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  • A famous bicycle champion from Trecate Italy and later the commanding officer the 3rd Caproni squadron, 18th group in Fr Became the 12th licensed pilot of Italy on September 2 1910.
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  • 1884 December 6th. Born in Bologna, Italy.
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  • 1888 Born in Torre Annunziata, Italy (Italian subject)
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  • 1841 Born in Italy, a British subject. 1897 Died in Florence, ItalyNational Probate Calendar
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  • Category: Biography
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  • of Italy (Venice?)
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  • Emigrated to Italy
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  • Paul William Samengo-Turner (1923- ) 1923 Born in Italy
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  • Born 1760 in Capua, Caserta, Campania, Italy Died 1807 in Paris, Ile-de-France, France
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  • ...the inventor, Harry Brearley, protected the rights in the USA, Canada, Italy, France, and Japan. ...to handle licencing to Sheffield firms of stainless steel in USA, Canada, Italy, France, and Japan.
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  • ...experiments in France and Italy are believed to have made use of the Voisin-Archdeacon glider on floats much modified by Bellamy. The machine was descri
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  • , No. 1261. Philibert Frescot (1827-1911) of the Società per Ferrovie dellAlta Italia
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  • 1890 of 21 Via Cavour, Florence, Italy.
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  • 1896 of 17 Via Principe Umberto, Milan, Italy
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  • ...d Carriage Superintendent, Rete Adriatica, Ferrovie Meridionale, Florence, Italy.
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  • ...Turkey, on Admiralty service. Awarded Officer of the Order of the Crown of Italy, Cons. Naval Arch.
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  • ...Pininfarina coachbuilding company, a name associated with many of the best-known postwar sports cars.
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  • Category: Biography
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  • Thomas Cotchett, an attorney and owner of a silk-throwing mill ...ng had been done by hand in Britain although such mills had been in use in Italy since 1272). The water wheel, 13.5 feet in diameter, was built by local eng
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  • Leo Giulio Culleton, Irish engineer with connection to Italy
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  • Enrico Facchino (1875-1956) founder of Facchinos Biscuits and Meddocream 1875 Born in Rome, Italy
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  • Augustus Pereno (c1861-1922) of the Farman Automobile Co ...ing at 2 Grosvenor Road, Chiswick: Augustus Pereno (age 48 born Genoa, Italy), Motor car Dealer. With his wife Annie Pereno (age 48 born Hammersmith). O
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  • LUCIEN ALEXANDER GOLLA died at San Remo, Italy, on the works of drainage and water-supply for a number of towns in
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  • Pietro Redaelli (1877-1910) PIETRO REDAELLI died on April 10, 1910, as the result of a motor-car accident.
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  • Domenico Masserella (c1858-1931) 1911 Living at 39 George Street, Leicester, (age 53 born Italy), an Ice Cream vendor. With his wife and four children.1911 census</re
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  • ...joined the staff of the naval shipyard at Leghorn, one of the very few in Italy, and the first work which he supervised was the construction of the merchan ...which he was president and managing director for many years. In 1906, in co-operation with his colleague Odero, he founded the Vickers Terni Co. at Spez
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  • ...4. Active service in France and Italy; wounded twice in France and once in Italy; won the M.C. on the Somme in 1916, and a Bar to it in June, 1917, at Hill
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  • ...ournal, 1935; served with R.A.S.C. in North Africa, Italy and Austria, 1939-45; commissioned 1942; rejoined Motor Transport and Bus and Coach in 1950 as
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  • Colonel George Reginald FitzRoy Talbot (c1871-1931) of Reid and Evans 1931 Died in Italy where he had lived for a few years.Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Frida
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  • 1862 Moved to Italy for health reasons.
