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Walter William Nobbs

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Walter William Nobbs (1881-1951) London heating and ventilation engineer, who had worked on many London buildings, including New County Hall for the (then) London County Council, the new premises for the RIBA and the headquarters of the (then IEE) at Savoy Hill, as well as being President of the Institution of Heating and Ventilating Engineers in 1920, and his father was a civil engineer.

1910 Married Francoise Leonie Thebault

1911 Living at 71 Haverstock Hill, London: Walter William Nobbs (age 29 born St. Pancras), Warming and Ventilating Engineer. With his wife.[1]

1914 Birth of daughter Madeleine Nobbs

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  1. 1911 Census