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  • Coal bridge, Lanark.
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  • of North Vennel, Lanark 1919 Produced a light car with friction drive and two-stroke engine
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  • of Lanark
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  • of Lionville Hosiery Factory, Lanark; and 47, Cadogan Street, Glasgow.
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  • Completed in 1822 it crosses the Mouse Water near Lanark. It has 3 stone arches and carries the road 129 ft above the river below. I
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  • ...ought he had taken a typical business opportunity when a ship-load of would-be emigrants to America were stranded at Greenock. 1792 Spinning mules were driven by a water-wheel for the first time at New Lanark (in 1790–92)
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  • Strathaven, Lanark Had a single-cylinder horizontal mill engine by Crowhall and Campbell, now at the A
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  • ...John Petrie and Co mill engine at New Lanark World Heritage SiteNew Lanark of Suffolk-street, Rochdale
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  • ...power over parts of the counties of Midlothian, East Lothian, Peebles and Lanark. The Stock Exchange Year Book 1908
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  • ...e, 1894, by the Sheriff of the county of Lanark....http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/26527/pages/3799 Gazette Issue 26527 published on the
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  • ...80 years, by the Sheriff of the county of Lanark...http://www.london-gazette.co.uk/issues/24861/pages/3860 Gazette Issue 24861 published on the
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  • Alexander R. Miller (c1841-1901) ...Globe Ironworks in Coatbridge. While in that town he was a member of the Town Council, and was also a bailie.
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  • William Wilson (c1773-1860) of Edward Price and Co ...t oil into a solid fat substitute for tallow in candle manufacture, and oil-burning lamps.
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  • Gilbert Langlois Carstairs (c1871-1937) ...until his death, which occurred at Luton on 26th August 1936, in his sixty-sixth year. He had been an Associate Member of the Institution since 1900.
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  • George Fergusson Wilson (1822-1902), Industrial Chemist and the founder of Prices Patent Candle Co ...t oil into a solid fat substitute for tallow in candle manufacture, and oil-burning lamps.
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  • ...red from that body; at the time of his death he was President of the North Lanark Unionist Association.
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  • Started in a lock up garage in Lanark Villas, Maida Vale, and moved to slightly larger, but more antiquated, prem
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  • 1780-81 The iron works were erected by the Wilson brothers, natives of the distri ...wo; Muirkirk, three; Devon, two. These furnaces make, on an average, thirty-five tons of iron week each, when working.Morning Advertiser - Saturda
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  • ...al Water Supply of Keighley and District. Also Waterworks Engineer for the town of Keighley, Yorkshire. Has been engaged as Consulting Engineer in matters
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  • ...ement in hot water boilers by David Tod Ltd and D. V. Tod.Carluke and Lanark Gazette - Friday 20 June 1930
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  • James Baird Handyside (1835-1882) 1873 Patent with Stephen Alley, both of Glasgow, in the county of Lanark, North Britain, Engineers, in respect of the invention of "improveme
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  • ...and Watt rotative steam engine to cotton spinning in Manchester, in 1789-90. Owen took over the management of the mill from George Augustus Lee. Lee ...h Drinkwaters sons but then renounced it in order that Drinkwaters son-in-lawIt is not clear this is true, as Oldknow died unmarried, the m
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  • Sir Robert McAlpine (1847-1934) of R. McAlpine and Sons Sir Robert McAlpine (1847-1934), nicknamed "Concrete Bob", founded the British construction firm now k
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  • ...r the venture failed and the works were sold to Mr. William Dixon (c.1753-1822)Dixon for £400. ...y Mr Mushet for himself and his partners, including William Dixon (c.1753-1822)William Dixon.
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  • James Reid (1823-1894) of Neilson and Co.
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  • John Macintosh Mackay Munro (c1853-1825) of Anderson and Munro ...and was Officer in charge A.I.D., Isle of Wight and Portsmouth Groups, 1917-19.
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  • James Hunter (1818-1886)
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  • James Wilson (1842-1900) for an additional line of 48-inch pipes across the Endrick Valley
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  • Joshua Richardson (1799-1886) 1834 Joshua Richardson of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, a Civil Engineer, became a member of the Institution of Civil Engineer
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  • John Gibb (1776-1850)Alexander Gibb The Story of an Engineer by Godfrey Harrison</r ...ontractor and his last great contract was a renown section of the Edinburgh-Glasgow railway. Similarly John comleted the contract at the expense of his
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  • ...nd Belfast, and proved the practicability of extending the use of the steam-engine to Sea Navigation." ...one hundred and seventy tons, built by Mr. J. Scott, with two thirty horse-power engines made by Mr. Napier, was established on the same station; and i
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  • Note: This is a sub-section of Richard Roberts ...rd-tables and turret-clocks, the centrifugal railway and the drill slotting-machine, an apparatus for making cigars and machinery for the propulsion and
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  • To Robert Adams, of King William-street, in the city of London, for the invention of improvements in ball car 2. And George Henry Brockbank, of Crawley-street, Oakley-square, in the county of Middlesex, Piano Forte Manufacturer, has given the
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  • Alliott Verdon-Roe
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  • Note: This is a sub-section of 1920 Motor, Marine and Aircraft Red Book
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  • Note: This is a sub-section of 1920 Motor, Marine and Aircraft Red Book
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  • Note: This is a sub-section of 1959 Whos Who in the Motor Industry: Persons ...pondent; author of books on motoring, motor cycling and bridge; Senior Vice-President, Guild of Motoring Writers. Recreations: golf and bridge. Clubs: R
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  • Note: This is a sub-section of 1939 Whos Who in Engineering ...; Medway Tech. Coll.; Royal Scholarship, City & Guilds. Tech. Asst., Stream-Line Filters, Ltd.
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  • Note: This is a sub-section of 1959 Whos Who in the Motor Industry: Persons ...50; Assistant Works General Manager, Claude General Neon Lights, Ltd., 1950-53; Managing Director, Watling Joinery Works, 1953. Recreations: genealogy,
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  • Note: This is a sub-section of 1939 Whos Who in Engineering ...trams, Ltd., 4 years; Kings Coll., London; Christs Coll., Cambridge; 1914-19, mobilised with City of Edin. (Fortress) R.E.; O. i.c. R.E. Workshops and
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  • Note: This is a sub-section of 1939 Whos Who in Engineering ...5 years Apprent. in Marine Eng. with Palmers S. and I. Co., Ltd., Jarrow-on-Tyne; 16 years Drawing Office experience; 4 years as Boiler Section Leader a
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  • Note: This is a sub-section of 1939 Whos Who in Engineering ...th Beardmores, Ltd. of Glasgow and London many years; Manager with \Tickers-Petters, Ltd.; Partner in Messrs. Mortimer & Bacon, Consulting Engineers, Lo
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