Hele-Shaw, Henry Selby (1854-1941), PIMechE, MICE, FRS, Professor of Mechanical Engineering
Indenture of apprenticeship. Binding H.S.Hele-Shaw to Edwin Routh of the Mardyke Iron Works, City of Bristol, to learn the trade of millwright and mechanical engineer for the period of three years back-dated to 29 July 1872. Signed by H.S.Hele-Shaw, his father Henry Shaw, Edwin Rouch and William Robert Howard Leaker as parties to the agreement. Witnessed by Samuel Peake, mine proprietor of Shrewsbury; William Thompson; and Richard H. Leaker, engineer of Clifton.