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  • Charles Henfrey (1818-1891) Railway Contractor 1891 January 29th. Died in Italy
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  • ...ecture at the Malta University; b. 1882. Ed. and Training: Malta, England, Italy. Lecturer, then Prof. and Examiner, Malta University; Member of the General
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  • Augusto Righi (1850-1920) He was considered to be Italys leading physicist, and
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  • Alfred Eggington (1841-1917) ...Glass, Elliot and CoMessrs. Glass, Elliott and Company to proceed to Italy, to supervise the transit of the English telegrams to and from the East.
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  • 1881 of Villa Ada, Intra, Lago Maggiore, Italy, and 5 Old Square, Lincolns Inn, W.C.
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  • Charles de Grave Sells (1856-1942) O.B.E., M.Inst.C.E., M.I.N.A., Naval and Mechanical Engineer, ...rles Sells, Civil Engineer, and his wife Elisa Stanton Harding (and great-grandson of Charles De Grave and his wife Mary De Grave)
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  • Born in Italy
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  • ...icer of the Legion of Honour, of the Order of Leopold, and of the Crown of Italy, Asst. Controller of Iron and Steel Production; Chairman and Man. Dir. of
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  • Dr Joseph Sampson Gamgee, MRCS, FRSE (17 April 1828, Livorno, Italy – 18 September 1886) was a surgeon at the Queens Hospital (later the Gen
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  • ...fs. Regt. and R.E. Active Service: Egypt, Gallipoli, France, Belgium and Italy.
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  • 1944 Possible death in Italy as part of Somerset Light Infantry (Prince Alberts)
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  • 1965 ObituaryThe Engineer 1965 Jul-Dec
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  • Lieut-Col Lord Charles Robert Pratt (1847-1905) of the Grove, Sevenoaks, of Roots Oil Motor and Motor Car Co ...ut-Colonel (Retired). With his wife Lady Charles Pratt (age 53 born Milan, Italy) and their sons Cecil J. C. Pratt (age 14 born Burnley) and Ronald A. F. Pr
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  • Frederick Temple Hamilton-Temple Blackwood (1826–1902), diplomat, Marquess of Dufferin ...boye (1807–1867). After their wedding in London, the young couple went to Italy.
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  • Adolphus Nathan (1843-1928) ...in London in 1843, and after taking a University degree in London, went to Italy and founded a mechanical engineering works.
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  • ...li, France, Belgium and Italy. D.S.O. and bar, Territorial Decoration, 1914-1915 Medal, War and General Service Medals. Royal Field Artillery, Major. Me
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  • ...ropolitan Vickers and CeiranoFabbrica Ceirano Automobile Torino, of Italy
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  • Arnaldo Paolo Zani (1871-1918) ...ZANI was born in December 1871, at Salo (Italy), and died at Vado Ligure (Italy), on the 23rd July, 1918.
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  • Granville Hugh Baillie (1873-1951) ...ulting Engineer - Electrical. With his wife Hilda Ina Baillie (age 11 born Italy - British subject). Three servants.1911 Census
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  • of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, steam engine manufacturer 1891 Died in ItalyNational Probate calendar
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  • Peter De Haan (1886-1947) ...ight years. During this period he invented an improved and simplified straw-baling press, for which he took out a joint patent with the firm.
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  • Robert William Spranger (c1848-1934) ...prominent members of the English colony in Florence. He originally went to Italy when quite young to study painting, and for the rest of his life he made Fl
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  • John Lombe (1692-1722), applied his mechanical skills to the spinning of silk by machinery. ...England & Wales, Quaker Birth Registers; he was the younger half-brother of Thomas Lombe.
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  • James William Bennett (1873-1930) During the war he served as an Officer in the M.T. in Italy and was awarded the Asiago Medal.
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  • 1862 Employed by an English gentleman, residing in Italy, to erect an iron girder bridge across the river Adige, at Verona. Because
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  • Guido Semenza (1868-1929) He went to Italy at an early age and in 1893 graduated as an engineer from the Polytechnic H
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  • Category: Biography
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  • 1876 Born at Foligno, Italy 1910 the Bellini-Tosi system was installed at the Boulogne-sur-Mer station of the French Post Office.
