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George Reginald Bayliss

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George Reginald Bayliss (1858-1914)


1914 Obituary [1]

GEORGE REGINALD BAYLISS, born on the 14th March, 1858, died at Tunbridge Wells on the 2nd June, 1914.

On completing a pupilage with the late Mr. Richard Johnson, Chief Engineer of the Great Northern Railway, he joined the Company's staff and remained at King's Cross until 1884, when he entered the service of Mr. Henry Lovatt, of Wolverhampton, by whom he was employed on various railway contracts.

Subsequently he was engaged on the construction of the Manchester Ship Canal and of the Manchester Central Railway.

In 1898 he was appointed Engineer to the North Metropolitan Tramways Company, resigning that position on the absorption of the system by the London County Council.

Mr. Bayliss was elected an Associate Member of The Institution on the 29th May, 1883, and was transferred to the class of Members on the 27th March, 1900.


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