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Frederick Attock

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Frederick Attock (1846-1902) was Carriage Superintendent of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway

1846 Born in Liverpool son of George Attock

1861 George Attock 49, master coachmaker, lived in Stratford, West Ham with Hepzibah Attock 48, Mary Curtis Attock 21, Frederick Attock 15, apprentice to coach maker, Phoebe Ann Attock 10[1]

1881 Fredrick Attock 35, Rly Carriage & Waggon Superintendent, widower, lived in Prestwich with Hephzibah Attock 69, George Henry Attock 7, Fredrick William Attock 5[2]

1893 Frederick Attock, engineer, widower, married Elizabeth Newall in Willesden[3]

1901 Frederick Attock 55, retired engineer, lived in Ambleside with Ellen Mary Attock 31, Mary Grace Attock 29[4]

1902 Obituary [5]

FREDERICK ATTOCK died on the 21st May, 1902, at his residence, Garden Hill, Windermere.

He was born at Liverpool on the 10th February, 1846, and served an apprenticeship under his father, Mr. George Attock, then Superintendent of the Carriage and Wagon Department of the Great Eastern Railway.

He succeeded his father in that post in the year 1874, and in 1877 he was appointed Superintendent of the Carriage and Wagon Department of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway, which office he held until 1895, when he retired owing to ill health.

Mr. Attock was elected an Associate of the Institution on the 5th December, 1882, and transferred to Member on the 3rd February, 1891.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 census
  2. 1881 census
  3. Parish records
  4. 1901 census
  5. 1902 Institution of Civil Engineers: Obituaries