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Robert Nicol Reid (1829-1908), telegraph engineer
Presumably worked for his father - William Reid
1851 William Reed 53, Engineer, lived in Tottenham Court Road, with Jane Reed 48, Jane H Reed 28, William Reed 26, Helen W Reed 23, Robert N Reed 21, Mary A Reed 19, James Reed 17, Matilda Reed 15, Hannah Reed 12
1881 Telegraph engineer, employer of 26 men and 2 boys, lived in Islington, with his widowed sister in law, Emma, 41, and his nephew Edwin J. Reid, articled to an architect. Presumably a partner in Reid Brothers, Engineers
1901 Telegraph engineer, employer, lived in Holloway with Emma Reid, widow, and his niece, Gladys E. Reid, 18
1908 Died in Islington