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Arthur Maudslay Brotherhood

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Arthur Maudslay Brotherhood (1867-1893)

1893 Obituary [1]

ARTHUR MAUDSLAY BROTHERHOOD was born in London on 11th July 1867, being the eldest son of Mr. Peter Brotherhood.

After working in his father's factory from October 1883 to Easter 1885, he followed the engineering course at University College under Professor Alexander B. W. Kennedy during the two sessions 1885-6 and 1886-7.

He next served his time as an engineering pupil at the London and North Western Railway works at Crewe under Sir. Webb from August 1887 to August 1890; a year of this time was passed in the drawing office and in the locomotive out-door department; and he remained there as draughtsman until December 1890.

In 1891 he joined his father's staff as assistant general manager, and held this position up to his death, which took place at his father's residence in London, from typhoid fever, on 6th December 1893, in the twenty-seventh year of his age.

He became a Member of this Institution in 1891.

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