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John Owen Girdlestone

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John Owen Girdlestone (c1861-1937) of the Westminster Engineering Co

J. O. Girdlestone and F. V. Andersen designed the 'AGIR' electric motor. [1]

1911 Living at 37 Warwick Road, Ealing: John Owen Girdlestone (age 50 born Gloucester), Electrical Engineer - Employer. With his wife Kate Girdlestone (age 41 born Maidstone) and their son Horace Girdlestone (age 23 born Westminster), Electrical Engineer - GWR. One servant.[2]

1937 February 17th. Died in London. Of 24 Woodgrange avenue, Ealing. Probate to Richard Owen Girdlestone, electrical engineer, and Reginald Crullenson, LCC Official.

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Sources of Information

  1. 'Dynamo-Electric Machinery' by Sylvanus P. Thompson. Spon, 1892
  2. 1911 Census