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William Daniel Anderson (1808-1842)
1825 William Anderson, Junior, Engineer, Abingdon Street, became a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers.
1843 Obituary 
Mr. W. D. Anderson was a pupil of our first President, Mr. Telford, after whose decease he travelled in Italy, whence he sent to the Anderson Institution a series of drawings of the Ponte Santa Trinita at Florence.
He then gave plans for, and was appointed engineer to, the Exeter Water-works, which situation he resigned in 1837, in order to become engineer to the corporation of Newcastle-on-Tyne, where he constructed some important works.
Ill health obliged him to resign this latter appointment in the year 1841, and his decease took place during the last summer.