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J. and W. Purves

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of 52 Queen st. Exeter

Consulting Engineers

John Archibald Purves and William Thompson Purves

1902 Mentioned as J. and W. Purves, consulting engineers of Exeter and Edinburgh - to make a survey of Dartmouth Harbour.[1]

1912 Requesting contractors for the Honiton Electric Light generating Station. J. and W. Purves, Consulting Engineers, 11 Bedford Circus, Exeter.[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Monday 01 December 1902
  2. Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Wednesday 06 March 1912