Scope and Content

  • Catalogues 1910
  • Photographs 1901-1916
  • Drawings of Beardmore aircraft engines, undated

Administrative / Biographical History

T Service joined the firm of William Beardmore & Co Ltd , steel manufacturers and engineers, Glasgow, Scotland, as a junior chemist in 1889  , subsequently transferring to the armour department. Prior to the First World War he became manager of this department and helped the company gain the credit for developing the British Army tank. He was appointed a director of the company in 1939  .


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Access Information


Acquisition Information

Deposit : daughter of T M Service

Other Finding Aids

Digital file level list available in searchroom.

Manual file level list available at the National Registers of Archives in Edinburgh (NRA(S)2205) and London (NRA14667)

Alternative Form Available

No known copies

Conditions Governing Use

Applications for permission to quote should be sent to the University Archivist

Reproduction subject to usual conditions: educational use & condition of documents

Appraisal Information

This material has been appraised in line with normal procedures

Custodial History

These records were kept by TM Service's family until they were deposited at the University by his daughter.


None expected

Related Material

GB 248 UGD 100 Records of William Beardmore & Co Ltd

Material in other repositories: no material related by provenance


No known publications using this material

Additional Information

GB 248 UGD 127/4-7 are photocopies. The location of the originals of these copies is unknown.

Revised by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 13 May 2002

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