S2A3 Biographical Database of Southern African Science




Tinson, Mr Herbert Arthur (electrical engineering)

Born: Date not known, Hanwell, Middlesex, United Kingdom.
Died: 1973, South Africa.

Herbert Arthur Tinson, also known as Hubert Arthur Tinson, contributed several papers to the Transactions of the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers: 'Illumination and some of its fundamental considerations' (1918), 'Notes on the application of electricity to domestic services' (with J.H. Dobson* and R.H. Gould*, 1919), 'Street illumination' (1927), and 'The rating of incandescent lamps and their accessories' (1928).

Tinson was married to Maud Ada Curtis, who died in 1959.


List of sources:

National Automated Archival Information Retrieval System (NAAIRS). http://www.national.archives.gov.za/naairs.htm Documents relating to Herbert Arthur Tinson.

South African Institute of Electrical Engineers. Index of SAIEE Transactions, 1909-2007. Electronic file received from SAIEE.


Compiled by: C. Plug


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