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Charles George Mountain

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1827 Born in Lambeth, son of George Mountain, cabinet maker, and his wife Elizabeth[1]

1858 of Suffolk Works, Berkley Street, Birmingham.[2] - presumably Walter May and Co, later May and Mountain

1871 Engineer and ironmonger, living in Birmingham, with Elizabeth Mountain 38, William C Mountain 8, Montague B. Mountain 7, Arthur B Mountain 5, Ellen E Mountain 3, Herbert H Mountain 8 Months[3]

1883 Of Mountain, Sons and Co

1884 of Coalbrookdale Ironworks; wrote to The Engineer about the "Electric" engine, which was a single-cylinder engine designed for use with dynamos.

The consultancy business in Birmingham, C. G. Mountain, was successor to May and Mountain

1891 Civil engineer, living in Bordesley with Elizabeth[4]

1901 Civil engineer, boarding in Birmingham[5]

1906 Died in Islington[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1858 Institution of Mechanical Engineers
  3. 1871 census
  4. 1891 census
  5. 1901 census
  6. BMD