Edmund Grove (1823-1911)
1823 Born in Clapham, Surrey, son of Thomas Clapham, a fishmonger
Became London representative for Cochrane and Co, Woodside Ironworks, Dudley.
1850 Elected as an Associate of the Inst of Civil Engineers
1851 A civil engineer, living with his parents in Clapham
1857 of 11 Park St, Westminster
1858 An ironfounder, of Middlesbrough, when he married Martha Jane Sale in Rugby
1871 Edmund Grove 48, iron founder and engineer, lived in Guisborough with Martha J Grove 35
1901 Edmund Grove 78, retired ironfounder, lived in Shoreham with his sister in law, Mary Ann Sale 74, and nephew Walter M Grove 44
1911 Died in Preston, Brighton
1911 Obituary 
EDMUND GROVE, born on the 15th February, 1823, died on the 11th February, 1911.
In the early days of railway development, he was engaged on the survey and construction of a number of lines, especially in the eastern counties.
Mr. Grove was elected an Associate of The Institution on the 3rd December, 1850, and was subsequently placed in the class of Associate Members. His name had thus been borne on the Roll over 60 years.
Sources of Information
- 1851 census
- Parish records
- 1861 census
- 1871 census
- 1901 census
- national probate calendar
- 1911 Institution of Civil Engineers: Obituaries
- Civil Engineer records