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Richard Haworth Clayton

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Richard Haworth Clayton (1848-1915)

1916 Obituary [1]

RICHARD HAWORTH CLAYTON, born near Accrington on the 12th October, 1868, died at Sedgley Park, Manchester, on the 7th November, 1915.

He was trained under the late Mr. William Hunt, M. Inst. C.E., on the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway, and served on that Company’s engineering staff during the whole of his professional career. For nearly 30 years he was engaged on parliamentary, maintenance, widening and construction work on various parts of the railway system. Recently he acted as Resident and Maintenance Engineer of the Dearne Valley Railway, and at the time of his death was stationed at the headquarters at Manchester.

He was elected an Associate Member on the 3rd December, 1895, and was transferred to the class of Members on the 12th January, 1909.

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