Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Robert Talbot Youngman

From Graces Guide

1896 Born in Crookham

Occupation: engine fittng and testing

WWI Served in the Royal Navy, initially as aircraft mechanic at HMS Pembroke III, and later in the Royal Air Force

1921 Became a student member of the Institution of Electrical Engineers

1939 Aeronautical Engineer lived in Wycombe with his wife Katherine[1]

Invented a system of slotted flaps for aircraft which was tested in the Youngman-Baynes High Lift Research Aircraft

1988 Died in Wooburn Green, Bucks[2]


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Sources of Information

  1. 1939 register
  2. National probate calendar