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Charles Frederick Gripper (1844-1883), railway contractor and civil engineer
1844 March 23rd. Born at Hertfordshire (Ware?) the son of Joseph Gripper, a Maltster, and his wife Caroline
1878 Mention as the contractor for the sewage works at Colwick.
1878 July. Married at Ware. No name given.
1879 Wrote 'Railway Tunnelling in Heavy Ground'
1881 Living at Ravenscroft, Putney: Charles F. Gripper (age 37 born Hertfordshire), Civil Engineer and Contractor. With his wife Laura F. Gripper (age 31 born Bradford) and their children; Beatrice E. Gripper (age 6 born Bradford); Mary E. L. Gripper (age 4 born Bradford); and Caroline M. Gripper (age 3 born Nottingham). Four servants.