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George Colby Mackrow

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George Colby Mackrow (1830-1907), naval architect to the Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Co

1830 April 11th. Baptised at Limehouse the son of John Mackrow, W. I. Dock Officer, and his wife Sarah

1850 August 17th. Married at Shoreditch to Mary Maria Gosling. George is a Shipwright and his father is John Mackrow, a Wharfinger

1881 Living at Essex Lodge, Greengate Street, West Ham: George C. Mackrow (age 51 born Limehouse), Naval Architect. With his wife Mary M. Mackrow (age 52 born Poplar) and their children Henry J. Mackrow (age 27 born Poplar), Naval Architect; Marian Mackrow (age 20 born Poplar); and Florence Mackrow (age 17 born Poplar). One servant.[1]


1907 Obituary [2]

It is with great regret we have to announce the death of George C. Mackrow, the veteran naval architect to the Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Co, of Blackwall, . . . [more]


1907 Obituary [3]



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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 Census
  2. The Engineer 1907/02/15
  3. Engineering 1907 Jan-Jun: Index: General Index