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Henry Osborne Baldry

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Henry Osborne Baldry (1852-1940), civil engineer

c.1852 Born in Boston, Lincs., son of James D. Baldry, civil engineer, and his wife Susannah

1861 Lived in Chelsea with his parents[1]

1871 Pupil civil engineer, lodging in Hunslet, Leeds[2]

1877 Became an Associate of Inst Civil Engineers

1880s resident engineer on the Didcot, Newbury and Southampton Railway. Lived in Winchester

1882 Married Florence Ellen Bristowe in Camberwell[3]

1886 Member of Inst CE; of 66 High Street, Winchester; in May moved to 21 Queen Anne's Gate, London SW

1891 Civil engineer and railway contractor, employer, lived with his family in Kirkby in Ashfield, Notts[4]

1906 of 21 Queen Anne's Gate, London SW

1911 Henry Osborne Baldry 59, Civil Engineer and Contractor, employer, lived in Leighton Buzzard with Florence Ellen Baldry 52, Violet Frances Baldry 26, Gwendolyn Mabel Baldry 24[5]

1916 Travelled to Canada via New York.

1940 Died in St Mawes, Cornwall age 88[6][7]


1940 Obituary [8]



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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 census
  2. 1871 census
  3. BMD
  4. 1891 census
  5. 1911 census
  6. BMD
  7. National Probate calendar
  8. The Engineer 1940 Jan-Jun: Index
  • Civil Engineer Lists