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Henry Alty

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Henry Alty (1844-1881)

1883 Obituary [1]

. . . commenced his professional career, in September 1858, as a pupil of the late John Law Hunter, M. Inst. C.E., then engineer to the Wigan Corporation, in whose office Alty remained till 1865, when he was appointed Assistant- Surveyor to the Halifax Corporation.

After this, and previous to his appointment as Borough Engineer and Surveyor at Plymouth, Mr. Alty held the positions of Engineer to the Keighley Local Board of Health, and Borough Surveyor at Barrow-in-Furness. . .

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