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Charles Samuel Craven

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Charles Samuel Craven (1863- )

1922 M.Inst.C.E., Civil Engineer, Whitwell, Isle of Wight. T. A.: "Whitwell, Isle of Wight." b. 1863; m. 1st, M. E. Gillingham (d. 19I0 ); 2nd, in 1917, E. V. Goody, d. of the late Rev. C. Goody, Vicar of Whetstone. Served articles with R. Robinson, M.Inst.C.E., Darlington. Clerk of Works on various schemes in Leeds and Maidstone; on Parliamentary work re Derwent Valley Water Scheme; Assistant Director of Works, Lagos Colony; Water Investigation Engineer on the Gold Coast, ultimately Resident Engineer, carrying out the Accra Water Works at cost of over Ej3oo ,000 , and partially carrying out the Sekondi Water Works (to cost over a quarter of a million), retiring from the service before the latter was finished. Club: St. Stephen's, Westminster.

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