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Alfred Ernest Carter

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Alfred Ernest Carter (1876- )

1922 B.Sc.Eng. (London), A.M.I.Mech.E., Engineering Teacher, Head of the Engineering Department, The Technical Institution, Swindon, Wilts; b. 1876. Ed. Rutherford College, Newcastle-on-Tyne, and The Municipal Technical College, Sunderland. Apprenticed as Engineer with Doxford, Sunderland, 1893-8. Served as marine-engineering draughtsman with Dickinson, 1898-1900, and Vaux, Sunderland, 1900-1; The Wallsend Slipway and Engineering Co., Ltd., Wallsend-on-Tyne, 1901-4; and Swan, Hunter and Wigham Richardson, Walker-on-Tyne, 1904; Lecturer in Engineering, Sunderland Technical College, 1904-5 the Municipal College of Technology, Manchester,. 1905-6; the Northern Polytechnic Institute, Holloway, London, N.7, 1906-14; Responsible Teacher, Shelburne Road Junior Technical Evening Institute, Holloway, 1913-14; Head of the Engineering Department, Wigan Mining and Technical College, 1914-19, and the Technical Institution, Swindon, 1919-20. Publications: "The Desirability of bringing Instruction in Engineering Courses in Technical Schools into Closer Relation with the Workshop Needs of Engineering Students," "Engineering," December 14,1917. War Services.— Workshop Training Courses, Wigan; Munitions Workers', Men and Women, Day and Evening Courses, 1915-6; R.F.C. Mechanics' Day Training Course, 1916-7; Training Discharged Service Men as motor drivers and mechanics, 1917-8.

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