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Percy Sewell Sheardown

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Percy Sewell Sheardown ( -1911)


1911 Obituary [1]

PERCY SEWELL SHEARDOWN received his early technical training under Professors Thompson and Perry at the City and Guilds Institute, where he gained first place with a medal in the final examination in 1894.

He was then for a short time assistant at the power station at Bray, and was afterwards engaged on the electrification of the tramway from Dublin to Dalkey.

He subsequently became chief electrical engineer to the Dublin United Tramways.

His health recently broke down through overwork, and he died on June 19, 1911.

He was a lecturer on engineering at Trinity College, Dublin, and became an Associate Member of the Institution in 1897, being transferred to full membership-in 1904.


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