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Robert Henry Ryan

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Robert Henry Ryan (1845-1909)

1910 Obituary [1]

ROBERT HENRY RYAN, born in Carlow, Ireland, on the 14th April, 1845, died at Kingston, Co. Dublin, on the 31st December, 1909.

Trained under his eldest brother, the late Mr. John Ryan, he was for 11 years Engineer of Waterford City, constructing during that time the new waterworks, as Resident Engineer for Messrs. T. and C. Hawksley, and then for 12 years Engineer on the water-supply works of Sydney, New South Wales, under the late Mr. E. O. Moriarty.

Subsequently he rejoined Messrs. Hawksley’s staff, and was last engaged on the construction of the Waskerley waterworks, Co. Durham.

Mr. Ryan was elected a Member of The Institution on the 6th December, 1887.

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