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James Walker Sutton

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James Walker Sutton (1854-1914)

1914 Obituary [1]

JOSEPH WALKER SUTTON, born at Scotby, near Carlisle, on the 23rd September, 1854, died on the 6th April, 1914.

After completing his apprenticeship with Messrs. C. I’Anson and Son, Whessoe Foundry, Darlington, he served successively as a draughtsman with the Mersey Iron and Steel Company, Liverpool, as a marine engineer in the Atlantic, and in the Crewe Locomotive Works of the London and North Western Railway.

He was next employed on the construction of the Manchester Ship Canal and on the staff of Messrs. Willans and Robinson.

In 1891 he entered the service of Messrs. Maw, Dredge and Hollingsworth, and at the time of his last illness he was employed on the technical staff of Engineering.

Mr. Sutton was elected an Associate Member of The Institution on the 7th December, 1886

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