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William George Peirce

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1838 Born in Canterbury

1891 Borough Water Works engineer in Richmond[1]

1893 Vice president Society of Engineers

1895 Elected President of the Society of Engineers.

1911 Resident water works engineer, living in Richmond with Sarah Peirce 69, Bertha Peirce 40, Lilian Peirce 38, Bessie Peirce 34, Alfred Peirce 30, May Peirce 24, and grandsons William John Peirce 8, Martin Weatley Peirce 7[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 census
  2. 1911 census