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Charles Arthur Richards Farrell

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Charles Arthur Richards Farrell (1870- )

1922 B.Sc., Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Municipal Engineer, Town Hall, Port of Spain, Trinidad; b. 1870. Ed. Boys' Model School and Queen's Royal College, Trinidad (Winner of an Island Scholarship, 1887); Edinburgh University, 1889-92; graduated B.Sc. in Engineering, 1892; First Certificate and Prize in Surveying, University College, London, July, 1892. Admitted to practise as a Sworn Surveyor in the Colony of Trinidad and Tobago, November, 1892, and was engaged on Government and private surveys till June, 1896. In June, 180, Assistant Surveyor on survey of Port of Spain, Trinidad, for proposed Water and Sewerage Works. In 1898, Assistant to Engineer-in-Charge, Waterworks Extension, and afterwards as Assistant Engineer and Chief Draughtsman, Water and Sewerage Works. In 1904, Town Superintendent of Port of Spain under Board of Town Commissioners. On the amalgamation of this Board with the Water and Sewerage Authority in 1907 was First Assistant Engineer under the new Town Board; City Engineer on several occasions, and appointed City Engineer, January, 1918. Now City Engineer and Engineer of Water and Sewerage Works, Port of Spain, Trinidad, British West Indies.

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