Frederick Gilbert Mitchell
1884 January 20th. Born at Wandsworth the son of Frederick Goulding Mitchell, a schoolmaster, and his wife Minnie
c.1900 Started work as railway apprentice
1901 Living at 179 Earlsfield Road, Wandsworth: Frederick G. Mitchell (age 42 born Weybridge), Schoolmaster. With his wife Minnie Mitchell (age 40 born Richmond) and their two children; Frederick G. Mitchell (age 19 born Battersea), Civil Engineer's Draughtsman; and Alice M. Mitchell (age 13 born Battersea).
Joined an engineering firm
1911 Married Hilda Butcher; they had 2 sons
1913 April 6th. Birth of son John Frederick Roy Mitchell (1913-1968)
1916 Birth of son Edward Bruce Noel Mitchell
Post-WWI Frederick Gilbert Mitchell established an office in Throgmorton St and won his first contract to supply a coal handling plant to Birmingham Corporation. This was the beginning of Mitchell Engineering
1925 Living at Gloucester Terrace, London.
1943 Established Mitchell Construction Co as a subsidiary to handle the civil engineering work of the company.
Conceived the idea of nuclear-powered freight submarines to provide a year-round service to ice-bound Canadian ports.
1962 Died in Zurich. Of Clopton Manor, Kettering. Probate to his widow Hilda.
1962 Obituary 
Sources of Information
- 1901 Census
- 1911 Census
- The Times, Oct 09, 1962
- Framlingham Weekly News - Saturday 17 January 1925
- The Engineer 1962 Jul-Dec: Index