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Robert Francis Sidebottom Venner, electrical engineer, inventor of the time switch
c.1890 Arthur Molyneux Sillar went into partnership with Mr. R. Venner
1891 Electrical engineer, living with his mother Flora and sisters in South Norwood
1901 Electrical engineer - self employed - living in Brixton with Pamela A Venner 26, Pamela Venner 7
1906 Formation of company: Venner
1911 Robert Francis Venner, electrical engineer, inventor, manufacturer and agent, living in Croydon with Ethel Wright Venner 28, Robert Venner 5, Francis Herbert Venner 4, Flora Vera Venner 9 mo
1916 Died in Brixton