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 149,686 pages of information and 235,430 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.

Letitia Chitty

From Graces Guide

Letitia Chitty M.A., C.Eng,. F.R.Ae.S., M.I.C.E., (15 July 1897 - 29 September 1982) structural research engineer associated particularly with dams.

She became a respected structural analytical engineer, achieving several firsts for women engineers, including becoming the first female fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society and the first female recipient of the Telford Medal.[1]

1969 She was awarded the Telford Gold Medal - the highest award of the Institution of Civil Engineers.[2]

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. Wikipedia
  2. The Engineer 1969/09/25
  • Biography of Letitia Chitty, ODNB