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Samuel Edmund Phillips

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Telegraph engineer and electrician

c.1848 Born[1]in Islington

1869 Married Emily Broad in Reading[2]

c. 1872 chief electrician to the firm of W. T. Henley

1875 Founded a company with Walter Claude Johnson which became Johnson and Phillips

1881 Electrician (Telegraph apparatus) living in Eltham with Emily Phillips 34 and Charles Phillips 10[3]

1887 Samuel E. Phillips junior, of Shooter's Hill, was a member of the Inst of Electrical Engineers [4]

1891 Electrical engineer, living in Hove with Emily Phillips 43 and C R S Phillips 20[5]

1893 of Shooter's Hill, Eltham, Kent when he died[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. BMD
  3. 1881 census
  4. UK Electrical Engineer Lists
  5. 1891 census
  6. National Probate Calendar