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Gasciogne Lumley

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Gasciogne Lumley (1873- )

1922 I.S.O., M.I.Mech.E., M.I.N.A., Mar. Engr.; b. 1873; s. of Joseph Lumley, of Gateshead. Ed. Privately, and Durham College of Science (now Armstrong College). Training: Black, Hawthorn and Co., Gateshead. Distinctions: Hons. in Mech. Eng., C.G.L.I. Career: With C. A. Parsons and Co., engaged in Steam Turbine work; Asst. to Robert Eeles, Cons. Engr. and Mar. Surveyor, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, then Leading Draughtsman with James Hodgkinson and Co., of Salford; 1898—Entered service of Govt. of the Niger Coast Protectorate (now Nigeria), as Asst. Engr.; 1902— Engr.-in-Charge, Govt. Dockyard; 19o8—Supt. Engr., Mar. Dept., Nigeria; Retired 1920. Patentee of Device for Burning Soft Coal in Mar. Boilers. Clubs: Sports, St. James's Square, S.W.; Northern Conservative and Unionist, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Address: Glenholme, Jesmond, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

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