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Charles Ernest Tiplady

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Charles Ernest Tiplady (1870-c.1923)

1870 Born in Brazil


1923 Obituary [1]

CHARLES ERNEST TIPLADY was born on 8th November, 1870, at Bahia, Brazil.

He was educated at Halton and Blackburn Grammar Schools, and the Crystal Palace Engineering School and served his time with Messrs. Bowes, Scott & Western, Westminster, and the Electrical Engineering Shops of the Gunpowder Company, at Silvertown, subsequently becoming Assistant Engineer with the Bahia and Sao Francisco Railway, Brazil, and lately Assistant Engineer to Messrs. Miller & Collins, Consulting Engineers, Liverpool.

He then entered the Government Service, becoming, in 1903, an Assistant Engineer, Gold Coast Railways, in the employ of which railway he remained until 1914, when he was appointed an Assistant Constructional Engineer in the Sierra Leone Government Railways, finally becoming, in 1915, an Assistant Maintenance Engineer to the same Railway, which post he held until his death.

Mr. Tiplady was elected a Member of the Liverpool Engineering Society in 1902.


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