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Burdett Robert Johnson

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1878 Born in King's Lynn son of William Henry Johnson and his wife Adelaide

1896 Apprenticed in his father's workshop, W. H. Johnson, general and motor car engineers.

1901 Assistant works manager

1903 Partner in the business, which became W. H. Johnson and Sons at some point

1907 Associate member of Inst Mech Eng

1937 Member of Inst of Mech Eng

1959 Died in King's Lynn[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  • Mechanical Engineer records