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Robert Robertson (of Bristol)

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Gas engineer, M.Inst.C.E., M. I.Mech. E., M. Inst. Gas E., M. I. Chem. E. Engr.

1874 Born in Carluke

Educated at Bristol under Professor Andrew Robertson; B. Sc.

Apprenticed with Mr. R. B. Dick, Carluke.

Employed for a number of years with various manufacturing and consulting engineers

1905 Chief Draughtsman to the Bristol Gas Co.

1907 Superintendent of the Canons' Marsh Gas Works

1911 Living in Bristol, superintendent of a gas works, with Jean Robertson 35, Robert Robertson 6, Thomas Robertson 4, Marion Robertson 3[1]

1918 Chief Engineer of Bristol Gas Co.

Past-President Bristol Assocn. of Engrs.

Past-President Southern Assocn. of Gas Engrs and Managers

1930 Member of I Mech E

President of Inst. of Gas Engrs.

1939 Works Manager, Bristol Gas Co., Colston Street, Bristol

1965 Died

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1911 census
  • Mechanical Engineers Records, 1930