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Joseph William Willmot

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Joseph William Willmot (1849- )

1922 I.S.O., M.Inst.C.E., Controller of Factories, Postal Telegraphs; retired, 1909; b. 1849; s. of Joseph and Catharine Willmot. Ed. Penley's Coll., Westminster. App. Eng. Branch, Electric and International Telegraph Co., 1862; served under late Cromwell F. Varley, Engr. to Co.; and late R. S. Culley, first Engr.-in-Chief to the P.O., and his successors, the late Edward Graves and Sir William Preece, C.B., F.R.S.; was engaged in developing the Pneumatic Tube System in London and principal towns; numerous inventions and improvements in Pneumatics and Telegraphy, among the former being a Double Sluice Pneumatic Valve, an Intermediate Signaller, which has vastly increased the working capacity of Pneumatic Tubes, a Quick-Break Electric Light Switch, an Air-Motor for Driving Telegraph Instruments; and the following in connection with the Wheatstone System of Automatic Telegraphy, viz.—a Double Pneumatic Puncher, a Hollow Punch for Perforators, a Magnetic Bias Reverser, and a Motor and Train. Address: 41, Tufnell Park Road, Holloway.

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