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Albert Battersby (c1870-1906)
1906 Obituary 
ALBERT BATTERSBY died in May, 1906, at the age of 36 years.
He was educated at the Manchester Central Science Schools, and afterwards served an engineering apprenticeship with Messrs. S. Brooks & Co., West Gorton, and at the Electrical Engineering Company, Ancoats.
He was afterwards employed by the Manchester Corporation Electricity Department as assistant at one of the power-stations of the Corporation.
In 1897 he took charge of the electric generating plant of the Blackpool Tower, but left there in 1901, when he became inspector for the British Engine, Boiler, and General Insurance Company.
He was a member of the Northern Society and became an Associate of the Institution in 1900. He was transferred to the class of Associate Members in 1905.