Frederick George Ross
Frederick George Ross (1849-1920)
1921 Obituary 
FREDERICK GEORGE Ross was born at Basingstoke on 5th April 1849.
He served an apprenticeship at the Mina de Santo Domingo, Portugal, and completed it at the Salisbury Iron Works, Salisbury.
He next returned to Portugal as engineer and millwright at Oporto for a short time, and then sailed as engineer on various steamers, subsequently becoming chief engineer to Messrs. Rathbone Brothers on the Star Line of steamers.
After holding for a short time the post of superintendent engineer to the Perim Coal Co., Perim, he was appointed engineer-in-charge of the Indian Manufacturing Co.'s mills at Bombay.
In 1901 he started in business in Bombay as consulting engineer and acted as Lloyd's Surveyor.
His death took place at Bombay on 25th March 1920, in his seventy-first year.
He became an Associate Member of this Institution in 1901.