Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Harry Williams

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Harry Williams (c1868-1927)


1928 Obituary [1]

HARRY WILLIAMS, after serving a five years' apprenticeship with the Coalbrookdale Company, went to Australia in 1888, where he gained experience with a number of firms in Victoria.

In 1897 he became an engineer in the employ of Messrs. Fraser and Chalmers, and two years later was appointed assistant manager and works manager for Messrs. McOnie, Harvey and Company, later the Harvey Engineering Company, of Glasgow.

In 1917 he became managing director of Messrs. John Cochrane (Barrhead) and died whilst transacting business on behalf of this firm on 12th December 1927, in his sixtieth year.

He became a Member of the Institution in 1917.



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