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.

Henry Atkinson

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Henry Atkinson (1873- )

1922 M.I.Mech.E., F.L.S., Mech. Production Engr., 7, Hobart Place, London, S. W.1. T. A.: " Atkinson, Whilloric, London." T. N.: Victoria 9522. b. 1873. Ed. Private Sch., Goldsmiths Coll. App. to John Penn and Sons, Ltd., Greenwich, 1890-4; 3 year with John Penn & Son, Ltd., Mar. Engrs.; 3 years with James Simpson and Co., Ltd., Pump Makers, London; Consulting Engineer, London, 1899-1914; specialising in layout of factories and workshops, works' investigation and economical production. Inventor and patentee of saw-mill and other machinery. On the erection of wireless stations, Egypt, 1914-15; appointed Engineer Expert to the Mixed Tribunals, Cairo, 1915; Works' Organizer and labour adviser to the National Metal and Chemical Bank, 1918 to 1920. Director and Manager of Co-operative Production Department of Hill and Co (Engineers), Ltd., 7, Hobart Place, S.W.I, and St. Williams College, York. Member of Higher Production Council, Executive Committee, 1919; Industrial League and Council, Committee of Scientific Management, 1919; on Council of Institution of Production Engineers. Publ.: "A Rational Wages System," 1917; "Incentives to Efficiency under Scientific Management, 1919." War Services.—On the erection of wireless stations, Abu Zabal and Abu Sueir, Egypt.

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