Donal Morphy

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Donal William Morphy (12 December 1900 – 25 May 1975)[1] was a British electrical engineer from Kent who formed Morphy Richards in July 1936 with engineer Charles Richards.

Early life[edit]

From 1917 to 1920 he studied electrical engineering at the City and Guilds College (now part of Imperial College London).

Career[edit]

Morphy Richards[edit]

He formed Morphy Richards[2] with Charles Richards on 8 July 1936. Charles Richards died aged 64 on Sunday 15 November 1964.

Personal life[edit]

He married Margaret Clare Sherring (born 12 May 1900) on 3 August 1923 in Surrey. They had a daughter on 22 September 1928. He died in West Sussex aged 74 in May 1975. He lived at Peasons in Chislehurst then at Byworth in West Sussex in the 1960s. His wife died on 20 May 1982.

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References[edit]

  • Times obituary, Tuesday 27 May 1975, page 14
  1. ^ "Donal William MORPHY b. 12 Dec 1900 d. 25 May 1975 Chichester, Sussex: Minter Exchange". theminters.co.uk. Retrieved 10 October 2017.
  2. ^ "MORPHY RICHARDS LIMITED". Overview (free company information from Companies House). Retrieved 10 October 2017.

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