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John George Thornton Coddington

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John George Thornton Coddington (1841-1891).

Engineer in Chief to the River Suck Drainage Board and son of Henry Coddungton.

1891 Died aged 49.

1891 Obituary [1]

. . . . Early in 1868 Mr. Coddington proceeded to India under a five years’ covenant with the Government. He was posted to the Irrigation Department of the North Western Provinces, and in this branch he served till his resignation in 1879. After a short period of secretariat duty he held charge of the Survey for the Fatehgarh Branch of the Lower Ganges Canal. . . . [more]

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