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Arthur Edward Kindersley

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Arthur Edward Kindersley (1863- )

1922 Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Coxwell Grove, Faringdon, Berks; b. 1863; m. in 1891. Ed. St. Mark's School, Windsor. Articled to H. Percy Boulnois, M.Inst.C.E., City Surveyor of Exeter and later Borough Engineer of Portsmouth. 1885-6—Clerk of Works in charge of construction of Canoe Lake, Southsea. 1887-91— Municipal Engineer, George Town, Penang, Straits Settlements. 1891—Prospecting for water supply for Florence in Italy. 1892-5—Assistant Engineer, Assam-Bengal Railway on Karimgunge, Shaistagunge and Chittagog sub-divisions. 1895-9—Executive Engineer, Nanmar Division HyderabadGodavery Valley Railway, 135 miles of survey and 45 miles of construction. 1900—Superintending Engineer, Famine Relief Works, Hyderabad, Deccan, India, in charge of various road and light railway surveys and construction. 1901-4—Chief Assistant Engineer, Northern Railway Construction, Ceylon, 140 miles. '904—Deputy Agent and Chief Engineer, KalkaSimla Railway. 1904-8--Executive Engineer, Hanzada-Kyangin Railway extension, Burma, of 66 miles length, including Ngawun Bridge of five spans of 150 feet, and one Scherzer Rolling Lift span of 20U feet, on piers 50 feet high, and founds on wells 90 feet deep. Also Kyangin-Nattalin survey of 40 miles. I 909—Executive Engineer for WaingyiNyaunglebin-Madauk, Myogwin-Zayathla, and Kyangin-Petye Railway surveys, Burma, of 63 miles. 1910-11—Executive Engineer for Irrawaddy Delta Railway surveys, Burma, including Hanzada-PantaI0 naw, Henzada-Akyaw, Kyontani-Yegye, and Myogwin-Yegy e lines, totalling about 160 miles. 1913— District Engineer, Toungos and Pegu-Moulmein districts of Burma Railways.

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