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Thomas William Fry Cherry

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1872 Born in Waterford, Ireland.

1891 A marine engineer's student, living with his aunt Hannah in Newcastle upon Tyne[1]

1894/5 Two patents on use of taps and use of siphones

1897 Married Maria Rosetta Mackesy in Dublin[2]

1904 of Newcastle upon Tyne, patent "improvements in or relating to gas engines".

Presumably this was the basis for the gas engine[3] offered by the Holzapfel Marine Gas Power Syndicate

1911 A marine engineer (superintending construction), lived in Tynemouth[4]

1960 Died on the Isle of Man[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 census
  2. BMD
  3. The Engineer 1907/02/15
  4. 1911 census
  5. National probate calendar