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Thomas Nuttall

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Thomas Nuttall (1838-1900)

Died 1900 aged 62.[1]

1900 Obituary [2]

THOMAS NUTTALL, born at Bury on the 20th February, 1808, was educated at the Grammar School in that town.

In 1854 he was articled for five years to Messrs. Gorton and Cross, of Bury, mining engineers and surveyors, in whose employment he subsequently remained.

In 1863 he commenced business on his own account in Broad Street, Bury.

Among the works on which Mr. Nuttall was employed may be mentioned the surveys for the Sheffield, Buxton and Liverpool Railways, the Lancashire Union Railways, for the waterworks at Stockport, Sheffield, Sunderland, Nottingham, Wakefield, Derby, Newcastle and Gateshead, Matlock and Newark, and for Moston Colliery, North Wales.

He acted as Land Steward for the Trustees of Bury Grammar School, and as Surveyor to the District Councils of Kearsley, Ramsbottom and Prestwich. He had considerable practice in Lancashire in arbitration cases and as a Parliamentary Surveyor.

Mr. Nuttall was a Fellow of the Surveyors’ Institution, a Member of the Incorporated Association of Municipal and County Engineers, and in 1889 President of the Manchester District Society of Surveyors, Land Agents and Valuers.

He died at his residence, Fernsholme, Bury, on the 6th May, 1900.

Mr. Nuttall was elected an Associate of the Institution on the 7th May, 1872, and was subsequently placed in the class of Associate Members.

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