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Arthur Anderson West

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Arthur Anderson West (1827-1913)

1847-1867 Surveyor of the Bhore Gate Incline for the Great Indian Peninsula Railway.

1913 Obituary [1]

ARTHUR ANDERSON WEST, born in London in 1827, died at Theydon Bois, Essex, on the 22nd May, 1913.

Educated at King’s College, London, he went to India in 1847, where he was engaged for 20 years in varied engineering work, notably the survey and construction of the Bhor Ghat inclines on the Great Indian Peninsula Railway.

In 1873 he went to Canada, but for nearly 30 years prior to his death he lived at Theydon Bois, Essex, and interested himself in local antiquities.

Mr. West was elected a Member of The Institution on the 4th December, 1866.

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