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Ernest Evans Willoughby Berrington

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Ernest Evans Willoughby Berrington (1874-1928)

son of Richard Evans Willoughby Berrington


1928 Obituary [1]

ERNEST EVANS WILLOUGHBY BERR1NGTON was throughout his career concerned with the design of water supply and sewage works.

He studied at the Mason Science College, Birmingham, and was articled to his father, the late Mr. R. E. W. Berrington, with whom he later entered into partnership.

During his pupilage he was engaged on the design and erection of new sewage disposal works for Wolverhampton, and he acted as manager of these works for some months after completion.

Later he designed and superintended the erection of similar works at Rotherham, Coseley, and many other places.

In 1906 he invented a new type of floor for filters.

In recent years much of his work had been in North Wales, and he also carried out a number of lassoing schemes.

He died on 15th October 1928, at the age of 54.

He became an Associate Member of the Institution in 1902 and a Member in 1905.



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