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George Broadrick

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George Broadrick (1830-1909) M.I.C.E.

1909 Obituary [1]

GEORGE BROADRICK was born near Doncaster on the 4th October, 1830, and died at Ipswich on the 10th May, 1909.

After serving articles under the late Mr. J. M. Rendel, Past- President, and obtaining experience on dock and harbour work, he joined the staff of the East Indian Railway in 1856, and served until 1868, acting during that time as Resident Engineer on the construction of the Tonse bridge.

After his return from India, he was appointed Superintendent of the Port of Leith, which office he retained until 1883, when he retired from professional pursuits.

He served for several years as a Commissioner of Ipswich Docks, and was a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

Mr. Broadrick was elected a Member of The Institution on the 1st December, 1868.

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