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.

John William Aston

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John William Aston (1862- )

1922 Wh.Sch., M.I.Mech.E., Lecturer in Machine Design and Mech. Eng., Birmingham Municipal Technical School and Belliss and Morcom, Ltd., Birmingham. b. 1862; s. of John Aston, Birmingham. Ed. King Edward's High Sch., Birmingham. Training: Piercy and Co., Engrs., Birmingham. Sir Joseph Whitworth and Co., Ltd., Manchester; also Birmingham and Midland Inst. Career: Teaching Mech. Eng. in Birmingham, reorganising the system to suit the requirements o 1 apprentices and others, has conducted some of the more advanced Eng. classes in Birmingham Municipal Tech. Sch. Address: 6, Edgbaston Road, Moseley Road, Birmingham.

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