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George Francis Gregory

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George Francis Gregory (1856-1902)



1902 Obituary [1]

GEORGE FRANCIS GREGORY was born in London on 17th March 1856, being the eldest son of the late Mr. G. B. Gregory, for many years Member of Parliament for East Sussex, and a leading London solicitor.

He was educated at Eton and Cambridge, and was called to the bar by the Inner Temple in 1882 and joined the South-Eastern Circuit.

His tastes were largely in the direction of civil and mechanical engineering, and he became an Associate of this Institution in 1889, taking great interest and pleasure in the Meetings and visits. He was a Justice of the Peace for Sussex, and took a prominent part in all local affairs.

He had been in ill-health for some few months prior to his death, which took place on 9th September 1902, at his residence Boarzell, Hurst Green, Sussex, at the age of forty-six.


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