Septimus Beresford Weller (1892-1974)
1892 Born in West Norwood, son of Harry Weller and his wife Sarah
1911 Living at 57 Idmiston Road, West Norwood: Harry Weller (age 65 born Brighton), Retired Booksellers Clerk. With his wife Sarah Ann Weller (age 58 born Bermondsey) and their three children; John Weller (age 33 born Peckham), Motor Car Manufacturer - Employer; Lily Weller (age 32 born New Cross); and Septimus Beresford Weller (age 19 born West Norwood), Motor car Engineer - Worker. One boarder.
1914 Took out his first patent, on frictionally driven fans
1918 Patent with his brother John on improvements in motor vehicles
1925 A later patent was taken out with A.C. Cars Ltd on improvements in speed change gears.
1949 Having invented a method of mounting sleeves on shafts, it was patented by Bristol Aeroplane Co
1974 Died in Bath