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George Abernethy, Senior

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1783 Born in Auchtertool

1814 Birth of son James

1815 Birth of son George

1819 manager of a small mechanical works in Aberdeen

1823 Became superintendent of a similar works at Dowlais, near Swansea, owned by John Guest

c1828 Took charge of an iron foundry in Southwark, London.

c 1830 Resident Engineer at the London Docks under Henry Robinson Palmer. His son James started working for him.

1861 Civil Engineer, in Aberdeen[1]

1864 Died in Aberdeen

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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 census