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Arthur Harry Haigh

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Arthur Harry Haigh (1858- )

1922 B.Sc., M Inst.C.E Civil Engineer (Railways, Tubes, Waterworks, Canals), 2140, Beach Drive, Oak Bay, Victoria, British Columbia, and London, England; b. 1858; s. of John Haigh, solicitor, and Mrs. Haigh, née Bowers; m. 1884, Mary, d. of John B. Nicholson, Whitby. Ed. Huddersfield College and Owens College, Manchester. Articled to John B. Newton, on Whitby, Redcar and Middlesbrough Railway construction. Ordnance Surveyor and Examiner, Assistant Government Engineer, Natal Railways, South Africa; Railway Engineer to Dundee Coal Co., Natal; Waterworks Engineer to Newcastle Corporation, Natal; District Engineer, Cape Government Railways, South Africa; Chief Resident Engineer, Baker Street and Waterloo Railway; Assistant Engineer, Welland Ship Canal, Canada, etc. Publication: "Subaqueous Tunnelling through the Thames Gravel" (the Institution of Civil Engineers).

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