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Archibald Septimus Knox

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Archibald Septimus Knox (1887- )

1922 Assoc.M.Inst. C.E., Civil Engineer, Cawnpore, United Provinces, India. T. A.: "Knox, Cawnpore." b. 1887; s. of James Knox, Nuneaton, and Elizabeth Florence Knox; In. Ellen Muriel Barber. Ed. Nuneaton Grammar School; Oundle School. Articled pupil with Willcox and Raikes, Consulting Engineers, Westminster and Birmingham. Engineering Assistant to Willcox & Raikes; Chief Assistant to T. J. Moss Flower, Consulting Engineer, Westminster and Bristol. 194-8— Assistant Sanitary Engineer, Public Works Department, United Provinces, India. 1918-20—Executive Engineer, Well Borings Division, United Provinces, India; Executive Engineer, 3rd Sanitary Division, United Provinces. 1920—Manager, Ford & MacDonald, Engineers and Contractors, Cawnpore, India. Chief Works: Preparation of Cawnpore Drainage Scheme, £210,000; construction of part of Cawnpore Drainage Scheme, L4,oco; Jhansi Water Supply Scheme, £100,000; Cawnpore Sewage Farm Schemes, £36,000; Cawnpore Water Supply Extensions, L35,000; Lucknow Sewage Farm Scheme, L6,500; Allahabad Sewage Farm Scheme, £7,coo; construction of Tube Wells for the Shahjahanpur and Bareilly and Cawnpore cantonments; preparation of Ghazi uddin Hyder Canal Scheme, Lucknow, L6o,coo. Member of United Provinces Priority Committee. Member of Cawnpore Club.

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