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Edwin Harry Alfred Heinke

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1858 Born in London, son of John William Heinke[1]

1873 Went through the shops of Nasmyth, Wilson and Co

1878 Moved to Sharp, Stewart and Co

1879 Vulcan Foundry, Newton le Willows

1880-8 Locomotive department of London, Chatham and Dover Railway

Assistant locomotive superintendent in Argentina

1889 Associate of Inst Civil Engineers

Moved to Venezuela

1891 Married Emily Beatrice R Rumble in Bromley[2] but she died in 1893[3]

1895 Member of I Mech E

1909 of Bristol; died in Buenos Aires[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. BMD
  3. National probate calendar
  4. National Probate calendar
  • Civil Engineer records