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Sidney Zaleski Hall

From Graces Guide

Sidney Zaleski Hall (1882-1952) of Hall and Clarke (of London)

1882 Born in Woking the son of William Hall, a Doctor, and his wife Maria. Brother of Percy Francis Hall

1898 Apprentice with Eddison and De Mattos, of Dorchester, in their engine shop, and later in other parts of the company

1903 Joined Mirrlees, Watson and Co

1905 Joined D. Stewart and Co of Glasgow; became leading draughtsman in gas engine department

1908 Chief Draughtsman and Designer in the Oil Engine dept of William Beardmore and Co.[1]

1910 Associate I Mech E

1910 Chief Designer and Engineer at Petters Ltd, Nautilus Works, Yeovil, responsible for the drawing office and experimental work.

1913 Joined his brother Percy at Hall's Engineering in Poole.

1914 Transferred to status of Member of I Mech E

1918 Brought his one-time colleague from Petters, Ashford Vincent Clarke, in as a director of Hamworthy Engineering Co as well as taking him into partnership in the consultancy Hall and Clarke

1939 Living in Poole, M.D. Hamworthy Engineering Co

1952 of Parkstone, Dorset when he died.

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Sources of Information

  1. ImechE membership
  • Mechanical engineer records