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John Henry Tangye

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of Tangyes, Cornwall Works, Soho, near Birmingham.

1863 Born in Birmingham, son of Ann Tangye.

1871 With his uncle James Tangye 45 and his wife Catherine Tangye 45, and Joseph's sister Ann Tangye 40, in Handsworth, Birmingham[1]

1885 Graduate of I Mech E; concerned in the works management of Messrs Tangyes

1891 Became a director of Tangyes

1901 transferred from graduate to full membership of I Mech E[2]

1961 Died in Birmingham

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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 census
  2. Mechanical Engineer Records