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'''1904 Obituary <ref> [[1904 Institution of Civil Engineers: Obituaries]] </ref>
 
'''1904 Obituary <ref> [[1904 Institution of Civil Engineers: Obituaries]] </ref>
  
HERBERT HENDERSON, son of Mr. Joseph Henderson, mining
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HERBERT HENDERSON, son of [[Joseph Henderson|Mr. Joseph Henderson]], mining
 
Engineer, of Liverpool and North Wales, was born on the 27th
 
Engineer, of Liverpool and North Wales, was born on the 27th
 
May, 1856, at Newport, Monmouthshire. He was educated at the
 
May, 1856, at Newport, Monmouthshire. He was educated at the
 
Kirkcudbrightshire Academy, and commenced an engineering
 
Kirkcudbrightshire Academy, and commenced an engineering
apprenticeship with [[McEinnel, of Dumfries]], completing
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apprenticeship with [[McKinnel, of Dumfries]], completing
 
it at the [[George Forrester and Co|Vauxhall Foundry, Liverpool]].  
 
it at the [[George Forrester and Co|Vauxhall Foundry, Liverpool]].  
  

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Herbert Henderson (1856-1903)


1904 Obituary [1]

HERBERT HENDERSON, son of Mr. Joseph Henderson, mining Engineer, of Liverpool and North Wales, was born on the 27th May, 1856, at Newport, Monmouthshire. He was educated at the Kirkcudbrightshire Academy, and commenced an engineering apprenticeship with McKinnel, of Dumfries, completing it at the Vauxhall Foundry, Liverpool.

In 1877 he was appointed Assistant to D. M. F. Gaskin, then Water Engineer of St. Helen’s, Lancashire, with whom he was engaged in the preparation of the plans and part supervision of the Sutton Road Pumping- Station and the Brown Edge reservoir, and part supervision of the machinery at the various pumping-stations. He was also engaged in the experimental work for the softening of the Collins Green water, and in all this work he showed himself a careful, accurate and efficient assistant.

With the object of extending his experience of the details of waterworks and hydraulic appliances, he entered in 1879 the service of the Glenfield Co and the Kennedy Meter Co, since amalgamated as Glenfield and Kennedy, and remained in their service until his death.

He contributed to the Proceedings of the Institution



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