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Henry M. Napier

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Henry Melville Napier, F.R.S., M.I.N.A., M.I.E.& S.

1854 Born in Barony son of James Robert Napier

Educated at Glasgow High. Sch. and Glasgow University.

Training at R. Napier & Sons; and Caledonian Rly. Co., Locomotive Shops

1877 Formation of Napier, Shanks and Bell Ltd of which he was a partner

Managing Director of Napier and Miller, Ltd.

1901 Henry M Napier 46, engineer and ship builder, lived in Old Kilpatrick, with Margaret Napier 41, Ellis Napier 12, M... Napier 9, Jan Napier[1] 5

1904 NAPIER, Henry M., Milton House, Bowling, N.B. Cars: 4.5-h.p. de Dion, 10-h.p. Wolseley. Hobbies: Shooting, fishing, curling. Clubs: Automobile, Scottish Automobile, and Constitutional. [2]

1922 Man. Dir. of Napier & Miller, Ltd., Shipbuilders, Old Kilpatrick

1939 Retired Shipbuilder

1940 Died in Dumbartonshire[3]


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Sources of Information

  1. 1901 census
  2. Motoring Annual and Motorist’s Year Book 1904
  3. national probate calendar