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Edgar Llewellyn Morcom

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1880 Born in Southsea, son of Alfred and Mary Morcom

Educated at Marlborough College and Clare College, Cambridge

1901 Graduated

1901 Workshop experience gained at Belliss and Morcom

1903 Spent 3 months working at Pratt and Whitney in Hartford, Connecticut

1904 Worked with the American Tool Co in Ohio followed by 3 months representing Belliss and Morcom in USA and Canada. Then became assistant works manager at the firm

c.1906 Married Gladys[1]

1911 Works manager, building steam engines for power plant.

1915 Appointed a director of Belliss and Morcom

1917 Transferred to full membership of I Mech E; in charge of the electrical department of the firm

1957 Died

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1911 census
  • Proposal for associate membership of the I Mech E