in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 1096 words.
Shortt, William Hamilton (1881–1971), railway engineer and horologist, was born on 28 September 1881 at 22 Courthope Villas, Worple Road, Wimbledon, Surrey, the only son of Charles Henry...