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 W. Allingham

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Henry W. Allingham (1883- )

See also Henry William Allingham for similar name and birth year

1922 M.A., M.I.Mech.E., S.M.E., M.S.A.E., Vice-President Inst. Wks. and Cost Accountants, Consulting Production Engineer, The Manor, Sharston, Northenden, Cheshire. T. N.: Gatley 18 (Manchester). b. 1883; s. of William Allingham, Irish poet, and Helen Allingham, R.W.S., water-colour artist. Ed. University College. Engineering Course; worked in factories in England and U.S.A. as Machinist and Toolmaker. Joined Westinghouse Brake Co., Ltd., 1905, to start up Morse Chain Factory; Hans Renold, Ltd., Manchester, 1911-5, installation of Scientific Shop Management, 1915—Commenced as Consulting Engineer on production. Has specialised as Consultant on Scientific Factory Management; advises in this capacity several firms employing L000 to io,000 hands, and a number of smaller firms. Papers read before various American and English Societies of Engineers. Club: The Arts. War Services.-194-5—Shell and fuse layouts, and machine design. 1916—Sent to U.S.A. by Ministry of Munitions for ten months, in charge of fuse manufacturing methods. 1917—Assistant Director Ij of National Projectile Factories, four months. 19178—Consultant on aero-engine component manufacture to nine factories.

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