Percy G. B. Westmacott
He was apprenticed to Miller, Ravenhill and Co, Blackwall. In 1851 he joined the William Armstrong, 1st Baron Armstrong's Elswick Works as a draughtsman. When Armstrong was appointed to superintend the manufacture of guns at Royal Arsenal, Woolwich in 1895, Westmacott was entrusted with the technical management of the engine works at Elswick, and during this time contributed to the development of the hydraulic lifting machinery department.
He married Annette Beatrice (née Berners); they had children:
- Evelyn Westmacott (born c 1862)
- Henry A. Westmacott (born 1866)
- John Westmacott (born c 1873 )
- Lewis Westmacott (born 3 August 1871, died 27 November 1949) Married 20 April 1898, Evelyn Bayley, of Dublin.
- Mabel Westmacott (born c 1876)
- Rachel Westmacott (born c 1878)
- Gerald Westmacott (born c April 1880)
- A Victorian Engineer: the life of Percy G. B. Westmacott (1830-1917), Editors Mabel Noble, Dorothy Boyd. 1973, Eyre and Spottiswoode Ltd.
- Proceedings, Institution of Mechanical Engineers (Great Britain), 1897
- Electrical engineer, Volume 11, 1892
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