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Parshall, Horace Fieldlocked

MInstCE; MSc Lehigh University; DSc Tufts College

Born 9 Sept. 1865; m 1919, Mary Blackwell, New York; one s one d; died 12 Dec. 1932

Education

Prizeman Institution of Electrical Engineers for paper on Tramway Electrification; Grampton Prize, Institution of Civil Engineers, for paper on Magnetization of Iron and Steel; Telford Prize, Institution of Civil Engineers, for paper on Railway Electrification; Telford Gold Medal, Institution of Civil Engineers, for paper on Hydro-Electric Installations of Spain, which installations were designed and carried out under his direction; designer of the Three-Phase Rotary Converter System of the Central London Railway, being the first of its kind

Career

Chairman of the Central London Railway; designer of the Lancashire Electric Power Installation; Chairman of the Lancashire Electric Power Company; Senior Grand Warden, Bucks Freemasons; Senior Grand Deacon, United Grand Lodge of England

Publications

various works on Electrical Machine Design, Electric Railway Design, and Electrical Power Station Design

Recreations

Golf and rock gardening, the rock garden at Penbury Grove being one of the finest of its kind; collector of Old Chinese porcelain and Old English prints

Clubs

Pilgrims’, City of London, Marlborough

Address

Penbury Grove, Penn, Bucks

Penn 26