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Biographical entry Newbigin, William Johnstone (1874 - 1927)

Born
12 June 1874
Alnwick, Northumberland, England
Died
20 April 1927
Wahroonga, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation
Mechanical engineer and Company director

Summary

William Johnstone Newbigin was Chief of the engineering staff of Wm. Adams & Co. Ltd 1906-20 and Managing Director from 1922. He was on the CSIR Executive from 1926 and played a leading role in the formation of the Institution of Engineers, Australia.

Archival resources

Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science

  • William Johnstone Newbigin - Records, 1922 - 1927, MS 041; Adolph Basser Library, Australian Academy of Science. Details

Published resources

Encyclopedia of Australian Science Exhibitions

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Journal Articles

  • Newbigin, William Johnstone, 'Some notes on the Parsons steam turbine (Paper & Discussion)', Proceedings of the Victorian Institute of Engineers vol. IV, 1905, pp. 163-191. Also available at http://hdl.handle.net/11343/24301. Details

Online Resources

McCarthy, G.J.