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Frank Stileman

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Frank Stileman (1851-1912)

1851 Born in Grange-over-Sands, son of Francis Croughton Stileman

1870-73 Pupil to Messrs McClean and Stileman

Resident engineer on the Barrow Docks Extension and other works of the Furness Railway Co

1876 Student member of the Inst of Civil Engineers

1881 Frank Stileman 29, civil engineer, living in Barrow in Furness, with Angelina S. Stileman 27, Francis W. H. Stileman 4, Frances E. Stileman 3, Cyril G. Stileman 1, and his father Francis C. Stileman 56[1]

1891 Civil engineer, living in Beckenham, with Lena Stillman 37, Florence E Stillman 13, Charles G Stillman 11, Lawrence F Stillman 9, Olivia Stillman 7[2]

1912 Obituary [3]

FRANK STILEMAN, born at Grange-over-Sands, Lancashire, in 1851, died in London on the 14th June, 1912.

Educated at Harrow, Hanover, and King's College, London, he was employed on the construction of docks at Barrow-in-Furness and later became Resident Engineer to the Furness Railway Company.

In 1889 he commenced consulting practice in London and in that capacity was responsible for works on the Thames, at Cardiff, in the Bristol Channel, Firth of Forth, Eastbourne, and Morecambe Bay. He was Consulting Engineer to the Furness Railway and other companies.

Mr. Stileman was elected an Associate of The Institution on the 29th May, 1877, and was transferred to the class of Members on the 1st May, 1883.

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