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John Waterman Earle

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John Waterman Earle (c1864-1938), naval architect

c.1864 Born[1] in Devon, son of John Earle, managing of a boat building concern, and his wife Grace[2]

1881 Boat builder's apprentice, living in East Stonehouse, Devon with his parents[3]

1891 Naval architect, surveyor and engineer, lodging in Gloucester[4]

1897 Appointed managing director of Edwin Clark and Co

1901 Managing director of Isaac J Abdela & Mitchell Ltd. Naval engineer living in Stroud[5]

1906 Living in Stroud[6]

1911 Naval architect, living in Stroud, with Lydia W. Earle, 51, and their son Eric, 13, and sister in law Catherine Saunders, 65[7]

1938 Died in Cheltenham[8]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1881 census
  3. 1881 census
  4. 1891 census
  5. 1901 census
  6. 1906 Kelly's Directory
  7. 1911 census
  8. National Probate Calendar