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Henry Wedgwood Rendel

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Henry Wedgwood Rendel (1866-1903)


1903 Obituary [1]

HENRY WEDGWOOD RENDEL, fifth son of Sir Alexander Rendel, was born on the 4th November, 1866, and received his professional training at the Royal Naval College, Greenwich, at Messrs. Neilson’s Locomotive Works, Glasgow, and at the Elswick Works.

His first responsible charge was the erection and maintenance for the contract period, in 1893-94, of the machinery for the Government Dockyard at Bombay, which was supplied by the Elswick firm. He then remained with the firm at their Pozzuoli works till 1896, when he joined his father as Inspector, being employed in America as well as in Great Britain.

In 1898 he was taken into partnership, but a promising career was cut short by his death on the 30th May, 1903, from an attack of acute laryngitis.

Mr. Rendel was elected an Associate Member of the Institution on the 12th January, 1897, and was transferred to the class of Members on the 20th January, 1903.



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