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  • Old Malt House, Poole Lane, Wimborne
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  • Bottling and corking machines of Eclipse Works, Wimborne.
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  • of Staplehill, Wimborne
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  • of Brook Road, Wimborne, Dorset
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  • of Wimborne. (1899)
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  • Category: Town - Wimborne
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  • ...on Lathes acquired Meggitt Engineering and changed its name to Willson-Meggitt Holdings. By 1967 Willson-Meggitt was known as MeggittMeggitt Holdings, machine tool makersT
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  • 1860 The line ran from Wimborne to Blandford opened
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  • ...ron Company, Guest and Co (2)Guest and Co both associated with Lord Wimborne, and the Patent Nut and Bolt Co, chaired by Arthur Keen, merged to
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  • Cobham plc is a British manufacturing company based in Wimborne Minster, Dorset 2008 Cobham purchased S-TEC Corporation, maker of general aviation autopilots for $38 million
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  • Meggitt PLC is a British-based engineering business specialising in aerospace equipment. 1947 Formation of Meggitt Engineering in WimborneThe Times, July 04, 2005
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  • 1863 Edward Williams (1826-1886) became head of the commercial arm of the Dowlais business - the Lond ...s Iron Co and Guest and Co (2)Guest and Co, both controlled by Lord Wimborne; this would give Keens company its own coal and iron supplies and a divers
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  • George Wilkinson (c1861-1950) "GEORGE WILKINSON, who died in his eighty-ninth year at Wimborne, Dorset, on 30th November 1950, was educated at the Commercial School, Sout
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  • Image:Im201403NMM-AJW1936.jpgthumb 1936. Flying Fox. Exhibit at National Motor Museum, Aus
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  • Dowlais Ironworks was a major 19-century ironworks located near Merthyr Tydfil, one of the four main ironwork
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  • ...produced a wide range of vessels; from small wooden sailing ships to cargo-liners to large tankers. British Shipbuilding Yards. 3 vols by Norman L
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  • Arthur Keen (1835-1915) was a British entrepreneur, the Keen in engineering firm of GKN. ...led to a network of industrial contacts including Thomas Astbury (1810-1862) who introduced him to Francis Watkins.
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  • Note: This is a sub-section of the 1905 Automobile Handbook J. V. Moinet, Esq., Hon. Sec., Reading A.C., 106, Hemdean-road, Caversham, Reading.
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  • George Thomas Clark (1809-1898) of Dowlais Ironworks and president of the British Iron Trade As ...d rich deposits of iron ore at Bilbao, in Spain; the establishment of blast-furnaces and rolling mills at Cardiff; and above all, the uninterrupted pros
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  • Note: This is a sub-section of the 1905 Automobile Handbook Vice-Presidents: Lady Cecil Scott Montagu, Lady Beatrice Rawson, Lady Edward Spen
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  • Note: This is a sub-section of 1920 Motor, Marine and Aircraft Red Book
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  • This file is NOT proof-read. Individual items have been extracted, proof-read and corrected and moved to the personal entry of the person. ...-power and luxuriously furnished, for his own use, and twenty omnibus motor-cars for the use of his suite. The cars were made by a German firm, and were
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  • Note: This is a sub-section of 1939 Whos Who in Engineering ..., Devenport; four years in Dockyard Sch. (awarded I.N.A. Scholarship); 1930-35, R.N. Coll., Greenwich (1851 Exh., etc.); 1935, Staff of W. Hartlepool Te
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  • Note: This is a sub-section of 1939 Whos Who in Engineering ...), H.M. Dockyard, Portsmouth, and Admiralty (E. in C. Dept.), all from 1895-1913; Joined Vickers, Ltd., 1913. Inventor of mean speed indicator for turbi
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  • Note: This is a sub-section of 1939 Whos Who in Engineering ...th Beardmores, Ltd. of Glasgow and London many years; Manager with \Tickers-Petters, Ltd.; Partner in Messrs. Mortimer & Bacon, Consulting Engineers, Lo
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  • Note: This is a sub-section of 1939 Whos Who in Engineering ...ef Engr., Stoll Offices, 1926-28; Tech. Asst., G. V. Twiss & Partners, 1928-30; present position, 1930. Author of "The Principles of Electric Power Tran
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  • Note: This is a sub-section of 1939 Whos Who in Engineering ...trams, Ltd., 4 years; Kings Coll., London; Christs Coll., Cambridge; 1914-19, mobilised with City of Edin. (Fortress) R.E.; O. i.c. R.E. Workshops and
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  • This file is NOT proof-read. Individual items have been extracted, proof-read and corrected and moved to the personal entry of the person. ...rman of the Western section of the Scottish Automobile Club. He drives an 8-horse Albion car. Once an ardent lover of horses, he has sold most of them a
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  • Note: This is a sub-section of 1939 Whos Who in Engineering ...5 years Apprent. in Marine Eng. with Palmers S. and I. Co., Ltd., Jarrow-on-Tyne; 16 years Drawing Office experience; 4 years as Boiler Section Leader a
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