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Charles Hunt

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Charles Hunt (1842-1929), Consulting engineer, specialised in gas engineering

c.1843 Born in Great Yarmouth

1871 of London. Presented a paper "On a New Equilibrium Gas Governor" to the Institution of Gas Managers

1871 Civil Engineer, living in Battersea, with Lucy A M Hunt 30 and his mother-in-law Ann Holmes 54[1]

1881 of Gas Works, Birmingham; joined Inst of Civil Engineers[2]

1881 Civil engineer, living in Aston, with Lucy A. Hunt 40, Phillip C. Hunt 6, Clifford H. Hunt 4, Rhoda H. Hunt 3, Ethel W.H. Hunt 2, Annie Holmes 63[3]

Manager of Birmingham Gas Works

1894 A Telford Premium was awarded to Charles Hunt, M. Inst. C. E., for "The Construction of Gas Works."

1901 Civil engineer, employer, living in Erdington, with Lucy A Hunt 58 and Ethel W H Hunt 22[4]

1906 Professional address: 15 Victoria St, London[5]

1911 Civil engineer, living in Beckenham with Lucy Ann Miller Hunt 70, Ethel Iven Holen Hunt 30, Clifford Holene Hunt 34[6]

1926 of 17 Victoria St, London[7]

1929 A Charles Hunt, age 86, died in Bromley but not sure whether this is him[8]

1929 Obituary [9]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 census
  2. Civil Engineer Lists
  3. 1881 census
  4. 1901 census
  5. Civil Engineer Lists
  6. 1911 census
  7. Civil Engineer Lists
  8. BMD
  9. Engineering 1929 Jan-Jun: Index: General Index