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A. Havelock Case

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Albert Havelock Case

1858 Born in Trowbridge[1]

1871 Living in Trowbridge, with his widowed mother, Lois Case 50, and Lois A Case 24, Roland J Case 22, Henry G Case 20, Perkins W Case 17, Annie J Case 11[2]

1881 Civil Engineer, boarding in Lambeth[3]

  • Under Sir John Coode, K.O.M.G; Resident Engineer, Spurn Point Defences, Hastings Foreshore Defences, etc.

1886 Became an Associate of the Inst of Civil Engineers[4]

c.1896 Under Sir John Wolfe Barry, K.C.B., Resident Engineer, Tyne Dock Deep Sea Entrance, Barry Dock Works, Port Talbot Dock and Rlys. (subsequently Engineer-in-Chief).[5]

1901 Civil engineer, married, living in Hastings[6]

1904-05 Private practice - Consultant Engineer to Essex and Kent Commissioner of Sewers, maintenance of Lower Thames Banks.

  • prepared schemes for Lower Ouse Drainage Board and Crossens Catchment Beard.
  • visited and reported on Malta Harbour Breakwater, Montevideo Harbour, Nassau Harbour, etc., etc.

1920 reported on Petrograd and Cronstadt Harbours at request of B.O.T. and Soviet.

  • Consultant Engineer to Ministry of Agriculture.

1937 President Whitworth Society.

1939 Consulting Engineer (retired).

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1871 census
  3. 1881 census
  4. Civil Engineer Lists
  5. Civil Engineer Lists
  6. 1901 census