Edward Windsor Richards
In 1875, Richards was General Manager of the Eston Ironworks of Bolckow Vaughan and Co, North Yorkshire. These included three hæmatite blast furnaces, and his work with Sidney Gilchrist Thomas contributed to the development of the Gilchrist-Thomas process.
In 1884 he was awarded the Bessemer Gold Medal by the Council of the Iron and Steel Institute, for his work in steel manufacturing.
- Presidents – 1896–1897: Edward Windsor Richards, Institute of Mechanical Engineers. Retrieved 16 January 2016.
- Wilkins, Charles (1903), History of the Iron, Steel, Tinplate and Other Trades of Wales, Cambridge University Press, pp. 201–2, ISBN 978-1-108-02693-2 (published digitally in 2011)
- The London Gazette: . 15 April 1902.
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