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British Horological Institute

Categories: Engineering

Founded by a small group of clockmakers, whose aim was to unify the British horological industry and trades in the face of large numbers of imports of clocks and watches from abroad.

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British Horological Institute

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George Daniels

George Daniels CBE, watchmaker, 1926 - 2011, lived & worked here. The Wor...

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Benjamin Hall, Baron Llanover

Benjamin Hall, Baron Llanover

Benjamin Hall, 1st Baron Llanover, known as Sir Benjamin Hall 1838-59, civil engineer and politician. First Commisioner of Works 1855-58. He oversaw the rebuilding of the Houses of Parliament and h...

Person, Engineering, Politics & Administration, Wales

1 memorial
Short Brothers

Short Brothers

Pioneering aeronautical engineers. Oswald and Eustace formed a partnership in 1897, initially working on balloons. They supplied Charles Rolls, amongst others. In 1908 Horace joined, the company wa...

Group, Aviation, Engineering

1 memorial
J. & E. Hall, Dartford

J. & E. Hall, Dartford

From Dartford Archive: "In the early days the company specialised in heavy foundry-based engineering. Later on, the company developed a specialisation in refrigeration engineering." We wondered wh...

Group, Craft / Design, Engineering

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William Thomas Carson McReynolds

William Thomas Carson McReynolds

Junior 6th Engineer on the RMS Titanic. A full résumé of his life can be found on the Encyclopedia Titanica website. He is also commemorated on the Engineers Memorial, Andrews East Park, Above Bar...

Person, Engineering, Tragedy, Ireland

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William Baker

William Baker

Railway engineer. In London he built the Battersea Railway Bridge, and was consulting engineer on the West London Extension Railway and the North London Railway.

Person, Engineering

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