Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 148,139 pages of information and 233,680 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Robert Waterston

From Graces Guide

Jump to: navigation, search

Robert Waterston (1885-1927)

1927/28 Obituary [1]

Robert Waterston was born in 1885 and at the age of eighteen was apprenticed to Andersons, Ltd., of Christchurch, N.Z.

On completion of his five years' apprenticeship, he spent two years in England gaining further experience with Dawfields, and Herbert Morris of Loughborough.

On his return to New Zealand, he rejoined Andersons, and in 1917 was appointed Manager of the Agencies Department of the firm, which position he held until his death on 8th April, 1927.

He was elected a Graduate of the Institution of Automobile Engineers in 1909 and an Associate Member in 1921.

See Also


Sources of Information