David Christian Curwen
David Christian Curwen (November 30, 1913 – May 26, 2011) was a British miniature railway steam locomotive mechanical engineer.
He was born in Sydenham Kent, and educated at King's School, Canterbury.
From 1935 to 1945 he worked for Short Brothers in Rochester as an aircraft engineer.
In 1946, he established his own engineering firm, Baydon.
In 1950 he married Barbara Willans, an actress.
In 1951 he became Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the Talyllyn Railway in Wales for its first year of preservation.
He left the partnership in 1966 and established his own workshop at All Cannings, Wiltshire.