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Daniel Connery

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Daniel Connery (1853-1922)

1922 Obituary[1]

"The late Mr. Daniel Connery.— We regret to have to announce the death, which occurred at his residence, Mendip Lodge, 81, Worple-road, Wimbledon, on Friday, the 15th inst., of Mr. Daniel Connery, engineer to Messrs. C. H. Walker and Co., Limited, of 15, Great George-street, Westminster. Mr. Connery was born in Ireland on December 20, 1853; he was educated as a civil engineer from 1871 to 1875 at Queen’s University, Cork, obtaining the degree of Bachelor of Engineering with first honours, gold medal and Peel Prize, and, later, the degree of Master in Engineering. He then entered the service of Mr. T. A. Walker as contractor’s engineer, where he was actively engaged on a number of civil engineering and harbour works. Subsequently, Mr. Connery became engineer to Messrs. Price, Wills' and Reeves, contractors responsible, among other works, for a section of the Central London Railway, for the Brompton and Piccadilly, and Hampstead Tube Railways, the extension from Whitechapel to Bow of the District Railway, the Rotherhithe Tunnel, and dock works in the Provinces. In 1911 be became engineer to Messrs. C. H. Walker and Co., Limited, who have carried out considerable contracts both in this country and in Buenos Ayres, and continued in their service until his death. Mr. Connery had been a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers since 1898."

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