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James John Roberts

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James John Roberts (1884- )

1922 A.M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.E.E., Mechanical and Electrical Engineer, Rose Cottage, Compton, Wolverhampton. T. A.: "Rose Cottage, Compton." b. 1884; s. of the late Rev. Ellis Roberts, B.A., of India and North Wales. Ed. Entered the Grammar School, Ruthin, North Wales, in 1897. University Engineering College, London; pupilage at the Electric Construction Co., Ltd., of Wolverhampton, and the Oxford Electric Company, Ltd., Oxford. Member of the Engineering Staff of the Electric Construction Co., Ltd., Wolverhampton, 1906-16; Member of the Engineering Staff of the General Electric Co., Ltd., Witton Works, Witton, Birmingham, 1916-8; Superintendent Engineer at Horton and Son, Ltd., Alma and New Alma Works, Darlaston, South Staffs, 1918 to present time. Past Lecturer at the Wolverhampton Technical School, the Birmingham Municipal Technical School, and the Dudley Technical Schools in Electrical Engineering; Member of the Wolverhampton and District Engineering Society.

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