Thomas Coates 1847 - 1918

Civil engineer,
Mechanical engineer,
born in:
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom

Educated in Germany and Russia as an engineer and draughtsman. 1883 - started work at Samuel Watt & Co, London as a draughtsman. 1888 - won a medallion from the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufacture and Commerce for his model of a fire engine. 1890 - won the Champion Gold Medal at Crystal Palace for a model of a fire engine. 1896 - moved from Peckham to Wallington. 1911 - moved to Keynsham, Somerset