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Arthur William Joseph Greenwood Macleod-Carey

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Arthur William Josepth Greenwood MacLeod-Carey (c1867-1943)


1944 Obituary [1]

ARTHUR WILLIAM JOSEPH GREENWOOD MACLEOD-CAREY, M.B.E., was an Associate Member of the Institution for 40 years, having been elected in 1903. He served a six years' apprenticeship, beginning in 1886, with Messrs. Palmers Shipbuilding and Engineering Company, Ltd., Jarrow, and received, his technical education at the College of Science, Newcastle upon Tyne and the Jarrow Mechanics' Institute.

In 1893 he joined the surveying staff of Sir Alexander Rendel, consulting engineer, Westminster, and held this position until 1899 when he became assistant works manager to Messrs. Dorman, Long and Company, Ltd. Subsequently he began to practise as a consulting and inspecting engineer on behalf of Sir John Wolfe Barry and other engineers, and in addition was concerned with the development of his own inventions, which included the Carey patent anchor chair for tramways, and an acetylene lamp with a safety device for bicycles. From 1914 to 1922 he was attached to the War Office as divisional inspector of guns and carriages in the Sheffield area. For these services he received the award of the M.B.E.

During the remainder of his professional career Mr. Macleod-Carey was actively engaged as an inspecting engineer in the north of England until his retirement in 1942. His death occurred on 6th December 1943, in his seventy-sixth year.


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