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William Alexander Bryson

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William Alexander Bryson ( -1906), Electrical Engineer to the Leith Corporation

1886 Electrician to the 1886 Edinburgh International Exhibition

1887 Electrician to the 1887 Manchester Jubilee Exhibition

1907 Obituary [1]

WILLIAM ALEXANDER BRYSON died in July, 1906, at Leith.

Mr. Bryson went to Leith in 1897, and was for some years Electrical Engineer to the Leith Corporation. He was responsible for the designing of the electric station and the carrying on of the work until early in 1901, when he resigned and began a private practice as consulting engineer.

Since taking up private work in Leith he superintended installations of lighting and power in various public buildings.

Mr. Bryson became a Member of the Institution in 1889.

1906 Obituary [2]

The death took place last week, at Trinity, Edinburgh, of Mr. William A. Bryson, consulting engineer, Leith, under whoso supervision the electric lighting system of Leith was instituted. [more]

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