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Thomas Henry Makinson

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Thomas Henry Makinson (1861-1912)

1913 Obituary [1]

THOMAS HENRY MAKINSON, born in Devonshire in 1861, died suddenly in London on the 23rd October, 1912.

In youth he was employed under his father on railway construction in Sweden, and later in estate-development there.

Returning to England in 1892, he was employed first by Heenan and Froude, Manchester, and subsequently by the Great Central Railway Company on dock work and railway construction and maintenance until his transfer in 1906 to Marylebone, where he remained until his death.

Mr. Makinson was elected an Associate Member of The Institution on the 1st December, 1896.

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