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  • Charles Whitwell, c.1568-1611 ...f the Museo Galileo (Florence).https://catalogue.museogalileo.it/biography/CharlesWhitwell.html Museo Galileo website - Charles Whitwell
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  • ...andard Elect. Corporation, Aldwych, W.C.2, in Poland for one year and in Italy for five years.
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  • John Barker Huntington (1817-1901) Italy for two years to represent the interest of the English shareholders
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  • Career: Barrow-in-Furness Tech. School; Training at VickersVickers Ltd., Barrow; Designer D.O. 1914-19, R.E. Signals, 23rd Divn, Belgium, France and Italy, Military Medal and mentioned in despatches.
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  • 1818 Born Enrico Angelo Ludovico Negretti in Como, Italy. 1840 Negretti traded under his own name as a glass-blower at 2 Dorrington Street and 20 Greville Street
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  • Gadda & Co built Belluzzo-designed steam turbines. They also carried out experimental work with Belluz ...https://www.treccani.it/enciclopedia/giuseppe-belluzzo_%28Dizionario-Biografico%29/ Istituto della Enciclopedia Italiana fondata da Giovanni Tre
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  • Malcolm Logan was employed by Boulton and Watt to erect engines both in Italy and in Spain. Later on, 1795-6, he was at work in Spain.
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  • Major John Herbert Skelton (1880-1943) ...ch. Coll.; and Walter Scott, Ltd., Leeds Steel-works. Cavalier of Crown of Italy. Clubs: St. Stephens, Westminster; R.A.C., Pall Mall; Min. and Metallurgic
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  • ...oyed by Fox, Henderson and Co on bridge contracts in Scotland, France, Italy, etc
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  • Vincenzo Stefano Breda (c1823-1903) ...e was a member of the Italian Senate, and the most eminent metallurgist in Italy. He founded the steelworks at Terni, near Rome, and devoted all his energie
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  • Charles Sheibner Du Riche Preller (1844-1929) ...Switzerland, where he was chief engineer and, later, chairman of the Limmat-valley Electric Railway, Canton Zurich.
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  • Maurice Nathan (1882-1932) ...r Co., and subsequently became a Director of Fiat (England), Ltd., and Vice-Sales Director of Societe Anonima Fiat, Turin.
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  • Ernest Albert Rosenheim (later Rose) (c1879-1976) C.B.E., B.Sc., M.I.Mech.E. Hon Sec of the Self-Propelled Traffic Association
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  • James William Haworth (1877-1926) He was subsequently employed on similar work in Italy, Russia and in this country.
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  • Ernest Stassano (1860-1922) Biographical information http://www.museoscienza.org/voci-della-scienza/storie/stassano.asp here (in Italian).
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  • 1840 Born in NewcastleBMD, son of Joseph Watson (1807-1874) and his wife Sarah 1873 Died in Florence, ItalyNational Probate Calendar
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  • Harold Alexandre Blackwell (1872-1962) ...France and Italy, especially in the manufacture of Ferro-Tungsten and Ferro-Alloys generally. Clubs: R.A.C., London; Conservative, Liverpool. Address: T
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  • ...Mexican Light and Power Co.; Vice-Pres., Dominion Coal Co., Montreal; Vice-Pres., Dominion Bridge Co., Montreal; Pres., West India Electric Co., Kingst
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  • ...n became successful merchant bankers, specializing in the provision of long-term finance in the form of bond issues and company promotions. ...ame in Portuguese finance, but their clients also included the kingdoms of Italy and Spain, the Argentine and Peruvian republics, and the Danubian principal
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  • Giulio Vitali (c1872-1924) ...VITALI died at his residence in Turin on April 4, 1924, at the age of fifty-two, having been born at Bologna in 1873.
