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James More, Junior

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James More, Junior (1856- ), M.I.C.E., F.R.S.E.

1855 Born in Sandyford, Glasgow, son of James More

1872-74 Apprentice to a civil engineer in Glasgow, working on sewerage and water works

Also involved in railway construction work

1879-80 Worked in various function at the Milton Iron Works

1881 Civil engineer, lodging in Greenock West[1]

1881-2 Resident engineer on street construction in Glasgow

1882 Became engineer and manager to Dick, Kerr and Co, 101 Leadenhail St., involved in construction of various tramways.

1886 Employed at Dick, Kerr and Co., 101 Leadenhail St, London, when he was elected Associate Member of Inst of Civil Engineers

1896 of 49 Orlando Road, Clapham, S W

1896 Elected Member I.C.E.

1906 of 74 George Street, Edinburgh (Theodolite, Edinburgh); F.R.S.E.

1916 Still a member of I.C.E. but no address given

See Also

  • Civil engineer proposal

Sources of Information

  1. 1881 census