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Petrie, Williamlocked

  • T. E. James
  • , revised by Brian Bowers


Petrie, William (1821–1908), electrical engineer, was born on 21 January 1821 at Kings Langley, Hertfordshire, the eldest of four sons of William Petrie (b. 1784), a War Office official, and his wife, Margaret, daughter of Henry Mitton, banker, of The Chase, Enfield, Middlesex...

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