Leeds Engine: People: Who's Who.

Who's Who

Please note this article is currently a work in progress, the information is not currently complete.

Some of the key figures in the local engine making industry and some names with local connections who went on to be notable figures around the world.

Entries listed alphabetically by surname - All, A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z

A
Alcock; Edgar d- 1951
Former apprentice at the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway's Horwich Works and Assistant Works Manager at Beyer, Peacock & Co, Manchester. Applied for and was appointed to the position of Works Manager of the Hunslet Engine Co when Alexander Campbell 3rd advertised the position in 1912.

Alcock; John Frederick
Son of Edgar Alcock, managing director of the Hunslet Engine Co. After gaining a Masters Degree in Science in Cambridge he joined the firm in 1927. Took over Hunslet on the death of his father in 1951.

Alcock; Keith
Middle son of John Frederick Alcock, appointed to Joint Managing Director of Hunslet (Holdings) PLC in 1982

Alcock; Peter
Eldest son of John Frederick Alcock, appointed to Group Chief Executive of Hunslet (Holdings) PLC in 1982

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