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William Billinton (c1809-1860), Civil Engineer. Name often misspelt Billington.
c1809 Born at Wakefield
1832 W. Billinton of 14 Shaftsbury Terrace, Pimlico, Civil Engineer, became a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers.
1835 December 7th. Married at Wakefield - Wm. Billinton, Architect and Civil Engineer, to Miss Lumb the daughter of Henry Lumb, all of Wakefield.
1837 Described as of Wakefield by the Institution of Civil Engineers.
1838 Engineer for the Wakefield Waterworks
1845 April 5th. Birth of his son Robert John Billinton
1860 September 24th. Died. 'On the 24th inst., at the residence or R. J. Lumb, Esq., St. John's, Wakefield, William Billinton, Esq., C.E., of Great George-street, Westminster, and Wakefield, in the 52nd year of his age.'