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Arthur George Evans

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Arthur George Evans M.I.M.E. (1853-1904) Civil and Mechanical Engineer.

1853 Born in Cardiff.[1]

1877 Married Helen Livock (sister of Henry Arthur Livock) in Liverpool.[2]

1878 Birth of son Guy in Levenshulme.[3]

1890 He was partner in the firm of Evans, Livock and Co, of Buenos Aires and London, representatives in South America for Messrs. Kitson and Co., the Monkbridge Iron and Steel Co., the Vacuum Brake Co., etc.[4]

1891 They were resident in Oatlands, Weybridge, Surrey.[5]

1891 Patented in England July 31. 1891, No. 13,004. Bearings for signal and point rods. Arthur George Evans, 116 Palace chambers, Westminster.[6]

1894 Patented in England February 20, 1894, No. 3 ,634. Pulleys for wires for railway signals and point-bolts. Arthur George Evans, 116 Palace chambers, Westminster.[7]

1895 Evans went into partnership with Mr J. P. O'Donnell forming Evans, O'Donnell and Co railway signal engineers of Chippenham.[8]

1899 Dissolution of Evans, Livock and Co.

By 1901, the family had moved to Kington Langley, Chippenham, Wiltshire.[9]

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Sources of Information

  4. Henry Arthur Livock
  6. US patent 483,548
  7. US patent 569,007
  8. The Railway Engineer, January 1895 p3