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Commemorative Plaques Record Details

William Jackson (1849 - 1915)

Picture of the Palque

Location : Thorngrove 500 Great Western Road

Area : Central Aberdeen

Plaque Type : Yellow

About William Jackson : Engineer and Inventor. Born in Inverurie he started his work in an iron foundry in Banff and was then apprenticed to Hall Russell and Co., shipbuilders. He joined the Scottish Assam Tea Company in 1870, where he designed and manufactured tea-processing machinery, before creating an engineering establishment at Thorngrove. He is also remembered as Director of Aberdeen Suburban Tramways.