Engine Driving

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In 1873 the candidate for the Certificate of Engine Driving at the Ballarat School of Mines were required to pass the following subjects:

Feeding Boilers

Safety Valves

Working Engines

Any person shall have been engaged in driving or stoking and driving a Stationary, Locomotive or Marine Engine for a period of one year, and shall produce satisfactory certificates to that effect that he has while so engaged efficiently discharged his duties, shall be entitled to a third class certificate.

Any person who shall have been engaged for a period of one year driving a Stationary, Locomotive of Marine Engine, and also fro a period of one year in driving a Winding Engine, and shall produce satisfactory certificates to the effect that he was while so engaged efficiently discharged of his duties, shall be entitled to be examined for a second-class Certificate.

Any Enginedriver who has held a second-class certificate for a period of period of one year, and during that period performed hid duties satisfactorily to the Engineer under whom he is employed, shall, on production of a certificate to that effect, be entitled to be examined for a first-class Certificate.

The 1st and 2nd class certificates shall be for driving Winding Engines and the 3rd class for driving pumping, Puddling, and Crushing Engines, and each certificate shall specify the description of engine which the holder is competent to drive.

Candidates for enginedrivers' Certificates must produce satisfactory testimonials of character.[1]

Ballarat School of Mines Certificate of Competency in Engine Driving (Winding Engines)

# Name Year
George James 1872
Donald McGregro 1872
John King 1873
John Bailey Bullen 1873
John Trevan 1873
Patrick Murray 1873
Matthew Wasley 1874
Alexander Walker Ball 1874
John Welham 1874
James Harrison 1875
Andrew Williams 1875
Thomas Proctor 1876
Hugh Thomas Stevenson 1876
William Charles Strachan 1879
George Reeves 1880
William Farr 1881
Frederick George O'Bree 1883

Ballarat School of Mines Certificate of Competency in Engine Driving (Other Than Winding Engines)

# Name Year
Jachin Gordon Illingworth 1873
Michael Kelly 1875
Hervey Henry Kendrick 1876
Thomas Edward Gazzard 1877
George Henry Fitches 1878
Walter Philip Nettleton 1881
Robert Allan 1882
William Farr 1882
Thomas Deason 1883
William Henry Rowe 1883

See Also

Ballarat School of Mines

Notes

References

  1. The School of Mines Ballarat: A Statement of the Objects and Present Resources of the School, 1873.

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--C.K.Gervasoni 16:36, 5 August 2014 (EST)

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