Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 148,160 pages of information and 233,681 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
Russell Stuart Wright M.I.E.E., X-ray engineer
Educated at Tollington Park College; King's College, London
Engaged originally in optics - worked for Newton and Co
1895 Rontgen developed the first X-ray machine; late in 1895 Wright was, he claimed, one of the pioneers of X-ray work
Specialised in X-rays thereafter.
1901 Lewis Wright 62, author and journalist, lived in Hornsey with Eliza M Wright 61, Edith E Wright 34, Russell S Wright 25
1901 Patent with Herbert Charles Newton on improvements in working of induction coils
1911 Russell Stuart Wright 35, scientific instrument maker, lived in Barnet with Mary Brostie Wright 30, Margaret Elizabeth Wright 7 months
1911 Patent with Evelyn Elmer Burnside on improvements in dielectrics for contact breakers.
1911 Incorporation of Newton and Wright as a private company
1912 Associate member of Inst Elec Engineers
1917 Member of Inst of Elec Engineers
by 1939 Chairman and Managing Director, Newton and Wright, Ltd., X-Ray Engineers., 68 Ballards Lane, Finchley, N.3.
1961 of Finchley when he died
Author of "Optical Projection" (Longman), etc.