Linney, Peter

views updated


LINNEY, Peter. British, b. 1931. Genres: Local history/Rural topics. Career: Bradford Civil Engineers, Bradford, England, trainee civil engineer and drafter, 1948-57, work study assistant and senior assistant, 1957-64, assigned to movements department for the northeastern region of England, 1964-67; British Railways Board, Marylebone, senior work study consultant, 1967-70, member of business planning team, 1968-86, in charge of department, 1972-86, special assistant to the vice-chairperson and head of railways corporate planning, 1986-88. Transmark, producer of a corporate plan for Bangladesh Railways, 1990. Director of property development, container loading, and financial management companies. Transaid (transport consultants and organizers), co-founder, 1987, executive director and volunteer for Save the Children Fund in Africa, 1987-; Wainwright Society, secretary. Publications: (comp.) The Official Wainwright Gazetteer, 1993. Address: 3 Beech Close, Farnham, Knaresborough, N. Yorkshire, England. Online address: [email protected]