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Eardley Maitland

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Major-General Eardley Maitland, R.A.

Expert on guns and ordnance

1833 Born in Brighton

Educated at the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich

Commissioned in the Royal Artillery

1871 Eardley Maitland 37, Captain in the Royal Artillery, lived in Plumstead Wood, Woolwich, with Elizabeth O Maitland 37, Ella L C Maitland 8, Emily Maitland 6[1]

1880 Superintendent, Royal Gun Factory, Woolwich

1893 Promoted to rank of Colonel

1885 Proposed for Associate membership of the Inst of Civil Engineers

1888 Major-General Maitland was proposed for membership of Inst Mech Engineers

1890 of 111 New Bond Street, London, W.

1891 Eardley Maitland 57, Colonel, late of Royal Artillery, lived in London, with Caroline H Maitland 45, Helene V A Maitland 5, Eardley T Maitland 2[2]

1911 Died in London[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1871 census
  2. 1891 census
  3. National probate calendar
  • Civil engineer records
  • Mechanical engineer records