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John Eardley Yerburgh

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c.1850 Born in Edinburgh

1851 Richard Yerburgh 33, ap. chaplain of Millbank Prison[1], Susan 29, Richard E 4, Susan Edith 2, John Eardly Yerburgh 1, Rachael F 1 Mo, lived in Cheriton, Kent[2]

1875 Civil engineer, joined the St Georges Lodge of Harmony in Liverpool[3]

1881 Railway contractor, living Spalding, Lincs, with Annie Yerburgh 23, Annie R. Yerburgh 1, Ethel M. Yerburgh 4 months[4]

1882 Elected Associate of the Inst of Civil Engineers[5]

1891 Lived at North Wingfield, Derbys[6]

1901 of Wavendon Lodge, Woburn Sands, Beds., had joint offices at 21 Queen Anne's Gate, London with Henry Osborne Baldry [7]

1911 Contractor for Railways and Docks, employer, lived in Wavendon Lodge, Wavendon, Buckinghamshire, with Annie Yerburgh 53, his daughter Dorothea Gertrude Yerburgh 27, and grand-daughter Heather Shirley Magor 1[8]

1916 Was still in business at 21 Queen Anne's Gate[9]

1924 Died in Cuckfield, Sussex[10]

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Sources of Information

  1. Cambridge University Alumni
  2. 1851 census
  3. Freemason registers
  4. 1881 census
  5. Civil Engineer Lists
  6. Kelly's Directory
  7. London Electoral Register
  8. 1911 census
  9. Civil Engineer Lists
  10. BMD