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William Vye Paddon (1859-1890)
1891 Obituary 
. . . . In 1881 he went to Natal, and became Assistant to Mr. E. A. R. Innis, and in 1883 was appointed Assistant and Resident Engineer for the construction of the south breakwater of the Port Natal Harbour Works. Mr. Paddon was frequently in sole charge of the works at Durban, and satisfactorily contributed to their successful completion. . . . [more]