Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

George Marshall Callender

From Graces Guide

1859 William Ormiston Callender (1827–1908), a commission merchant, and his wife, Jean, née Marshall, the daughter of a Greenock tanner and their family moved to Hammersmith, London.

1862 Their son, George, was born in Scotland, one of ten children; brother of Thomas Octavius Callender[1]

1871 Living in London with his siblings but not his parents (at census date)

1880 Apprenticed with the Compagnie Generale des Mines d'Asphalte; worked on road construction, erection of buildings and asphalt laying.

1889 Worked in New York with Callender Insulating Co

1892 Consulting engineer in Vancouver

1896 Established Messrs G. M. Callender and Co, in London; bitumen manufacturer and water-works engineers

1901 Civil engineer[2]

1903 Proposed for membership of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, of 25 Victoria St, London.

1923 Died in Brentford

See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. Wicks of Stockwell tree on Ancestry
  2. 1901 census
  • I Mech E records on Ancestry