Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

Registered UK Charity (No. 115342)

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 150,650 pages of information and 235,200 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Herbert Payne Pitstow

From Graces Guide

Herbert Payne Pitstow (1872-1948)


1950 Obituary [1]

"HERBERT PAYNE PITSTOW was born in 1892 and received his education at the Goldsmiths' College and the Regent Street Polytechnic, London.

On the completion of a six years' apprenticeship with Messrs. Lennox and Company, engineers, of Chiswick, in 1914, he secured a post as draughtsman and estimator to Messrs. George Kent, Ltd., meter manufacturers, of Luton, with whom he remained for five years. After acting in a similar capacity for a brief period with Messrs. John Bellamy, Ltd., engineers, London, he joined, in 1920, the staff of Messrs. Foamite Firefoam, Ltd. (now Messrs. Foamite, Ltd.), London, as draughtsman and assistant to the chief engineer and began an association with that firm which continued until his death on 22nd December 1948. He was promoted to be chief draughtsman in 1923 and three years later was appointed assistant chief engineer. Mr. Pitstow had been an Associate Member of the Institution since 1929."


See Also

Loading...

Sources of Information