Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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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.

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.

Hugh Wright

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Hugh Wright (1884-1920)


1921 Obituary [1]

HUGH WRIGHT was born at Stockton-on-Tees on 28th November 1884.

He studied at the University of Sheffield for seven years, and during a portion of this period he served a pupilage of five years with Messrs. Newton, Chambers and Co., Ltd., Sheffield.

Subsequently he was employed in their drawing office until 1908, when he became assistant engineer to Messrs. C. and W. Walker, Ltd., Donnington, Salop.

In 1911 he was appointed chief engineer to the Cyanide Plant Supply Co., London, where be was engaged in the design of mining and other plant.

Three years later he became General Manager to Messrs. Cochrane and Co., of Dudley, and during the War he superintended the construction of engine and condenser work for the Government.

His death took place in London on 5th December 1920, at the age of thirty-six.

He became an Associate Member of this Institution in 1913, and a Member in 1917.



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