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William Ninnis Tiddy

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William Ninnis Tiddy of the School of Submarine Telegraphy and Electrical Engineering

1848 Born in Westminster[1]

1851 William Minnis (sic) Tiddy, police sergeant, 30, living in Westminster with Eliza Minnis Tiddy 28, W N Minnis Tiddy 2, John Lewis Minnis Tiddy 2 Mo[2]

Apprenticed to C F Varley (5 years)

Became an instructor at the School of Telegraphy

1875 Joined the Society of Telegraph Engineers as an Associate[3]

1879 One of the liquidators of the School of Submarine and Military Telegraphy and Technical Instruction Company

1881 A telegraph engineer, living in Islington with his mother, Eliza Tiddy[4]

1882 of 4 George St, Hanover Sq, became a member of the Society of Telegraph Engineers

1884 of the School of Submarine Telegraphy and Electrical Engineering, London

1887 Died in Marylebone[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1851 census
  3. UK, Electrical Engineer Membership Forms
  4. 1881 census
  5. BMD