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Exham Phillips

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Exham Phillips (1847-1899)

1899 Obituary [1]

Exham Phillips was born in Cork in 1847. After receiving his early education there, he served an apprenticeship from 1859 to 1866 in the engineering works of Messrs. Richard Perrott and Sons, Cork. He then matriculated in the department of engineering at the Queen's College, Cork, of the Royal Irish University, and studied in the course from 1867 to 1869.

From 1869 to 1885 he was manager of the Neville Iron Works of Messrs. Walker and Emly, Newcastle-on-Tyne.

In 1886 he became manager of the drawing office of Messrs. Thomas Bradford and Co., Crescent Iron Works, Salford, Manchester.

His death occurred on 27th March 1899 in the fifty-second year of his age.

He became an Associate Member of this Institution in 1895.

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