Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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  • of Manor Road, Chigwell
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  • 1863 The Chigwell and Woodford Bridge Gas Company was formed 1873 the company changed its name as a result of the Chigwell, Loughton and Woodford Gas Act of 1873.
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  • ...ok, Manor Road, Chigwell, Essex. Telephone: Hainault 2763. Cables: "Jeyes, Chigwell, Essex". (1947)
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  • Image:Im20110714AMB-Philco.jpgthumb 1938. Empire Automatic. Exhibit at Amberley Working Muse
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  • 1846 The West Ham Gas Company was formed as a non-statutory Gas Co. by Deed of Settlement The company provided a bulk supply to the Chigwell, Loughton and Woodford Gas Co.
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  • ...then one of the foremost chronometer makers. Arnold had a small factory at Chigwell, Essex ...did not live up to their early promise. Dent also experimented with mercury-filled clock pendulums and lectured on this subject to the British Associa
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  • Edward Christopher Blackstone (1850-1916) of Blackstone and Co Born c1851 at St. Pancras the son of Joseph Blackstone, doctor of Camden Town doctor who came from Beverley, Yorkshire
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  • ...d on roads in London, he proposed a signalling system to regulate the horse-drawn traffic and reduce the number of road accidents. This was not the traffic light we know today, but was a revolving gas-powered lantern with a red and a green light at the end of a wooden arm. Kni
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  • Note: This is a sub-section of 1939 Whos Who in Engineering ...areer: Chief Engr. and Rolling Stock Supt., Manchester Corp. Tramways, 1899-1906; in practice, above address, as Consultant since 1906.
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  • Note: This is a sub-section of 1939 Whos Who in Engineering ...ctice, " "Reinforced Concrete Beams in Bending and Shear," "Heating and Air-Conditioning of Buildings" (with Mr. J. R. Kell).
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  • Note: This is a sub-section of 1939 Whos Who in Engineering ...rth London Rly. Workshops, 1893-99; sea-going Engr., 1st B.O.T. Cert., 1899-1903; 1903, India Office Store Dept., Engr. Inspector; Asst. Mech. Engr., 19
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