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Robert Bickerstaffe Holt

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Robert Bickerstaffe Holt (1879- )

1922 M.I.Mech.E., M.Inst.C.E.I., Tramway and Light Railway Expert, C. P. Sandbery, Cons. Engrs.; b. 1879; s. of Henry Holt, Blackpool. Ed. Mount St. Mary's College, Chesterfield. Training: Blackpool Tech. Inst. Articled Pupil to J. Wolstenholme, M.Inst.C.E. Career: Construction of Electric Tramways and Light Railways., Blackpool, Birkenhead, Leeds, Morley and Pudsey Corpns.; Whitkirk and Horsforth U.D., 1900-19; Permanent Way Engr., Leeds City Tramways, 1904-13; Member Rail Corrugation Committee (Municipal Tramways Assoc. and Tramways and Light Railway Assoc.), 1912-15; City Highways and Permanent Way Engr., Leeds, 1914-19; services loaned by Leeds City Council to the Admiralty, 1916-19. Publ.: " Tramway Track Construction and Maintenance." Address: 40, Grosvenor Gardens, London, S.W.

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