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Charles James Bowstead

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Charles James Bowstead (1846-1916)

1916 Obituary [1]

CHARLES JAMES BOWSTEAD, born in London on the 7th August, 1846, died at Chalford, Gloucestershire, on the 26th April, 1916.

After gaining experience on the North Eastern Railway, he went out in 1873 to India as a Resident Engineer on the construction of the Great Southern of India (now South Indian) Railway.

Subsequently he became a Resident Engineer on the Madras Railway.

Before retiring to his home in Gloucestershire, he was occupied on professional work in Mexico.

He was elected an Associate on the 4th April, 1876, was subsequently placed among the Associate Members, and was transferred to the class of Members on the 22nd February, 1881.

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