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Lionel George Caunter (1867- )
1922 M.I.Mech.E., M.I.E.E., Mechanical and Electrical Engineer, Eversholt Lodge, New Barnet, Herts. T. A.: "Rapidolite, Ox, London." T. N.: Museum 28201-2. b. 1867; s. of George Searle Caunter of Dittisham, Devon; m. Gertrude, d. of F. W. Webb of Stratford-on-Avon. Ed. Cotton Hall, Staffs, and Finsbury Technical College. Pupil of F. Fardon of Fardon and Feeny, Mechanical and Civil Engineers. Defries and Sons, Telegraph and Electrical Works, London, 1883-8; Poole and White, Ltd., London, Manufacturing Electrical Engineers, 1888-93; Veritys, Ltd., London and Birmingham, Manufacturing Electrical Engineers, 1893-1900; Baxter and Caunter, Ltd., London, Manufacturing Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, from 19co to date, as Joint Managing Director; also Director, Newton's, Ltd., Taunton, from 1906. Chief Works: Government Electric Generating Station, South Kensington; Electric Lighting, Queen Victoria Memorial and Royal Processional Road from Buckingham Palace to Charing Cross. Clubs: Royal Automobile, and A.A. and M.U. War Services.—Carried out large contracts for submarine mines, aeroplane engine parts and accessories, machine gun parts, aerial bombs, mine removing devices for British Government; searchlights and generating sets for French, Russian, Serbian and Belgian Governments.