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Francis Thursfield

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Francis Thursfield (1867- )

1922 B.A., M.Inst.C.E., M.I.E.E., Elec. Engr.; General Manager, Leicestershire and Warwickshire Electric Power Co.; b. 1867; s. of J. H. Thursfield, Solicitor, Wednesbury. Ed. Clifton Coll., and Trinity Coll., Cambridge. Hon. Degree in Maths. Training: Electric Construction Co., Wolverhampton. Career: Engaged on Bournbrook (Birmingham) Accumulator Tramways; Liverpool Overhead Railway.; Borough Elec. Engr., Burnley, 4 years; City Elec. Engr., Chester, 8 years; carried out electrification of Devonport Dockyard and adjoining Admiralty Estabs., under Preece and Cardew. Address: Stockwell Head, Hinckley. T. A.: " Ruoflab, Hinckley." T. N.: 49 Hinckley.

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