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William Swainson Suart

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Major William Swainson Suart (1814-1882)

1883 Obituary [1]

. . . On proceeding to India in 1836 he became Assistant to the Civil Engineer and Architect in charge of all the Government public buildings in the Fort Town and Island of Bombay, and was also engaged on reclamation works in North Concan. Two years later he selected and surveyed the western half of the road to Nagpore, and the postal route from Bombay to Calcutta. From 1839 to 1843 Lieut. Suart was Engineer to the municipality of Bombay, . . .

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