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John Ellis Hughes (1846-1909)
1909 Obituary 
JOHN ELLIS HUGHES, born at Dolgelly in 1846, died in Glamorganshire on the 12th July, 1909.
He then turned his attention to water-supply engineering, and amongst other works, he had charge, from 1891 to 1903, for the Huddersfield Corporation, of reservoirs in the Wessenden Valley, and was engaged, at the time of his death, in constructing similar works in the Rhondda Valley.
Mr. Hughes wits elected an Associate Member of The Institution on the 6th May, 1879, and was transferred to the class of Members on the 22nd December, 1896.