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George Brody Carlton

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George Brody Carlton (1854-1893)


1894 Obituary [1]

GEORGE BRODY CARLTON was born in London on the 18th of July, 1854.

At eighteen years of age he became a pupil of James Taylor, under whom he gained some experience on the construction of the railway from Barnstaple to Ilfracombe and on the completion of the line from Bideford to Torrington.

From December, 1873, to June, 1876, he served articles to T. Randolph Mellor and was engaged on railway work and in mining operations.

He was then appointed assistant to Edward Welsh, Engineer to the River Witham Drainage Commissioners, under whom he had charge of the river from Lincoln to the outfall into the Wash. ....[more]


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