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Joseph Gordon Gordon

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1851 Born in Westminster, son of Lewis Dunbar Brodie Gordon

1861 Lewis D B Gordon 46, civil engineer, Maria Gordon 48, Joseph Gordon 9, lived in Paddington[1]

1869-1873 Studied at the Royal School of Mines and at Freiburg

1876 Started work in mining and metallurgy which he continued for many years.

1883-9 Joseph Gordon Gordon was managing director of the Landore Siemens Steel Co[2]

1887 Carried on the business of R. S. Newall and Co with Charles Liddell when Newall retired[3]

1901 Associate member of the Institution of Civil Engineers

1911 Joseph Gordon Gordon 59, civil engineer, employer, lived in London[4]

1933 Died in Westminster[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1861 census
  2. Civil Engineer records
  3. London Gazette 11 March 1887
  4. 1911 census
  5. National probate calendar