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Edwin Victor Winstanley

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1887 Born in Chorlton, Lancs[1]

Educated at Victoria University

1904-7 Apprentice with British Westinghouse

1907-15 Worked for Westinghouse on gas and diesel engines

1911 Mary Winstanley 64, widow, lived in Manchester, with Joseph Barber Winstanley 33, engineer fitter, locomotive industry, Jessie Josephine Winstanley 29, Hubert Aiken Winstanley 26, solicitor's clerk, Edith Mary Winstanley 24, Edwin Victor Winstanley 23, mechanical engineer, gas engine industry[2]

1915-16 In Works maintenance department

1916-19 Turbine design with British Westinghouse

1918 Associate Member of Inst Civil Engineers.

1919-22 Director, Mylan and Smith (Engineers) Ltd of Sheffield, dealing with electrical equipment including power stations for collieries

1922-4 Mechanical engineer, of Metropolitan-Vickers, Trafford Park, responsible for marine steam turbine design.

1924 Chief condenser engineer, M-V.

1929 Member of I Mech E

1939 Edwin V Winstanley, chartered mechanical engineer, steam condensers and heat exchangers, and Alice Winstanley lived in Sale[3]

Post-WWII Chief Condenser engineer, M-V

1967 Died in Bucklow[4]


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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1911 census
  3. 1939 register
  4. BMD
  • Mechanical engineer records