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1922 Who's Who In Engineering: Name I

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Note: This is a sub-section of 1922 Who's Who in Engineering

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IBBETSON, W. S., B.Sc., A.M.I.E.E., M.I. Mar.E., Electrical Engineer (Lecturer and Consulting), School of Engineering, High Street, Poplar. b. 1878. Training: Armstrong College, Newcastle-onTyne. Electrical Department, Midland Railway Co., Derby and Nottingham; Electrical Department, Barking Urban District Council; Head of Electrical Department, Technical College, Darlington; Electrical Department, School of Engineering, Poplar. Publ.: "Motor and Dynamo Control," "Tramway Motorman's Handbook," "Kinema Operator's Handbook," "Electric Wiring: Theory and Practice," etc. Published by Spon.

IDEN, Walter J., M.I.M.E., M.I.A.E. (Member of Council), F.S.A., Man. Dir., National Omnibus & Transport Co., Ltd., 206, Brompton Road, S.W.3. Late Gen. Man. and Chief Engr., Assoc. Equipment Co., Ltd., and Chief Engr., London -General Omnibus Co., Ltd. Club: Royal Automobile.

IEVERS, Eyre Francis, M.I.Mech.E., Mech. Engr.; Man. Director, The Eyre Smelting Co., Ltd.; b. 1872. Ed. Tonbridge. Training: Glasgow. Club: St. Stephen's. T. A.: " Analyzing, London." T. N.: P. 0., Wimbledon 604 and 605. Address: Tandem Works, Merton Abbey, S.W.19.

IMRIE, John, F.I.C., Chemical Engineer, c/o Vickers, Ltd., Sheffield. T. A.: " Vickers, Sheffield." T. N.: 3200. b. 1877. Ed. Grammar School, Larne; Royal Technical College, Glasgow. Chief Assistant to Prof. E. J. Mills, D.Sc., LL.D., F.R.S.; Chemist and Works Manager with Geo. Miller & Co., Glasgow; Robinson & Hunter, Glasgow; Josiah Hardman, Ltd., Stoke-on-Trent, and now Chemical Engineer with Vickers, Ltd., Sheffield.

INGHAM, Arthur George, Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., A.R.San.I., Civil Engineer, i;, St. Clair Terrace, Edinburgh. Ed. Jas. Gillespie's School, Edinburgh; Heriot-Watt Engineering College, Edinburgh, and in the office and on works executed by Belfrage & Carfrae, C.E., Edinburgh. Assistant for several years to G. Somervel Carfrae, C.E., Edinburgh, and Engineer and District Surveyor of Works to Board of Agriculture for Scotland since 1913. Chief Works: Water Supply Works, Sewage Disposal Works, Road Construction and Bridge Design for various Public Authorities and the design of various Hydro-Electric Power Schemes.

INGHAM, William, M.I.Mech.E., M.Inst. C.E., Chief Eng., Rand Water Board, P.O. Box 1703, Johannesburg, Transvaal.

INGLIS, C. E., O.B.E.(M.Div.), Assoc.M.Inst. C.E., Professor of Engineering Cambridge, Ballsgrove, Grantchester, near Cambridge. b. 1875; s. of Dr. A. Inglis of Redhall, Edinburgh; m. in 1901, Eleanor Mary Moffat; d. of Lieut. -Col. Moffat, South Wales Borderers. Ed. Cheltenham College and King's College, Cambridge; Wrangler in 1897 First Class, Engineerinc, Tripos, 1898. Apprenticed to late Sir John Wolfe Barry, 1898; returned to Cambridge 1901 to take up teaching at the Engineering School under Sir Alfred Ewing; elected Fellow of King's College, Cambridge, 1901. Subsequently appointed University Demonstrator and University Lecturer in Engineering. Appointed Professor of Engineering, ambridge University, in March, 1919. Publications: Various papers read before Institution of Naval Architects and other Engineering Societies. Club: Savile Club, London. Way Services.—Commission in Royal Engineers, September, 1914. From 1916 to 1919 in charge of the Department designing and supplying military bridges. Promoted Brevet Major in 1917, O.B.E., 1918. Designer of the Inglis Portable Tubular Bridge and Inglis Tubular Observation Towers.

INGOLDBY, M. K., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineer, Chief Engineer, Variable Speed Gear, Ltd., Broadway Court, S. W.1.; b. 1889. Ed. King's College, London, and Vickers, Ltd. Since 1910 with Vickers, Ltd., at various plants; specializing on factory production, layout in general, and hydraulic gearing small arms, and internal combustion engines in particular. Chief Works: Layout, construction, and organization of 15,000 hand repetition production plant in capacity of Assistant Works Manager.

