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Arthur Gascoyne Robson

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Arthur Gascoyne Robson ( -1940)

1940 Obituary [1]

ARTHUR GASCOYNE ROBSON served his apprenticeship in Portsmouth Dockyard, subsequently passing to the drawing office, where he remained until 1909. From that year until his death, which occurred on 20th April 1940, he was a Master at the London County Council Beaufoy Institute, where he taught engineering subjects and also acted as Appointments Master.

Mr. Robson was the author of several textbooks, amongst which his "Engineering Workshop Principles and Practice" is perhaps the best known. He was elected an Associate Member of the Institution in 1917.

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