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Edward Hermann Neville

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Edward Hermann Neville (1862-1902)

1902 Obituary [1]

EDWARD HERMANN NEVILLE was born in Hamburg on 31st December 1862.

After being educated in England, he studied for some years at the Engineering College at Evreux in France, and at Rheydt in Germany.

In 1885 he went to Spain, and resided in Madrid, where he devoted himself principally to the electrical and heating department of the firm of Messrs. Julius G. Neville and Co., of Liverpool, of which he was a partner.

In 1889 he published in Spanish a treatise on Lathes, which bad a considerable success, and during his last illness he wrote, also in Spanish, a treatise on Gas-Engines and their use for industrial purposes.

His death took place in Madrid, after an illness of nearly eighteen months, on 9th June 1902, in his fortieth year.

He became an Associate of this Institution in 1887.

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