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  • Henry Austin (c1812-1861), civil engineer Accompanied Lieut. Thomas WaghornWaghorn through Italy
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  • John Carter Park (1822-1896) resulted in the independence of Italy, forced Mr. Park to close his
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  • Frederick William Monks (1858-1932), managing director of Monks, Hall and Co FREDERICK W. MONKS died early in 1932 at Bordighera, Italy.
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  • Sophus Simmelkjoer (1836-1913) ...d Moscow, he was appointed, in 1886, Engineer and Manager to the Cagliari (Italy) Gas and Water Company. He held this position until 1892, when he became a
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  • John England (1813-1882) he was sent by Mr. Donkin to Italy, to erect some millwork,
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  • George Beaumont Nutt (1863-1921) At the age of twenty-one he went to Italy, and thence to Beira, East Africa, subsequently going to Brisbane.
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  • 1799 Caesar Tagliabue, an instrument maker from the Como area of Italy, established a company in Holborn. 1838 Tagliabue took his son-in-law, Louis Paschal Casella, into partnership in the instrument making bu
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  • ...hout scoring any success. He claims to have flown several hundred yards in Italy.Graphic - Saturday 25 January 1908 Alfred Bellamy (c1878-1909)
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  • Augustus Cesare Bertelli (1890-1979) 1890 Born in Italy. Brother to Enrico Bertelli
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  • Philip Harrison Holmes (1854-1881) he, in 1879, obtained an appointment as assistant-engineer to-the
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  • ...the Telegraph service in the year 1866, and was for some time stationed in Italy, and afterwards in Sicily.
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  • Henry Moore Annesley Cooke (1875-1937), O.B.E., M.Inst.M.M., M.I.Min.E., M.Arner.I.Min.E., F.R.Met.S., M. Bri ...rk in Cornwall and Devon and Wales; Asst. at the Pestarena Mines, Ltd., N. Italy; Asst. Supt., The Ooregum G.M. Co., Ltd.; and afterwards The Champion Reef
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  • Levi Parsons Merriam (1829-1889) of the British Xylonite Co ...nited States), Manufacturer of Xylonite, and Alice W. Merriam (age 14 born Italy. Two servants.1881 Census
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  • ...erger was Chief Engineer and Chief Designer for Machine Tools, Ansaldo SA, Italy and in 1939 became Chief Mechanical Engineer with Cooke and FergusonCook
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  • Edward Francis Murray (1818-1882) in 1834 proceeded to France and Italy, where he pursued the
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  • Henry Ashworth (1794-1880) 1854 Brothers Henry Ashworth (1794-1880)Henry and Edmund Ashworth dissolved their partnership.Accou
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  • ...the First Officer of the much decorated crew who flew the Airship SR1 from Italy to England; the longest flight achieved for some years. With the wars end he was part of an ill-fated expedition to use Airships in the seal fisheries of Newfoundland. Retu
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  • ...rsonally driving to victory in the South African Grand Prix, held on the 16-mile Buffalo circuit in East London. He also gave public demonstrations at B 1959 Deputy Chairman, Rolls-Royce since 1957
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  • Robert Portelli (c1841-1909) ...rt conferred on him the distinction of Knight of the Order of the Crown of Italy.
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  • ...tephens, S.W. War Services.—South Africa, 1900. Designer of aeroplane bomb-sighting apparatus and a number of aeronautical instruments which were large
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  • Thomas William Pearson (1838-1904) Leaving Italy in 1863, Mr. Pearson proceeded to India to take up
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  • ...ur and Copper Co., for whom examined mines in Russia, Bulgaria, Servia and Italy; General Manager in Rhodesia for the Consolidated African Copper Trust, Ltd
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  • Gaulard died in an institution (Sainte-Anne Hospital) in Paris, and was said to have lost his reason due to the los ...John Dixon Gibbs are often credited as the co-inventors of the AC step-down transformer. The transformer was first demonstrated in 1883 at Londons
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  • ...sion; served in many parts of Europe. O.B.E.; Second Class of the Crown of Italy (Commendatorre del Ordere della Corona dItalia); Fourth Class of the Orde
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  • William Sowerby (1824-1902) be mentioned a nine-arched bridge over the tidal river of Kym in
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  • ...Stanislas (2nd Class), and Insignia of Commander of the Order of Crown of Italy.
