Edward B Ellington

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Edward Bayzard Ellington (1845–1914) was a British hydraulic engineer.[1] He was managing director of the Hydraulic Engineering Co of Chester and one of the founders, as well as Chief Engineer and Manager, of the London Hydraulic Power Company. He invented the hydraulic balance lift (US: elevator) and the automatic injector fire hydrant.[2]

Late in his life he was elected President of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers.


  1. ^ "ELLINGTON, Edward B.". Who's Who, 59: p. 550. 1907. 
  2. ^ Day, Lance; McNeil, Ian, (eds.) (1996). "Ellington, Edward Bayzard". Biographical dictionary of the history of technology. Routledge. p. 240. 

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Preceded by
John Aspinall
President of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers
Succeeded by
Sir Frederick Donaldson