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William Henry Whitehouse

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William Henry Whitehouse (1886- )

1901 Living at Cheddleson, Newport, Mon: Wm H. Whitehouse (age 43 born West Bromwich), Deputy Manager of Iron Works. With his wife Harriett Whitehouse (age 44 born Bilston) and five children; Wm Hy. Whitehouse (age 14 born West Bromwich); Edgar Whitehouse (age 13 born Croesyceilog, Mon.); Sydney Whitehouse (age 10 born Croesyceilog, Mon.); Frederic Whitehouse (age 7 born Croesyceilog, Mon.); and Gladys M. Whitehouse (age 4 born Newport, Mon.). Also his niece.[1]

1922 Assoc.M.Inst. C.E., M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.E.E., Mech. and Elec. Engr., Glencoed, Rushby Mead, Letchworth, Herts; s. of W. H. Whitehouse, M.I. and S.I., Formerly Member of Exec. Ctee., Guest, Keen and Nettlefolds, Ltd. Pupil at Belliss and Morcom, Ltd., Birmingham. Final courses in Mech. and Elec. Eng., Birmingham Univ.; with T. C. Aveling and Co., Ltd., Birmingham. Then, 1909, with the Alexandra (Newport and S. Wales) Docks and Railway. Co. as Asst. to Loco. Supt. and Works Mangr. till Jan, 1913; 1911-13, Lecturer in Elec. Eng., Newport (Mon.) Tech Inst.; 1913, with The Heatly-Gresham Engineering Co., Ltd., Letchworth, Herts, as Asst. Works Mangr.; since 1916, Mangr. War Services.—Production of naval gun mounting details (electro-mechanical firing gears, etc.), trench mortar bombs, aerial bombs, etc.

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  1. 1901 Census