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John Brewer Saunders

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Civil Engineer and Telegraph Engineer

c.1834 Born in Monmouth

1856 Married Amy Trood in Bridgewater[1]

1852-1870 was one of the superintendents of the Electric Telegraph Co

1857 Established his own company (presumably) J. B. Saunders and Co

1872 Of Taunton, had been operating his own business for several years; joined the Society of Telegraph Engineers[2]

1879 Member of IEE

1881 John B. Saunders 47, telegraph engineer, living in Newton Abbot, with Amy Saunders 44, William Henry Radcliffe Saunders, telegraph engineer, 23, Amy Katie Saunders 21, Earnest C. Saunders 19, Harry P. Saunders 18, Florence May Saunders 13, Elsie Mary Saunders 9, Percy Saunders 3[3]

1891 Electrical engineer, living in East Teignmouth[4]

1895 A telegraph engineer; died in Newton Abbot[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. Electrical Engineer Records
  3. 1881 census
  4. 1891 census
  5. BMD
  • National Probate Calendar