1887 - Armstrong Mitchell |merged again with the engineering firm of Joseph Whitworth
1887 - Armstrong Mitchell merged again with the engineering firm of Joseph Whitworth
What did Lord Armstrong, Sir Joseph Whitworth
and Benjamin B.
They were met by their guide for the day at Baslow then stopped at Masson Mills, Matlock Bath for coffee and shopping, afterwards visiting the Sir Joseph Whitworth
Centre at Darley Dale before having lunch at the Whitworth Hotel.
Sir Joseph Whitworth
, one of the premier inventors of his age, designed and manufactured this singular rifle in Britain.
The engineer Sir Joseph Whitworth
left a fortune to endow the Whitworth Art Gallery which houses one of the best collections of British watercolours and textiles.
The men who made the North-east great are there too, including Sir Joseph Swan, Joseph Whitworth
, and George Hudson of railways fame.
Armstrong Mitchell merged again with the engineering firm of Joseph Whitworth
in 1897 to form the Armstrong Whitworth company.
The Whitworth rifle Like John Jacob (see below), Sir Joseph Whitworth
did not start out as a firearms designer.
The Whitworth scholarships were established in 1868 by the industrialist Sir Joseph Whitworth
and were originally presented to help the brightest students to get to university and to bring science and industry closer together.
In 1897, Armstrongs merged with the business of another great Victorian engineer, Sir Joseph Whitworth
, and the company was renamed Sir W G Armstrong Whitworth & Co Ltd.