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Alfred James Corry (1858-1892)
. . . . In 1876 he was articled to the late T. W. Rumble, then Chief Engineer to the Southwark and Vauxhall Water Co. On the expiration of his pupilage he remained in the service of the Company as an Assistant Engineer, and subsequently acted as Resident Engineer on new works at Streatham, and superintended the erection of a shaft at Battersea.
After leaving the Southwark and Vauxhall Water Company, he entered the works of the Maxim-Nordenfelt Gun and Ammunition Company at Erith, where he was employed chiefly in designing labour-saving machinery.
He remained at Erith until he became associated with Captain McEvoy in the conduct of an electrical and submarine mining business in Westminster, in which he was engaged at the time of his death on the 4th of April, 1892 . . . [more]