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Biographical entry Selfe, Norman (1839 - 1911)

Born
9 December 1839
Teddington, Middlesex, England
Died
15 October 1911
Normanhurst, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Engineer and Educator

Summary

Norman Selfe, a founder of the Engineering Association of New South Wales in 1870, achieved a number of 'firsts' including an ice-making machine, a double-ended screw ferry, a lift and a concrete quay wall. He also designed a cantilever bridge for Sydney Harbour.

Archival resources

Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales

  • Norman Selfe - Records, 1872 - 1948, ML MSS 3864; Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales. Details

Published resources

Book Sections

Journal Articles

  • Selfe, N., 'A Pioneer Refrigerating Engineer', Ice and Refrigeration, April, 1899. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.