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George Hailstone (c1883-1916)


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GEORGE HAILSTONE died at his residence at 29 Grange Road, Smethwick, on February 13, 1916, at the age of thirty-three. He was a native of Birmingham, and received his metallurgical training in the local municipal technical school, where he obtained first-class honours in iron and steel manufacture, and honours in both theoretical and practical metallurgy.


From 1899-1902 he acted as assistant in the metallurgical laboratory of the school, and from 1902 to 1905 was demonstrator in metallurgy.
In 1905 he was appointed chemist and metallurgist to [[W. and T. Avery|Messrs. W. and T. Avery, Ltd.]], of Soho Foundry, Birmingham.
In 1911 he was awarded a Carnegie Research Scholarship of the Iron and Steel Institute to enable him to carry out an investigation on liquid contraction in cast iron. Prior to that he had carried out much useful research work. Mr. Hailstone was for some time honorary secretary of the Birmingham branch of the British Foundrymen's Association.
He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1914.
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George Hailstone (c1883-1916)


1916 Obituary [1]

GEORGE HAILSTONE died at his residence at 29 Grange Road, Smethwick, on February 13, 1916, at the age of thirty-three. He was a native of Birmingham, and received his metallurgical training in the local municipal technical school, where he obtained first-class honours in iron and steel manufacture, and honours in both theoretical and practical metallurgy.

From 1899-1902 he acted as assistant in the metallurgical laboratory of the school, and from 1902 to 1905 was demonstrator in metallurgy.

In 1905 he was appointed chemist and metallurgist to Messrs. W. and T. Avery, Ltd., of Soho Foundry, Birmingham.

In 1911 he was awarded a Carnegie Research Scholarship of the Iron and Steel Institute to enable him to carry out an investigation on liquid contraction in cast iron. Prior to that he had carried out much useful research work. Mr. Hailstone was for some time honorary secretary of the Birmingham branch of the British Foundrymen's Association.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1914.


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