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1867 Born in Newington, son of [[Henry Joseph West]], an engineer, and his wife Catherine<ref>Parish Records</ref>
1867 Born in Newington, son of [[Henry Joseph West]], an engineer, and his wife Catherine<ref>Parish Records</ref>
1890 Returned to work with [[H. J. West and Co]]
1891 Henry J. West, mechanical engineer, living in Herne Hill, with '''Ernest H West'''  23, mechanical engineer, Catherine West  52, Ada A West  9, Catherine E West  28<ref>1891 census</ref>
1901 Henry West  61, living in Herne Hill with Catherine West  61, '''Ernest West'''  31, works manager of a refrigerating machine maker, Augusta West  19<ref>1901 census</ref>


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Ernest Henry West (1867-1944)

1867 Born in Newington, son of Henry Joseph West, an engineer, and his wife Catherine[1]

1890 Returned to work with H. J. West and Co

1891 Henry J. West, mechanical engineer, living in Herne Hill, with Ernest H West 23, mechanical engineer, Catherine West 52, Ada A West 9, Catherine E West 28[2]

1901 Henry West 61, living in Herne Hill with Catherine West 61, Ernest West 31, works manager of a refrigerating machine maker, Augusta West 19[3]



1945 Obituary [4]

ERNEST WEST, whose death in his seventy-seventh year occurred on 9th March 1944, was a refrigerating engineer throughout his professional career. He served his apprenticeship with Messrs. H. J. West and Company, and with Messrs. Pontifex and Sons, Ltd., and after holding temporary appointments as a junior in the works of Mr. John Musgrave, engineer, and Mr. Oswald Mordaunt, shipbuilder, he entered the firm of Messrs. H. J. West and Company in 1890 and on the retirement of his father in 1896 was appointed managing director.

The firm was then reconstituted as a limited liability company. In 1909 he resigned this position and with the late Mr. Herbert Beynon started the firm of Messrs. Ernest West and Beynon, Ltd., holding the position of chairman of this company until his retirement owing to ill-health thirty years later. Mr. West was elected a Member of the Institution in 1898.


See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. Parish Records
  2. 1891 census
  3. 1901 census
  4. 1945 Institution of Mechanical Engineers: Obituaries