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Charles Toole Wolley

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1892 Born in Hackney[1]

1901 Educated at Grocer's Company School, Hackney Downs

1911 City and Guilds College, London. Lived in Tottenham with his uncle Charles Hammond[2]

1914 Achieved BSc (Engineering)

1915 Joined Sir Douglas Fox and Partners as an assistant

1915 Designed steelwork for the factory at Pembrey, South Wales of Nobel's Explosives Co, and design work done for the hydro-electric power plant for the Aluminium Corporation in North Wales.

1916 On the staff of the resident engineer at the Royal Naval Cordite Factory; construction of pipelines, narrow gauge railways and buildings.

1917 Proposed for associate membership of Inst of Civil Engineers; lived in London

1973 Died in Weston-super-Mare[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 census
  2. 1911 census
  3. BMD
  • Civil Engineer Records