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Churchward, George Jackson (1857–1933), railway engineer, was born at Rowes Farm, Stoke Gabriel, south Devon, on 31 January 1857, the second son in the family of three sons and two daughters of George Churchward, a farmer, and his wife, Adelina Mary Churchward, who was his cousin. He was educated at ...

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Engelbach, Charles Richard Fox (1876–1943), motor engineer, was born on 20 May 1876 in Kensington, London, son of Lewis William Engelbach, a clerk in the War Office, and his wife, Jessie Bryan. He left Sandringham School at Southport, Lancashire, when he was sixteen and was apprenticed at the great armaments manufacturer ...

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Gooch, Sir Daniel, first baronet (1816–1889), railway engineer and executive, was born at Bedlington, Northumberland, on 24 August 1816, the third son of John Gooch (1763–1833) and his wife, Anna Longridge (1783–1863). His father was the cashier and bookkeeper at the Bedlington ironworks, where ...

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Hopkinson, Bertram (1874–1918), mechanical and aeronautical engineer, was born on 11 January 1874 at Woodlea, Birmingham, the eldest son of John Hopkinson FRS (1849–1898), electrical engineer, and his wife, Evelyn Oldenbourg. His father was himself the son of an engineer. He attended St Paul's School, London...

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Morgan, Sir Morien Bedford (1912–1978), aeronautical engineer, was born on 20 December 1912 at Caroline Street, Bridgend, Glamorgan, the elder son (there were no surviving daughters) of John Bedford Morgan (1883–1961), draper, and his wife, Edith Mary Thomas (1884–1960), teacher. He was educated at ...

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See Paget, Sir Richard Arthur Surtees, second baronet

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Pierson, Reginald Kirshaw [Rex] (1891–1948), aircraft designer and engineer, was born on 9 February 1891 at Little Fransham, Norfolk, the eldest of the four children of Kirshaw Thomson Pierson (d. 1920), rector of Little Fransham, and his wife, Helen Mary, née Cobb (1864–1954)...

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Railton, Reid Antony (1895–1977), motor engineer, was born on 24 June 1895 at Cherry Tree House, Alderley Edge, in the Cheshire stockbroker belt, the son of Charles Withington Railton (1856–1937), stock and share broker, whose family had followed that profession for several generations, and his wife, ...

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Shaw, Henry Selby Hele- (1854–1941), mechanical and automobile engineer, was born at Billericay, Essex, on 29 July 1854, the eldest of the thirteen children of Henry Shaw, a solicitor, and his wife, Marion, daughter of Henry Selby Hele, vicar of Grays, Essex. He was the first in his family to manifest a scientific and inventive genius, though his younger brother, ...

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Wallis, Sir Barnes Neville (1887–1979), aeronautical designer and engineer, was born on 26 September 1887 at Ripley, Derbyshire, the second child in the family of three sons and one daughter of Charles George Wallis, general practitioner, and his wife, Edith Eyre, daughter of the ...

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Sir Barnes Neville Wallis (1887–1979) by Alfred Egerton Cooper, 1942 © Estate of Sir Barnes Wallis / National Portrait Gallery, London