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Herbert James Clement Wells

  • Born: 15 Aug 1874, Frome, Somerset, England
  • Marriage: Betty Borrmann in Sep 1900 in Brentford, Middlesex, Greater London, England
  • Died: Oct 1964, New York City, New York, U.S.A. aged 90

bullet   Other names for Herbert were Clement and Clement Herbert James Wells.


bullet  General Information:

Some data discovered states that Clement Wells was born in London.

bullet  Research Information:

Herbert was living in New York City in 1914. He is listed on a passenger manifest leaving Rio Di Janeiro in 1940 with his wife, Bettina.

Herbert worked on Broadway Avenue, New York City as a Mechanical Engineer in 1940 at age 66.

Herbert spoke English & German.

Herbert and his family had to have emigrated to Canada in or shortly after 1901 because the Wells family is listed in the 1901 British Census, residing #14 Minster Road, Hampstead, London.

Information below was found at the Canadian website of Spirax Sarco at the following URL:

"Clement Herbert James Wells, founder of the Sarco Company, was born in London, England on August 15, 1874. He formed an agency in New York for the Sanders Reiders Company in 1908, to sell thermostatic steam traps and controls. At the onset of WW1 it was difficult to import these products and so he set up manufacturing, firstly with sub-contractors and eventually with their own manufacturing plant in Allentown, Pennsylvania."

bullet  Medical Information:

Date of death listed in the U.S. Social Security index as being in the October of 1964 in New York State.


Herbert married Betty Borrmann in Sep 1900 in Brentford, Middlesex, Greater London, England. (Betty Borrmann was born in 1874 in Nuremberg, Bavaria.)

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