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Samuel Telford Dutton

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1838 Born in Manchester son of Samuel and Elizabeth Dutton[1]

1851 Samuel Dutton 44, retired civil engineer, lived on Guernsey with Elizabeth Dutton 39, Samuel T Dutton 12, Charles F Dutton 11, Elizabeth H Dutton 9, William B Dutton 3, Joseph O Dutton 6 Months[2]

1871 Samuel T Dutton 32, engineer and Manager, lived in Worcester with Lydia Dutton 25, Charles Dutton 2, Annie L Dutton 1[3]

1873 Petition by Thomas Clunes, Walter Holland, and Samuel Telford Dutton, all of the Vulcan Iron Works, in the city of Worcester, Engineers, in respect of the invention of "improvements in machinery or apparatus for working and inter-locking points and signals on railways."[4]

1879 Manager of Vulcan Ironworks, Worcester[5]

1881 Samuel T. Dutton 42, civil engineer, lived in Claines, Worcs., with Lydia Dutton 34, Charles Dutton 12, Ann L. Dutton 10, Samuel T. Dutton 9, Fredrick H. Dutton 7, Frank H. Dutton 6, Archibald F. Dutton 3[6]

1884 of Vulcan Ironworks, Worcester, became an Associate Member of Inst Civil Engineers[7]

c.1889 Established Dutton and Co, railway signal engineers

1911 Samuel Telford Dutton 72, consulting civil engineer, lived in Worcester with Lydia Dutton 64[8]

1919 Died in Ealing; Charles Dutton, engineer, was one of the executors[9]

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Sources of Information

  1. Bishop;s transcript
  2. 1851 census
  3. 1871 census
  4. London Gazette 30 Sept 1873
  5. Worcester alphabetical directory
  6. 1881 census
  7. Civil Engineer lists
  8. 1911 census
  9. National probate calendar