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  • ...Publ.: A Dictionary of Spanish, Spanish-American, Portuguese and Portuguese-American, Min., Metallurgical and Allied Terms; 2nd Edition 1914 (Griffins
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  • Tommaso Cini (1812-1852) railroads, and on his return to Italy, he was induced by a
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  • Michele Natale Salvati (c1881-1919) ...orn in Ancona, Italy, died on December 29, 1918, at the early age of twenty-eight.
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  • ...istory-of-the-united--ywe-721.shtml The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography Vol 17 ...)http://archive.commercialmotor.com/article/11th-july-1912/22/patents-completed Commercial Motor, 11 July 1912
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  • ...blic works construction he served as a subaltern in the Royal Engineers in Italy. In 1946 he returned to Kings College for further studies in structural an
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  • ...l and CoSir W. G. Armstrong Mitchell and Co, Elswick Works, Newcastle-on-Tyne. ...ewcastle upon Tyne, he was employed by the firm as their representative in Italy for several years until he began his long connection with Messrs. Spencers.
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  • Bernard Martin Thornton (1881-1950) of Perry, Thornton, and Schreiber 1909 Married at Weybridge to Edith Frances Morison (1884-1967) and had one son and one daughter.
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  • Archibald Kirkwood Dodds (1885-1968), Civil Engineer and Architect ...urgh in 1902 and attended classes at the Edinburgh School of Art and Heriot-Watt College.
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  • ...Italy). With her husband Enrico FacchinoEnrico Fachinni (age 34 born Italy), Ice Cream and General Dealer - Employer, and their seven children; Raulfa ...no. whose Mr. Whippy business was acquired by Mr. Charles Forte plans to re-open the hotel in the New Year restaurant with reduced residential accommoda
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  • ...iralty, and Air Board. Awarded a C.B.E. ands also a Knight of the Crown of Italy.
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  • Cecil Howard Pixton (1885-1972). Sometimes Charles Howard Pixton. Early aviator.
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  • Thomas Fairbairn (1823-1891) of William Fairbairn and Sons 1841 A ten-month tour of Italy enabled him to consolidate his interest in the arts.
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  • John David Barry (1832-1881) for two years as assistant-engineer under Mr. G. Woodhouse,
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  • ...ve. The invention was made by Clemente Masserano, who was from Pignerol in Italy. Following his improvements Crestadoro exhibited the Impulsoria at The Grea ...r of Natural Philosophy, but now resident at 19, Great Ormond-street, Queen-square, in the county of Middlesex, has given the like notice in respect of
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  • William Daniel Anderson (1808-1842) ...dent, Thomas Telford Mr. Telford, after whose decease he travelled in Italy, whence he sent to the Anderson Institution a series of drawings of the Pon
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  • John Hosking (1839-1874) ...ir office, and at other times as inspector of bridge work for a railway in Italy, for which they were the contractors.
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  • Frederick William Richey (1875-1934). Early aviator. ...end of the war, he commanded the 72nd Army Brigade, R.F.A., in France and Italy.
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  • Charles R. Wood (1871-1927) He was born in Rome, Italy, on March 1, 1871.
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  • John Cecil Ward (c1870-1929) of Edgar Allen and Co ...ates, France, Spain, Switzerland, Australia, New Zealand, Russia, Germany, Italy, and Belgium. Mr. Ward took an active part in the municipal life of the Cit
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  • ...o "Dolly" Resta also David Resta (born 17 August 1884 in Livorno, Tuscany, Italy - 2 September 1924) was an Italian Briton race car driver. ...f the now historic Brooklands track. He set a record of 95.7 mph in a half-mile run a few years later.
