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William Robert Beldam

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William Robert Beldam (1883-1954), director of Beldam Asbestos Co and Auto-Klean Strainers

1883 Born in Acton, son of Robert Beldam (1850-1903)

1914 Married Dorothy A Lang in Brentford[1]

1939 Managing Director Asbestos Co, Auto-Klean Strainers, lived in Sutton and Cheam with Dorothy A Beldam 54[2]

1954 Obituary [3]

We regret to announce the death of Mr. W. R. Beldam, a director of Beldam Asbestos Company, Ltd, and other companies, which occurred on October 30th.

After serving his time with W. H. Allen, Sons and Co., Ltd., of Bedford, Mr. Beldam joined his brother, Ernest, in the family business on his father's death in 1903.

His special interest was in technical and production problems and in 1923 he became founder director of Auto-Klean Strainers, Ltd.

In later years Mr. Beldam was also chairman of the Submerged Log Company, Ltd.

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1939 register
  3. The Engineer 1954/11/05