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.

Oswald Allison

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Oswald Allison (1860- )

1922 M.I.Mech.E., Cons. and Superintending Engr.; b.1860; s. of Col. W. H. Allison. Ed. Durham Grammar Sch. Training: Palmer's Shipbuilding and Iron Co., Ltd., Jarrow-on-Tyne. Distinctions: Queen's and King's Medals, South African War, 3 clasps. Career: Works Manager, Eng. Dept., Palmer's S. and I. Co., Ltd., 1885-87; Mar. Surveyor, Eng. Dept., Palmer's S. and L. Co., Ltd., 1888-93; Foundry Manager, Ransome, Sims and Jefferies, Ipswich, 1894-96; In charge of Installation of Elec. Power Plant, Port Elizabeth Elec. Tramways, S. Africa, 1897; Eng. to Grahamstown Industrial Exhibition, S. Africa, 1898; Designer, builder and Manager of New Construction Works at Vereeniging for the Central South African Rlys., 1903-5; Engr. and Manager, The Port Elizabeth Salt Pan Co., Ltd., 1910-19. Club: St. George's, Port Elizabeth, S. Africa. Address: 20, Mutual Buildings, Port Elizabeth.

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