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Samuel Fothergill Watson Fothergill

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Samuel Fothergill Watson Fothergill (1874-1915)


1915 Obituary [1]

SAMUEL FOTHERGILL WATSON FOTHERGILL was horn in London on 23rd December 1874.

He was educated at Elstree and Harrow, and served an apprenticeship of two years, 1891-1893, with Messrs. Reader and Sons, Nottingham; of three years on the Somerset and Dorset Joint Railway, 1893-1896; and of two years with Messrs. Maudslay, Sons and Field, 1896-1898.

In the latter year he became managing director to Messrs. E. Reader and Sons, and was holding this position at the time of his death, which occurred on 16th January 1915, at the age of forty.

He was elected an Associate Member of this Institution in 1904.


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