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Walter Lawson Adams of Redbridge, Southampton
c1874 Born at Norwich
Until 1909 produced small boats
1908 April. Details of their 8-cylinder marine engine.
1911 Living at 45 The Nest, Surrey Road, Bournemouth (age 37 born Norwich), an Engineer (on own account). With his wife Susie (age 40 born Bedford).
WWI Designed the V12 Laxtonia engine for Laxtonia Engineering Co