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Thomas Henry Maudslay

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Thomas Henry Maudslay (1792-1864) of Maudslay, Sons and Field

1792 Born eldest son of Henry Maudslay

Demonstrated considerable commercial ability, which contributed to the progress of the firm Maudslay, Sons and Field both during and after his father's life.

1820 Thomas Maudslay, became a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers.[1]

1831 He gave evidence before a select committee of the House of Commons on steam navigation.

1851 Thomas H. Maudslay 57, mechanical engineer, lived in Brixton; also in the house were Elizabeth Maudslay 59, Henry Maudslay 28, mechanical engineer, Elizabeth H Maudslay 23, Thomas Henry Maudslay 21, mechanical engineer; there were also three visitors: Susanah Duke 58, George D Kittoe 33, mechanical engineer, and Kirby Kittoe 30, surgeon[2]

Maudslay purchased an estate at Banstead Park, Surrey, was twice married and had at least two sons Henry Maudslay, Junior and Thomas Henry Maudslay, Junior

1864 He died of heart disease at Knight's Hill, Norwood, London, on 23 April 1864 and was buried at Woolwich.

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Sources of Information

  • Biography of Henry Maudslay, by R. Angus Buchanan, ODNB [1]

Institution of Civil Engineers