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Albert Victor Wynbloom

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Albert Victor Wynbloom (1872-1928)

1929 Obituary [1]

ALBERT VICTOR WYNBLOOM served his apprenticeship with Messrs. Greenwood and Batley from 1886 to 1892, and after a further three years with the firm as a draughtsman he joined Messrs. Babcock and Wilcox as draughtsman and outside engineer.

In 1897 he joined Messrs. Beaman and Deas of London, in a similar capacity, and later Messrs. Hughes and Stirling, during which time he gained considerable experience in the erection of municipal works.

He then became the representative of the Sturtevant Engineering Company, and later London representative of Messrs. James Hendry of Glasgow, manufacturers of laminated leather belting, with whom he remained until his death on 19th September 1928, which closely followed the deaths of his wife and son.

Mr. Wynbloom became an Associate Member of the Institution in 1902 and a Member in 1909.

He was born in 1872.

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