Certificates and Awards

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 HIR/6/1/23
  • Dates of Creation
      1893-1900
  • Physical Description
      41 items, mostly rolled. Some of the certificates are torn, and most are grubby

Scope and Content

A selection of Hird's school and university certificates and awards, mainly Oldham Municipal Technical School and Owens College.

  • Department of Science and Arts elementary courses: maths, 1893, geometry, 1894, mechanics 1894, applied maths, 1894, fluids, 1894, inorganic chemistry 1895.
  • Department of Arts And Sciences Advanced courses, 1897: maths,magnetism and electricity, inorganic chemistry, fluids, heat.
  • Department of Arts And Sciences Advanced courses, 1898: maths, geometry, heat, fluids, applied mechanics, theoretical mechanics, light, sound, magnetism and electricity.
  • Department of Arts And Sciences Advanced courses, 1899: maths,theoretical mechanics,physiography, steam
  • Department of Arts And Sciences Advanced courses, 1900: maths, geometry, steam.
  • Union of Lancashire and Cheshire Institutes certificate of merit, engineering calculations, 1895, 1896.
  • Oldham Municipal Technical School,Sons of John Platt Scholarship, science, 1894.
  • Oldham Municipal Technical School, Local Exhibition £50 (Owens College), 1896/7-1898/99.
  • Oldham Municipal Technical School, William Richardson Scholarship, (Owens College), 1899-1900.
  • Owens College examination certificates 1897/8 (5).
  • Owens College, certificate of proficiency, mechanical engineering, 1900.