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John Wright (1799-1880)

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c.1799 Born in Walworth, Surrey

1830 Elected Associate member of the Institution of Civil Engineers

1840 of Dover when he was elected Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers

1851 John Wright 52, civil engineer, lived in North Aylesford, with Mary Wright 27, John Arthur Wright 9, Mary Emma Wright 7, Richd Ernest Wright 3, Alfred Wright 2[1]

1861 John Wright 61, civil engineer, lived in Frindsbury with Mary Wright 46, Mary Emma Wright 17, Richard Ernest Wright 13, Alfred Wright 12, Edward James Wright 9 and visitors Joseph Cubitt and his family[2]

1871 John Wright 12, civil engineer, lived in Rochester with Mary Wright 57, Edward I Wright, articled pupil (civil engineer) 19[3]

1880 Died in Rochester[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1851 census
  2. 1861 census
  3. 1871 census
  4. National Probate calendar
  • Civil Engineer Lists