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Charles Henry Rogers

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Charles Henry Rogers (1854-1894)


1895 Obituary [1]

CHARLES HENRY ROGERS, third son of the Rev. George Rogers, M.A., vicar of Gedney, Lincolnshire, was born on the 12th of November, 1854, and was educated in Germany.

In 1876, he went to Trinidad and became a pupil of the Hon. John Edward Tanner, Director of Public Works of that island.

On the expiration of his pupilage in January, 1879, Mr. Rogers was appointed an Engineer in the Public Works Department of Trinidad, and soon became Chief Road Officer, which post he held at the time of his death. On several occasions he acted as First Assistant Engineer during the absence on leave of that official.....[more]


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