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William Grosvenor Smith
1878 Born in Thorverton, Devon
1913 Assistant mechanical engineer to the Manchester Ship Canal Co
1920 Became a member of the Inst of Mech Engineers
1940 Retired from the Manchester Ship Canal Co
1941 Resigned from I Mech E