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.

Smith Whitehead

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Smith Whitehead (1885- )

1922 Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Civil Engineer, "Brentwood," Carr Hall Road, Nelson. T. N.: 126 and 390 Nelson. b. December 29, 1885. Articled to Benjamin Ball, M.Inst.C.E., Engineer to the Municipality of Singapore, formerly Borough Engineer, Nelson. Chief Engineering Assistant to William Shackleton, Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Borough Engineer, Nelson; appointed Water Manager, Nelson, 1912, and afterwards Engineer and Manager, 1915. Carried out sewage disposal works with thirty Candy-Whittaker revolving sprinklers, detritus tanks, river diversion, etc. Reported to the Nelson Town Council on necessity of new waterworks and was associated as Joint Engineer with Charles E. Newton, M.Inst.C.E., in designing scheme and promoting Parliamentary Bill during session 1918 for powers to construct works in order to provide an additional three million gallons of water per day, estimated cost £300,000.

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