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Belling, Charles Reginald (1884–1965), electrical engineer and manufacturer, was born on 11 May 1884 at Fore Street, Bodmin, Cornwall, the son of Samuel Thomas Belling, a dentist, and his wife, Maria, née Harry. Charles Belling, known to all as C. R. B., was educated at ...

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Bond, Sir Kenneth Raymond Boyden (1920–2006), accountant and industrialist, was born on 1 February 1920 at 38 Harborough Road, Streatham, London, the son of James Edwin Bond, a Post Office sorter who had served as a sergeant-major in the Royal Engineers during the First World War, and his wife, ...

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Clark, Alfred Corning (1873–1950), record and electrical goods manufacturer, was born in New York, USA, on 19 December 1873, the elder son of Walter Lowry Clark, a chocolate manufacturer, and his wife, Mary Rowe. His parents' families were both of English extraction and his background was distinctly patrician—his great-uncle had been a ...

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Railing, Sir Harry (1878–1963), electrical equipment manufacturer, was born on 10 December 1878, the son of Isaac Railing, a Jewish hop merchant of Munich, and his wife, Hannah, née Bing. His first name was originally Adolf, which he later changed to Harry when he settled in ...

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Russell, William Morris [Bill] (1920–2006), engineer and designer, was born on 22 July 1920 at 73 Oxford Road, Islington, London, the youngest in the family of two sons and two daughters of Albert Edward Russell, printer, and his wife, Agnes Mary, née Carrick (...

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Veale, Sir Alan John Ralph (1920–2006), engineer and industrialist, was born on 2 February 1920 at 86 Monks Road, Exeter, the son of Leslie Henry Veale (d. 1971), wholesale fruit merchant, and his wife, Eleanor, née Davies. Educated at Exeter School, he took an early interest in what was then the new technology of electricity generation, and he secured an apprenticeship at ...

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Weinstock, Arnold, Baron Weinstock (1924–2002), industrialist, was born at 50 Belgrade Road, Stoke Newington, London, on 29 July 1924, the son of Simon Weinstock (b. 1873/4), and his wife, Golda, née Schag (b. 1877/8). His Jewish parents had emigrated from Poland...

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Arnold Weinstock, Baron Weinstock (1924–2002) by Sue Adler, 1989 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Wood, Kenneth Maynard (1916–1997), electrical manufacturer, was born on 4 October 1916 in Lewisham, London, the elder son and second child in the family of two sons and three daughters of Frederick Cavendish Wood (d. 1929), who ran a company in Hatton Garden, London...