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John Taylor and Sons (of London)

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Civil engineers, of Caxton House, Westminster, London SW (1909)

of 38 Victoria St, Westminster, London (1919)

The partnership had responsibility for many water supply and sewerage schemes in different parts of Britain and abroad.

1869 John Taylor went into partnership with James Simpson, Junior

1877 Mr George Gooch was appointed assistant to John Taylor.

1882 John Taylor's partnership with Mr. Simpson ended and Taylor continued to act as Consulting Engineer for various Water Companies.

1882 John Taylor took his 2 sons, Edward Brough Taylor and (presumably Gotfred Midgley Taylor), into partnership

1891 On his father’s death, Edward Brough Taylor became senior partner, a position which he held for 50 years.

1894 William Santo Crimp joined the firm as a partner which became John Taylor Sons and Santo Crimp.

By 1914 was again known as John Taylor and Sons[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, Jan 21, 1914