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1869 Born in Maidenhead
Educated at Wesleyan School, and York House College, Maidenhead.
1882-3 Assistant to his father, auctioneer and values.
1883-7 Served his time with Dexter and Langston, engineers and launch engine builders, of High Wycombe
1887-9 Completed his training at Oswald Mordaunt and Co, of Southampton
1889-92 Fitter, turner and erector at Naval Construction and Armaments Co, of Barrow, and various other shipbuilders
1894-6 Works manager with Frederick Braby and Co
1896 Joined John Fraser and Son
Presented a paper on "Evaporative Condensers"
1899 Manager, Ratner Safe Works. Proposed for transfer to Member of I Mech E. (but does not appear to have succeeded in this transfer).
1901 An engineer, when he married Elizabeth Halsted in Southwark
1903 Left I Mech E
1911 Harry Oldham 42, Mechanical Engineering Assistant, London County Council, Central Office (Asylums Committee)m lived in Hampton with Elizabeth Oldham 31, Winifred Oldham 6, Vera Oldham 3, John Oldham 6 months
1939 Died in Surrey