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John Watson (c1816-1890) Civil engineer
c.1816 Born in Blackburn
1848 Associate of Inst. Civil Engineers
1851 December 11th. Married at Darlington to Elizabeth Overend
1857 Member of Inst. Civil Engineers, working in Lancaster
1861 John Watson 44 Elizabeth Watson 33 Lucy Elizabeth Watson (age 8 born Morecambe) John O Watson (age 7 born Tottenham) Emeline H Watson 5 Ada M Watson 3 Florence F Watson 2 Nancy M Watson 6 mo
1864 of Albion Lodge, Stamford Hill; offices at 47 Parliament St, London SW
1881 Living at More Coombe Lodge, Tottenham: John Watson (age 65 born Blackburn), Civil Engineer. With his wife Elizabeth Watson (age 51 born Bentham) and their children Emeline Watson (age 25 born Tottenham); Ada May Watson (age 23 born Tottenham); Kate Nell Watson (age 20 born Tottenham); and Rose Olive Watson (age 14 born Tottenham). Four servants.
1885 of 70 Bishopsgate, London EC
1890 August 8th. Died age 74. 'On the 8th Inst., at Colintraive, Beckenham, John Watson, M.I.C.E., in his 75th year'