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James George Willcox Aldridge

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James George Willcox Aldridge (1856-1930)

1856 Born in Southampton.

1872-6 Served articles to Mr Charles Turner CE, of Southampton, and then to Mr J. W. Wilson at the Crystal Palace School of Practical Engineering.

1876 Assistant to J. Lemon CE, Borough Engineer of Southampton.

1877 Draughtsman for London and South Western Railway in the Marine Department.

1882 Living in Southampton[1]

1883 Advanced from Student to Associate of the Inst of Civil Engineers; address - 9 Victoria St, London SW

Co-patentee of the Fiddes-Aldridge method of charging/discharging gas retorts.

1911 Engineer in gas and electricity, employer, lived in Wimbledon with Mary Aldridge 54, Mabel Aldridge 27, Muriel Aldridge 23, Mary Aldridge 17, Frank Dudley Aldridge 14[2]

1930 Died in Surrey[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. Civil Engineer Records
  2. 1911 census
  3. BMD