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Francis Brady

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Chief Engineer of the South Eastern Railway

1830 Born in Ireland

1841 Michael Brady 40, land surveyor, lived in Sevenoaks, Kent with Catherine Brady 36, Joseph Brady 13, Francis Brady 11, Mary Brady 8, Catherine Brady 4, William Brady 1[1]

Pupil under his father, Michael Brady, of Brigg, Lincs., on road construction, etc

c.1848 Started engineering work for the South Eastern Railway

1851 Married Louisa Freman in Paddington[2]

c.1855 Resident engineer of the Direct Tonbridge (?) Railway

c.1862 Resident engineer for the Dartford Branch.

1868 Member of the Inst Civil Engineer

1871 Francis Brady 41, civil engineer, lived in St Marylebone, London with his Sister-in-law, Amelia M Brady, 37, Joseph H Brady, 20, Catharine M Brady 15[3]

1881 Francis Brady 59, civil engineer, lived in St Marylebone, London with Amelia M. Brady 47, Mary L. Brady 21[4]

1911 Francis Brady 80, consulting engineer, lived in London with Mary L Brady 50[5]

1919 Died in Kensington[6]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1841 census
  2. BMD
  3. 1871 census
  4. 1881 census
  5. 1911 census
  6. BMD