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Sydney Norris

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Sydney Norris (1865-1941) F.I.M.T.

1865 Born in Manchester, son of William P Norris.

Manchester Technical School; Honours City and Guild of London.

c.1884 Started work at Joseph Cockshoot and Co.

1895 First became a director of Joseph Cockshoot and Co.

Fellow and 3 times President of the Institute of British Carriage and Automobile Manufacturers

1934 Man. Dir. J. Cockshoot & Co., Ltd., coachbuilders and motor engineers, Manchester.

1941 Died in Manchester[1]


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