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Herbert William Miller

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Herbert William Miller, M.I.E.E.

1874 Born in Ipswich[1], son of Thomas Miller, civil engineer[2]

Trained at Faraday House, and E. R. and F. Turner, Ipswich

1891 Apprentice machine maker, lived in Ipswich with his parents[3]

Birmingham Corporation Tramways

1896 Assistant engineer of Electric Welding Co when he became an Associate of the IEE

c.1898 Guernsey Railway Co.

1904 Associate Member of IEE; worked for B.T.H. Co., Ltd. in London

1909 married Margaret Agnes Hussey in Kensington[4]

1911 William Miller 36, Electrical Engineer, Company Manager, lived in Chislehurst with Margaret Miller 26[5]

British Electric Transformer Co.

1912 Member of Institution of Electrical Engineers

1914 of Hendon[6]

Aircraft Manufacturing Co., Ltd.

c.1921 Started with A. Reyrolle & Co.

1939 Engr. and Director, A. Reyrolle and Co., Ltd., Hebburn-on-Tyne.

Also Director of J. H. Holmes and Co., C. A. Parsons and Co., and Bushing and Co., Ltd.

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. Marriage record
  3. 1891 census
  4. Parish records
  5. 1911 census
  6. Electrical engineer lists
  • Electrical engineer Lists