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Alfred Williams (1834- )

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1834 Born in Worcester, son of E. Leader Williams

1851 Assistant to his father

1859 Resident engineer to the River Severn Commissioners

1865 Started work for Peto, Brassey and Betts on bridge works in Australia

1868 Worked with Mr W. B. Clegram on Gloucester and Berkeley Ship Canal

1872 Erected waterworks and public buildings

1873 Assisted Messrs Barnett and Gale with their Portishead Ship Dock contract

1884 Assistant engineer, Harbour and rivers department, New South Wales

1889 Principal assistant engineer, harbours and rivers department, NSW Government department under C. W. Darley

c.1890 Engineer on improvements to Sydney Harbour

1891 Member of Inst Civil Engineers


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