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Henry Provis

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Henry Provis (c1760-1830)

1792 Birth of son William Alexander Provis

Resident Engineer to the Grand Junction Canal Company

1820 Henry Provis, Themington(?), near Newport Pagnall, became a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers.[1]

1830 August 23rd. Death of Henry Povis, Civil Engineer, Age 70 years, of Sherrington in the county of Bucks.[2] [3]

1837 May. Death of his wife Mary Provis age 78. Sister to G. S. Marshall of Goodramgate, York.[4]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1820 Institution of Civil Engineers
  2. Chester Chronicle - Friday 27 August 1830
  3. Berkshire Chronicle - Saturday 04 September 1830
  4. Leeds Intelligencer - Saturday 27 May 1837