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Hugh Campbell

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Hugh Campbell (c1860- )

of Campbell Gas Engine Co

c1860 Born

Manager, Engine Dept., Clayton Goodfellow and Co., Ltd., Atlas Iron Works Blackburn, Lancs.

Apprenticeship, Dunsmuir and Jackson, Govan; afterwards L. Sterne and Co., Glasgow;

1889 Q2. Married Laura Margaret Linfoot

1891 Living in Halifax (age 31 born Scotland), Mechanical Engineer and Employer. With his wife Laura M. (age 29 born Duggleby, Yorkshire). [1]

Started inventing and designing gas engines, suction gas plants, and finally was the first to invent and produce the cold-starting crude oil engine, now in use all over the world.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 Census