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  • Frank Vincent Elsden (1881-1924) ...Equi Valley Marble CoEqui Valley Marble Company, Limited, near Carrara, Italy, and very early in his career he proceeded to India, where he carried out a
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  • ...iji and Esand, Lake Victoria Nyanza to Florence Bay; Sectional Map of North-Western Rhodesia. Publication: " Journey and Survey from Ujiji to Florence B
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  • ...lines, totalling about 160 miles. 1913— District Engineer, Toungos and Pegu-Moulmein districts of Burma Railways.
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  • ...1917-19—Commissioned service in the Royal Engineers, 1Isyears service in Italy and France. Rank: Lieutenant.
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  • Louis Francois de Peyrecave (1883-1944) of the Depford Co ...on own account; Director of Aircraft production for British Government in Italy, during the War.
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  • Walter Norwich Duff (1884-1934) ...t and Co., Ltd., and was then appointed by the firm to represent them in Italy.
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  • Thomas Alexander Clark (1857-1931) ...ork for Irish manual instructors. He visited France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Norway and America to procure information regarding technical education in
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  • James Constantien Marillier (1827-1890) JAMES CONSTANTIEN MARILLIER was born at Harrow-on-the-Hill, Middlesex, on the 21st of June, 1827.
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  • Thomas John Orme (c1889-1947) ...time of his death, which occurred on 21st October 1947 at the age of fifty-eight. Mr. Orme was elected an Associate Member of the Institution in 1932."
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  • Charles Brown (1827-1905). Founder of the Swiss Locomotive Works in Winterthur 1890 Messrs. Charles Brown and Co., 91 Rione Amedeo, Naples, Italy
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  • William Mylne (1734-1790), an architect 1758 Took over his fathers business in Edinburgh on his return from Italy in 1758.
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  • Frank Prout (c1870-1941) 1941 Obituary The Engineer 1941 Jul-Dec: Index
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  • Luigi Casale (1882-1927) ...single units of 20 tons daily capacity, and endeavoured to utilise the off-peak power of hydroelectric power stations.
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  • Joseph Green Cooke (1833-1881).
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  • Geoffrey Charles Brindlay Taite (1881-1951) ...ed additional practical experience during his college vacations in Russia, Italy, and other countries on the Continent, fitting locomotives with special fue
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  • ...ford Lindsay, 25th Earl of Crawford, 8th Earl of Balcarres (16 October 1812-13 December 1880), styled Lord Lindsay between 1825 and 1869, was a Scottish He was born at Muncaster Castle, Cumbria, the son of James Lindsay (1783-1869)James Lindsay, 24th Earl of Crawford. He was educated at Eton and Tr
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  • Frederick Ward (1850-1919) In 1869 his connection with submarine telegraphy began when he was sent to Italy and Sicily, and he was afterwards stationed at Aden for some time.
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  • Arthur Frederick Phillips (1842-1924) ...e of his death, which occurred on Monday, March 31, at his home, 176 Ashley-gardens, Westminster.
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  • ...ith Lucien Gaulard, is often credited as the co-inventor of the AC step-down transformer. The transformer was first demonstrated in 1883 at Londons ...ild an iron transformer core. At the time, their invention was seen as over-complicated since it contained a movable armature. It caught the attention o
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  • General Arthur Jules Morin (1795-1880) ...as born in Paris on 17th October 1795, and received his early education in Italy, but returned to Paris before 1814 and completed his mathematical studies a
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  • Major John Ingles Gilmour DSO MC & Two Bars (1896-1928) was a World War I flying ace. He was the highest scoring Scotsman in t He was promoted to major and transferred to Italy to command 28 Squadron. However, he did not add further victories to his re
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  • Henry Justice Eck (1865-1941) ...he had charge of their dynamo department, making Elphinstone-Vincent, Maxim-Weston, Lumley and other pioneer designs of generators and motors.
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