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Desmond G. Fitzgerald

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Desmond Gerald Fitzgerald (c1835-1904)

c.1835 Born London

1858 of Portman Sq, London, interests in drainage and other questions

1861 Clerk and writer for the press[1]

1861 Wrote article for "The Engineer" on a new form of voltaic couple

1865 of Wandsworth Road, London; wrote a letter to "The Engineer" on inductance.

1868/9 Patents on secondary batteries[2]

1868/9 Series of articles in "The Engineer" on electrical forces

1871 Electrician [3]

1891 Living in Brixton, London, an electrician[4]

1904 Died at Suffolk

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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 census
  2. The Engineer 1884/12/12
  3. 1871 Census
  4. 1891 census