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James Rayney Leach Allott

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James Rayney Leach Allott (1876- )

1922 M.I.Min.E. F.S.I., Min. Engr.; Man. Dir. of The Birchenwood Colliery Co., Ltd., Kidsgrove, Stoke-on-Trent; b. 1876; s. of James Allott. Ed. Wakefield Grammar Sch. Training: The Fitzwilliam Hemsworth Collieries, near Wakefield. P.Pres. N. Staffs Branch of The National Assoc. of Colliery Managers; Pres. of The N. Staffs. I.Min.E. Responsible for the elec. equipment of the Birchenwood Collieries for hauling, pumping, etc. A.C. 2,500 volts 5o to generated by steam and gas engines (5,300 kilowatts); erection of by-product coking plant, consisting of 84 Simon Carve ovens and 72 Carl Still ovens, with plant for the recovery of tar, ammonia and crude benzol; plant for the distillation of tar, rectification of benzole, purification of naphthalene, etc. Address: Avenue Villa, Kidsgrove, Stoke-on-Trent.

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