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Norman John Burr Edit Profile

journalist , researcher , Technical writer

Norman John Burr, British journalist, researcher, technical writer. Recipient Ashley Doubtfire trophy for services to microlight aviation, 1995. Member National Union of Journalists (branch treasurer 1987-1995).

Background

Burr, Norman John was born on July 6, 1949 in Ilford, Essex, England. Son of Edgar Charles and Ethel Kathleen (Deacon) Burr.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Bath (Somerset, England) University, 1971. Master of Science in Engineering, Bath (Somerset, England) University, 1973.

Career

Assistant editor, Morgan-Grampian Ltd., London, 1974; staff writer, Thomas Telford Ltd. New Civil Engineer Magazine, London, 1974-1978; chief sub editor, Morecambe Press Ltd., Trial & Motocross News, 1978; editor, Peter Fieldhouse & Company, N.W. Industrial Review, Manchester, England, 1978-1979; technical writer, Lonsdale Technology Superior vena cava syndrome, Seconded to Vickers Shipbuilding, Barrow, England, 1979-1980; assistant editor, Textile Horizons, The Textile Institute, Manchester, 1980-1982; freelance and editor, Microlight Flying, Lancaster, England, 1982-1995-; director, Pagefast Ltd. (Design and Print), Lancaster, since 1989; consultant editor, since 1995.

Membership

Member National Union of Journalists (branch treasurer 1987-1995).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: motoring, history, travel, politics.

Connections

Married Wendy Holbrook, May 5, 1978. Children; Thomas Alan, Jocelyn Frances.

father:
Edgar Charles Burr

mother:
Ethel Kathleen (Deacon) Burr

spouse:
Wendy Holbrook