Joseph Gordon (1837-1889) M. Inst. C.E.
Borough surveyor of Leicester
President of the Association of Municipal and County Engineers
1889 Died at St. John's Wood, London, of Tynedale, Strathray·gardens, London, N.W., Chief Engineer to the London County Council.
1890 Obituary 
. . . . In 1864, rather than allow him to accept the Borough Surveyorship of Wolverhampton, the Corporation of Carlisle granted Mr. Gordon the privilege of private practice beyond the limits of the city, a field in which he won his spurs in Parliamentary Committee rooms, in railway and other matters, besides reporting on various projects in the domain of sewerage and water-supply. . . . [more]