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Edwin James Reid (1864-1929) electrical engineer
1871 Living in St Pancras with his mother, Emma, 34, a widow, and his brother George, 13
1901 Electrical engineer, employer, lived in Lewisham with Edith Reid 33
1911 Engineer (civil) lived in Bexleyheath with Edith Reid 43 and his niece Edith Kate Hay 16
1922 Chairman of Reid Brothers, Engineers
1929 Obituary 
EDWIN J. REID was educated at University College School, London, and was trained for 4 years as an architect and engineer.
He then joined the engineering staff of Messrs. Reid Brothers and was engaged on telegraph and electrical installation work.
In 1923 he became chairman of this company. Subsequently he became electrical engineer to Messrs. Phoenix Telephone and Engineering Works, Ltd., at Hendon.
He died at Bexleyheath on the 17th May, 1929, at the age of 65.
He joined the Institution as a Member in 1893.