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William Russell (1850-1915)

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William Russell (1850-1915)

1915 Obituary [1]

WILLIAM RUSSELL, born in 1850 at Islington, died on the 27th April, 1915.

He served his pupilage with Messrs. Edwin Clark and Punchard, and in 1874 took charge for them as resident engineer of the construction of a mole and harbour at Callao, subsequently destroyed by earthquake.

He afterwards practised in partnership with Mr. Henry Wyndham in Westminster, especially in connection with floating docks, the large floating dock at Malta being designed and built by them. Mr. Russell retired from practice in 1890.

He was elected an Associate of the Institution on the 1st February, 1876, and was subsequently placed in the class of Associate Members.

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