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Cyril Edward Lloyd

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Cyril Edward Lloyd (1876-1963)

1876 Born Bromsgrove, son of Howard Lloyd

School - Uppingham

1894 Attended Mason's College Birmingham; spent some time in private study in Vienna

1897 - 9 Apprenticed pattern-maker in Rugby with Willans and Robinson

1899 Working in the office of F. H. Medhurst on electrical engineering; consulting electrical engineer

1901 Joined the Inst of Civil Engineers

Returned to the family business of F. H. Lloyd and Co of which he later became a director

1907 Joined the board of N. Hingley and Sons[1]

1909 Married Phyllis Gretchen Waterlow

1911 Ironmaster (employer), living in Chaddesley Corbett and Broom, Worcs[2]

Also became chairman of Lloyds British Testing Co

Director of other companies including Lloyds Bank and the National Bank of Scotland

1918 Became chairman of N. Hingley and Sons

1922 MP for Dudley until 1929

1941 Elected MP again, until 1945

1961 Appointed President of N. Hingley and Sons

1963 Died at home in Worcestershire



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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jan 02, 1961
  2. 1911 census
  • The Times, Feb 21, 1963
  • The Times, Jan 02, 1961