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Maurice George Tweedie

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Maurice George Tweedie (c1884-1946) of the Great Western Railway

1884 Born in Middlesbrough the son of George Richard Tweedie, Analytical Chemist and Lecturer, and his wife Alice Mary Dunning

1891 Living 54 Hawley Square, Margate, Kent: George R. Tweedie (age 33 born Fulham), Analytical Chemist and Lecturer. With his wife Alice M. Tweedie (age 36 born Redcar) and their two children Maurice G. Tweedie (age 6 born Middlesbrough) and Hilda M. Tweedie (age 5 born Broadstairs). One servant.[1]

1911 'Train Lighting by Electricity' Paper published.

1911 Living at 1 Baldwyn Gardens, Acton: [Maurice George Tweedie]] (age 27 born Middlesbrough), Electrical Engineer's Technical Assistant - Railway Company. With his wife Ellen Mary Tweedie (age 28 born Holyport, Berks). One servant.[2]


1946 Obituary [3]

We note with regret the death of Mr. M. G. Tweedie, which occurred on August 21st. Mr. Tweedie, who was sixty-two years of age, was honorary secretary of the Institution of Railway Signal Engineers from 1921 till 1942. He retired from the signal department of the Great Western Railway in 1939.


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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 Census
  2. 1911 Census
  3. The Engineer 1946 Jul-Dec: Index