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Everden Wimshurst

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c.1838 Born in London, son of Henry Wimshurst and brother of James Wimshurst, inventor

1861 Assistant Engineer 3 Class on HMS Bacchante in Vancouver Harbour[1]

1870 Everden was an engineer in H. M. Service when he married Matilda Ballard in Islington[2]

1871 Everden Wimhurst 33, retired naval engineer, lived in Penge with Mathilda Wimshurst 28, Edward H Wimshurst 7 and his step daughter Florence M Ballard 5[3]

1888 Died in Stepney[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 census
  2. parish records
  3. 1871 census
  4. BMD