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Robert Sell

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Robert Sell (1875- )

1922 M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.E.E., Mechanical and Electrical Engineer, 190, Ashted Row, Birmingham; b. 1875. Ed. Manchester Technical School, Leeds University, York Railway Institute, Dover School of Art. Articled pupil, Weston and Co., Dover, engineers, yacht and launch builders; Draughtsman and Assistant Engineer, Rowntree and Co., Ltd., Cocoa Works, York, equipping new factory with plant, machinery, etc.; Inspector Gas Engines and Steam Turbines, British Westinghouse Co., Ltd., Manchester; in Charge of Steam Turbine and Generator erecting and testing, British Thomson-Houston Co., Ltd., Rugby; Works Engineer, Archibald Kenrick and Sons, Ltd., West Bromwich, works equipment and maintenance, 5 years; Works Engineer, Midland Railway Carriage and Wagon Co., Ltd., Birmingham, works equipment (new works), 7 years; Proprietor, The Industrial Engineering Co. and The Prominent Manufacturing Co., 190, Ashted Row, Birmingham. Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering, West Bromwich and Smethwick Technical Schools. War Services.—Works Engineer, National Shell Factory, Birmingham.

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