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Marjoribanks Keppel North

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Marjoribanks Keppel North (1865-1949)

1865 Born second s. of Charles North, of Rougham Hall, Norfolk.

Ed. Marlborough, and Freiburg, in Germany.

App. with Edward Easton and Co. M. Inst. C.E., of Westminster

1884 Student Inst. C. E.

Assistant on the Hastings, Brighton, Herts and Essex, and on other Water and Sewage Works; also on Drainage and Irrigation Works in Norfolk and Lincs.

1890 Asst. Engr., Santa Fe and Cordoba, G.S. Railway, Argentine

1892 Engr. for contractors main line extension, Central Argentine Railway to Peyrano, including the construction of bridges over Rivers Pavon, Sauce, and Saladillio

1893-6 Asst. Colonial Civil Engr. of British Guiana and 1900

1900 Acting Colonial Civil Engr., B.G.; also Member of the Court of Policy (Legislative Assembly), B.G.; and Chairman of Polder Canals Commissioners; Government Inspector of Railways., B.G., 1900

1900 Local Government Board., Whitehall, S.W.1.

1905 Married at Dewsbury to Edith Beatrice Armytage and had a son and daughter. WWI Lt. and Capt. R.E.

1922 Eng. Inspector, L.G.B.

1949 March 27th. Died at Amersham.

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