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Allin CottrellSection Manager, Acids Plants
MSc. (Manchester), F.I.C, M.I.Chem.E
Date and Place of Birth: June Quarter of 1886 At Delph, Yorkshire.
Date and Place of Death: 18th August 1926, at Ashton-Under-Lyne
Childhood: Allin was born in Delph, Yorkshire and grew up with his brothers and sisters:
Rhoda (Millie) (1889)
The family home was at Braeside, Delph.
Parents: William Cottrell (1852-1925) and Julia Cocking (1851-1915)
Parent’s occupations: William was the Secretary of the Cooperative Society
Schools / universities attended and years of attendance:
1911 Assistant Science Teacher at Dewsbury Technical School
1918 Section Manager at HM Factory, Gretna
1923 Research and lecturer in Technical Chemistry at Edinburgh University
Place of residence at Gretna: 30 The Ridge, Eastriggs, Dumfriesshire.
Job title at Gretna: Section Manager Acid Plants
Marital status: Married Lily Leadbetter 17 August 1920 in Edinburgh
Children: Allin (Junior) Cottrell was born very shortly after his father died.
Travels: Nil Known
Awards/recognitions: Nil Known
Trivia / any other information:
Pictured in the Dornock Farewell, held in archive collection at The Devil’s Porridge Museum
INSTITUTE OF CHEMISTRY 1918 Part 1
Cottrell, Allin. B.Sc. (Manc.), The Beeches, Eastriggs, Dumfriesshire. [Head
of Chem. Dept., Technical School, Dewsbury ; Section Manager, H.M.
A new local branch of the Institute Of Chemistry was formed in 1918 at Gretna.
Mr. J. C. Burnham, C.S.I.
Mr. A. Cottrell.
Mr. W. G. Emmett.
Mr. C. Hislop.
Dr. A. G. Innes.
Secretary. -Mr. F. D. Miles, Research Branch, Chemical Dept., H.M. Factory, Dornock.
INSTITUTE OF CHEMISTRY 1920 Part 1
Officers and Members of Council.
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