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Henry Clavell Crews

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Henry Clavell Crews (1869- )

1922 M.I.E.E., Electrical and Mechanical Engineer, 4, Piccadilly, Manchester, and 19, King Edward Street, Macclesfield. T. N.: 4565 City, Manchester; 219 Macclesfield. b. 1869. Ed. Denstone College, Manchester, and Finsbury Technical Schools. Pupil of Holroyd Smith and Baker for 4 years at Manchester. Two years Second Works Electrician at Cadby Hall Works, London, with Woodhouse and Rawson, Ltd.; 2 years Head Works Electrician and Dynamo designer at Cornbrook Telegraph Works, Manchester; 2 years Electric Contractor, Manchester; Senior Partner in Crews and Handford, Consulting Engineers, Manchester; Electric and Mechanical Consulting Engineer, 1909-19, in Manchester and Macclesfield; Consulting Engineer to Biddulph U.D.C., Staffs, 1911; Consulting Engineer, Hazel Grove and Bramhall U.D.C., Cheshire, 1913. Chief. Works: Electrical and mechanical equipments for Manchester, Prestwich and Rochdale Union Guardians; Public School lighting and power schemes for Denstone, Ellesmere and Abbots Bromley Colleges Consulting Dd Engineer to numerous hospitals, leading hotels and prominent industrial concerns. Publications: 1906, Paper, "Lifts and Hoists," before Institution of Electrical Engineers; extracts of same are in Molesworth's "Engineer's Pocket Book." War Services.—Lieutenant and Signal Officer, 5th Volunteer Battalion, Cheshire Regiment; Patentee of the Crews Signalling Equipment; Member, Marple Military Tribunal.

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