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Frederick Winfried LaTrobe-Bateman

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Frederick Winfried LaTrobe Bateman, of 5 Victoria St, London

1872 Born, Frederick Winfried Bateman, in Camden, London[1] son of William Fairbairn Bateman, assistant curate, and Mildred Jane Bateman[2], grandson of John Frederic Bateman, civil engineer.

1883 His father assumed, by Royal Licence, the prefix surname and arms of La Trobe, 1883.[3]

1894 Pupil under R. C. Parsons designing piers and various works

By 1897 his father was using the middle name La-Trobe[4]

1897 Assistant to Sir Benjamin Baker on construction of the Central London Railway

c.1898 Married Dorothy

1899 Assistant to W. Fox on design of various water supply and sewerage schemes in different countries

1901 Joined Inst of Civil Engineers

1911 Transferred to member of Inst Civil Engineers

1911 Civil engineer, living in St Pancras with Dorothy 33, John Saunders Latrobe Bateman age 5; their other child was not at home[5]

1952 Died in Goring on Thames[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. Baptism records
  3. Cambridge University Alumni
  4. Clergy List
  5. 1911 census
  6. National Probate Calendar
  • Civil Engineer Records