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Henry Francis Ross

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Henry Francis Ross (1819-1894)

1894 Obituary [1]

HENRY FRANCIS ROSS, second son of Mr. Edward Dalhousie ROSS, a gentleman of independent means, was born in his father’s house in Great George Street, Westminster, on the 24th of July, 1819.

It was not until after the great demand for railways had set in at home and abroad, nearly fifty years ago, that he turned his attention to engineering studies and his first practical work commenced in the year 1852, when he joined his brother, O. C. D. Ross, in Spain, where the latter was engaged at the time as Resident Engineer on the first of the great trunk lines of railway constructed in that country, between Madrid and the Mediterranean Port of Alicante.....[more]

1894 Obituary [2]

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