Robert Edden Commans (1852-1936), Civil engineer.
1852 February 4th. Born the son of Robert Dyer Commans
1894 Awarded a Watt Medal and a Telford Premium for "Concentration and Sizing of Crushed Minerals."
1936 Will. 'Mr. Robert Edden Commans, of Macaulay House, Bath, a retired engineer, who helped to design the haulage gears and ropeways used in the early days of the Kimberley diamond mines and a founder member of the Royal Automobile Club...'