INGRAM, Edgar Llewellyn, M.I.E.E., Chief Engr. to Bournemouth and Poole Electricity Supply Co., Ltd., " Caldicott," St. Osmund's Road, Parkstone, Dorset.

INMAN, James, M.I.Mar.E., Locomotive and Mar. Supt., Cork Blackrock and Passage Rly.; b. 1876; s. of Edward Inman, Partner in Hodgson & Stead, Engrs., Manchester. Ed. Pendleton Coll. (Manchester ). Training: Whitworth Inst., Manchester. B.O.T. Cert. App. Harrison Engine Co., Manchester, later with Simpson, Strickland & Co., Dartmouth; served at Sea as Engr. in Turnbull's Steamer, B.O.T. Cert.; with the Cork Blackrock & Passage Rly. Co., 1889; Present position, since 1910. Address: Toureen, Passage West, Co. Cork, Ireland. T. A.: "Greenboat, Cork." T. N.: Cork 308.

INNES, Charles, O.B.E., B.Sc., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., F.R.S.A., Civil Engineer, c,/o T. Cook & Son, Rangoon; b. 1882. Ed. Edinburgh University, and professional training with Kyle, Dennison 8c Laing, Glasgow and Edinburgh. Engineer, Public Works Department, Burma, since 1904. Member of the East India United Service Club. War Services.—Opened communications to the Tavoy Wolfram Mines, the main source of supply of tungsten for high-speed steels required in munition manufacture.

IRELAND, Ernest George, M.Mech.E Divl. Supt., Loco. and Carr. Dept., Great Western Rly., Newport, Mon.

IRELAND, W. E., O.B.E., M.I.Mech.E., Rolling Stock Engr., L.C.C. Tramways, 23, Belvedere Road, S.E.I.

IRVINE, Fearnside, M.Inst.C.E., M.I.E.E., M.Inst.M.M., Consulting, 'Alining, Mechanical and Electrical Engineer, 1, London Wall Buildings, London Wall, E.C.2. T.A.:" Torquendo, Ave. London." T.N.: Central 11242. b. 186o. Ed. Arbroath and Dundee High Schools; Glasgow University. Apprenticeship, A. Shanks, Arbroath; J. & G. Thompson and P. & W. Maclellan, Glasgow. Assistant Engineer, Eastern Extension & Maintenance Cable Co., Singapore; Assistant Inspector Machinery, Indian Government; Assistant Engineer, Calcutta Waterworks; Assistant Engineer, Southern Maharatta Railways; Engineer to Pauling & Co., Contractors, Construction Cape Government Railways; Engineer and Manager several Gold Mining Cos., including the New Modderfontein G. M. Co., Johannesburg, Transvaal; Engineer to the African Gold Recovery Co.; Consulting Engineer to the Corner House, Johannesburg, now the Central Mining Corporation; Consulting Engineer, Santiago (Chile) Electric Tramways, The Mexico Electric Tramways, The Capetown Tramways, The Port Elizabeth Electric Tramways, The Lisbon Electric Tramways, The Prestea Gold Mining Co., West Africa, etc. Chief Works: Construction Hubli Station Yard with Locomotive and Carriage Workshops and Staff Quarters, Southern Maharatta Railways; Design and Construction of most of First Cyanide Gold Recovery Plants, Johannesburg; Design and Construction of complete re-equipment of the Heriot, Henry Nourse, City and Suburban, Robinson, Paarl Central, Crown Reef, and the New Modderfontein Gold Mines. The construction and equipment of the Lisbon Electric Tramways. Re. organization and re-equipment of the Capetown Tramways, The Port Elizabeth, The Mexico, and The Chilian Tramways; the complete re-equipment and re-organization of the Prestea Gold Mines, Gold Coast Colony; the installation and organization of Motor Bus Services in Capetown, and in Lisbon, etc.

