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 149,686 pages of information and 235,430 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.

Henry Austin (1812-1861)

From Graces Guide

Henry Austin (c1812-1861), civil engineer

c.1812 Born in London, son of William

Pupil of Robert Stephenson

1837 A civil engineer when he married Letitia Mary Dickens[1], one of the sisters of Charles Dickens

c.1840 Resident Engineer on the Blackwall Railway

Accompanied Lieut. Waghorn through Italy

Honorary Secretary for The Society for Improvement of Towns

Secretary of the first board of health


1861 Living at Little Ealing, age 48, Chief Superintending Inspector, Local Government Act Offices, with Letitia M Austin 44, Florence H Dickens 10[2]

1861 Died in Ealing; his will was proved by Charles Dickens[3]





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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1861 census
  3. National Probate Calendar