon. Organizing Secretary, Liverpool Munitions of War Committee, June, 1915, to June, 1917. Director of Airship Production, Admiralty, June, 1917, to May, 1919. Director of Factories, M. of M., 1919-20.