Group    From 1858 

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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Surrey and Kent Commission of Sewers

Surrey and Kent Commission of Sewers

Since Tudor times this organisation was responsible for the drainage of the low-lying parts of the whole of the then built-up area of South London.  1848 - subsumed into the Metropolitan Commission...

Group, Engineering

1 memorial
Institution of Civil Engineers

Institution of Civil Engineers

The professional institution for civil engineers, with members in the UK and many other countries. Founded by Henry Robinson Palmer, James Jones and Joshua Field. Its first president was Thomas Tel...

Group, Engineering

3 memorials
John Murdoch Harbert III

John Murdoch Harbert III

A wealthy construction industry leader in Birmingham, Alabama. Married Marguerite. In 2006 two of his children were entangled in a family feud, with Marguerite suing Raymond for profits from the fa...

Person, Armed Forces, Benefactor, Engineering, Philanthropy, USA

1 memorial
Basil Mott

Basil Mott

Civil engineer. Born in Leicester. 1902 formed the firm Mott, Hay and Anderson. His many projects include extending the Central London Railway, the building of escalators on the London Underground ...

Person, Engineering, France, India

1 memorial