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Major General Charles Scrope Hutchinson, R.E, (1826-1912) Inspector of Railways
1826 Born in Hythe, Kent
1843 Joined Royal Engineers
1871 Lieut-Col RE retired, Government Inspector of railways, living in Kidbrooke, Kent, with Christina Hutchinson 43, Christina Hutchinson 18, Anne E Hutchinson 17, Mary J Hutchinson 14, Charles H Hutchinson 9, Isabel S Hutchinson 6
1876 Retired from the RE
1891 Major General RE, retired, Inspector of Railways, Board of Trade, living in Kidbrooke, Kent, with his wife Christina 63, his son George R 31, and his sister-in-law Elizabeth F Hutchinson (sic) 68
Responsible for all the principal enquiries into railway accidents
1895 Resigned his position with the Board of Trade
1901 Major General RE, retired, living in Kidbrooke, Kent
1911 Retired Major General, living in Kidbrooke, Kent, with various members of his family
1912 Obituary 
MAJOR-GENERAL CHARLES SCROPE HUTCHINSON, R.E., C.B., born at Hythe, Kent, on the 8th August, 1826, died at Blackheath on the 29th February, 1912.
He obtained his commission in 1843, becoming a substantive colonel in 1876, in which year he retired with the honorary rank of major-general.
Major-General Hutchinson was elected an Associate of The Institution on the 3rd March, 1874.