Charles Herbert Gadsby

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Charles Herbert Gadsby (1866-1913) [1].

  • Served his apprenticeship at locomotive and tramway work from 1882 to 1889.
  • In the latter year he joined the Brush Electrical Engineering Company, and subsequently had charge of their Testing Department at Loughborough.
  • He obtained a Whitworth Scholarship in 1892 and studied at Nottingham University. Grace's Guide '

Railway Achievements in India


  • On his return he accepted an appointment with the British Electric Traction Company, with which Company he was connected until his death.
  • He also practised as a consulting engineer and was responsible for the design and construction of the Devonport and District Tramways, and the Burton and Ashby Light Railway.