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William Marrow Beckett

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William Marrow Beckett (c1861-?) M.B.E., A.M.Inst.0.E, F.S.E. (Past President).

1939 Consulting Engineer (recently retired). Private address: 42, Hammelton Road, Bromley, Kent.

Career: Owens College (Victoria University), Manchester. Resident Engineer, Preston Dock and Harbour Works; Engineer-in-Charge of New Junction Canal (Aire & Calder Navigation); Resident Engineer, Manchester Ship Canal; Assistant Water Engineer to Air Ministry. Prepared scheme for utilizing Tidal Power on River Severn.

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