IRWIN, Richard Stanley, Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., A.M.I.Mech.E., Mechanical and Electrical Engineer, 134, Bath Street, Glasgow. T. A.: " Medium, Glasgow." T. N.: Douglas 1466. b. 1887. Ed. Technical School, Liverpool, and College of Technology, Manchester. Pupil with C. & A. Musker, Ltd., of Liverpool. Assistant with W. H. Allen, Son & Co., Ltd., of Bedford; Galloways, Ltd., of Manchester; Hughes & Lancaster, Ltd., of Ruabon I( and London. Chief Engineer to the Anglo-Malay Rubber Co., Ltd. Present, a Partner in Allan, Irwin & Co., Mech. and Electrical Engineers, Glasgow. Chief Works: Gravitational Water Supply Works in the Malay States. Member of the Scottish Constitutional Club. War Services.-1914-17—Served in Malay States Volunteer Rifles. 1917—I9—At the Air Ministry. Served as Aeroplane Production Officer, and Personal Assistant to District Production Officer, for the north-west area.

ISHERWOOD, Harold, O.B.E M.I.Mech.E., Mech. Eng.; b. 1877; s. of John Isherwood, of Darwen. Ed. St. Luke's, Cheetham. Training: Manchester Tech. Sch. App. Henry Wren & Co., Manchester; Joint Inventor of Naval Fire Control System, experimented with and partially adopted by the British and American Navies; during the War Commissioned in the R.N.V.R., and Chief Designer in Submarine Mining Dept.; Member of an Admiralty Tech. Ctee. Club: R.A.C. Address: 77A, Queen Victoria Street, London, E.C.4. T. A.: " Maisonette." T. N.: City 5114.

ISHERWOOD, Sir Joseph William, Bart. (cr. 1921,) M.I.N.A., M.N.E.0.Inst., Naval Arch.; Shipwright Surveyor to Lloyd's Register of Shipping, 1896-1907; invented Isherwood system of Longi. tudinal Construction for Ships. Addresses: Raggles. wood, Chislehurst. T. N.: Bromley 58o; 4, Lloyd's Avenue, E.C.3. T.A.:" Ishercon, London." T.N.: Avenue 1064.

IVES, Bernard James, Naval Arch.; Principal Surveyor for the Continent, Lloyd's Register of Shipping; b. 1873; Medallist in Naval Architecture, S. Kensington. Trained at Fellows & Co., Wood Shipbuilders, Great Yarmouth; Wm. Denny & Bros., Dumbarton; Estimator, Swan & Hunter, Wallsend-on-Tyne; Manager, Northumberland Shipbuilding Co., 1897-8; Surveyor to Lloyd's Register of Shipping, London, 1899; Principal Surveyor for Austria, 1912, for Russia, 1916, for Continent, 1918; Asst. to the Chief Ship Surveyor, 1921. Member of the Commission of the Ventas Adriatic°, Trieste. Address: 71, Fenchurch Street, London, E.C.3, T. N.: 947 Putney.

IVES, Harry William Maclean, C.I.E., M.Inst.C.E., Irrigation Engineer, Chief Engineer and Secretary to Government, Punjab, P.W.D., Irrigation Branch; b. 1867. Ed. in Bishop Cotton School, Simla, and passed through Thomason Civil Engineering College, Roorkee, India, securing one of the four Government appointments. Won also the Thomason Gold Medal for the best project of the year. Joined the Indian P.W.D. in April, 1889. On construction of new canals since 1893, being a pioneer on the Lower Chenab, Lower Jhelam and Upper Chenab Canals, and later on the Upper Jhelam Canal Maintenance. Was in sole charge of the construction of the Head Works at Marala, of the Upper Chenab Canal, on the Chenab River from October, 1905, to April, 1909. This canal was formally opened for irrigation by His Excellency Lord Hardinge, Viceroy of India, in April, 1912, and for his work at Marala he was awarded the Kaiser-i-Hind (Gold) Medal. Has been a Government servant since 1889, rising from Apprentice Engineer to Chief Engineer and Secretary to Government, Punjab, P.W.D., in thirty years' service. Was, awarded the C.T.E. in January, 1921. Clubs: East India United Service, St. James's Square, London; Punjab, Lahore; Himalaya, Mussoorie.

IVORY, Geo. H., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Civil Engineer, P.W.D. Singapore, Straits Settlements. T. A.: " P.W.D. Singapore." b. 1888. Ed. Plymouth. Pupil with late Water Engineer, Devonport Corporation. Assistant to H. Francis, M.Inst. C.E., consulting engineer, Plymouth; Resident Engineer, New Public Works, Ivybridge, Devon. Associate Member of Institution of Water Engineers and Associate Fellow Aeronautical Institution. War Services.—Commissioned March 27, 1915. Active service in France. Wounded on February 13, r 916, at Ypres. After hospital became Division Officer, Royal Engineers, Plymouth. Demobilized February 27, 1919.

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