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Joseph Fell Redman

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Joseph Fell Redman, consulting engineer

1850 Born in Lewisham

1866 Apprenticed to Bevington and Topham of Bermondsey, general engineers, contractor and founder.

c.1872 Joined John Stewart and Sons, Blackwall

1875-85 Draughtsman at Allan Line works at Liverpool

1880-1 Resident inspector at Glasgow for the hull and machinery of S S Parisian

1885-to at least 1903: Marine and engineering superintendent for Allan Line in London

1887 Joined Inst of Naval Architects

1890 Joined Society of Arts

1896 Joined Inst of Marine Engineers

c.1898 Also superintendent for Wilsons and Furness-Leyland Line

1901 Joseph Fell Redman 50, engineer and architect, lived in East Ham with Eliza Sarah Redman 48, Joseph Holdom Redman 20, Hilda Mary Redman 18, Esther Gaskall Redman 16, Thirza Redman 14, William Fell Redman 13, Olivia Maud Redman 9, Arthur John Redman 7[1]

1903 Became a member of the Inst of Mech Eng[2]

1911 Joseph Fell Redman 60, Consulting Engineer & surveyor, lived in Forest Gate, Eliza Sarah Redman 58, Joseph Holden Redman 30, Hilda Mary Redman 28, Esther Gaskell Redman 26, Thirza Redman 25, William Fell Redman 23, Olivia Maud Redman 19, Arthur John Redman 17[3]

1925 Died in Chepstow[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1901 census
  2. Mechanical Engineering records
  3. 1911 census
  4. BMD
  • Mechanical Engineering records