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Cedric Vaughan

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Cedric Vaughan (1841-1911)

1911 Obituary [1]

CEDRIC VAUGHAN, J.P., born in 1841, died at Millom, Cumberland, on the 18th February, 1911. On leaving Edinburgh University he became an articled pupil to Robert Stephenson, Past-President, and subsequently served with the Midland Railway Company as Locomotive Superintendent of the Derby section.

In 1872 he became Manager of the Hodbarrow Mines, being appointed in 1884 Managing Director, and in 1907 Chairman of the Hodbarrow Mining Company, a position which he held until his death.

Mr. Vaughan was elected a Member of The Institution on the 4th December, 1906.

1911 Obituary [2]

CEDRIC VAUGHAN died at his residence, Leyfield*, Millom, Cumberland, on February 18, 1911. He was born in 1841, was the son of the late George Vaughan, of Snibstone Grange, Ashby-de-la-Zouch.

He was educated at Repton and at Edinburgh University, and was afterwards articled pupil to Robert Stephenson. He entered the service of the Midland Railway Company and became locomotive manager of the Derby section of the line.

In 1872 he became manager of the Hodbarrow Mines, a position which he held until his death. He was elected chairman of the Hodbarrow Mining Company in 1907. He was a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, and of the Institution of Mining Engineers.

He was elected a member of the Iron and Steel Institute in 1873.

* Leyfield Hall, Bay View, Millom.

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