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Joseph Tysoe

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Joseph Tysoe (1854-1913)

1913 Obituary [1]

JOSEPH TYSOE, born at St. Ives in 1854, died at Blackheath on the 18th February, 1913.

Articled to John Eunson, gas engineer, of Northampton, Mr. Tysoe afterwards served several years in Brazil, as assistant gas-engineer at Bahia.

On returning, he joined the staff of the Manchester Corporation Gasworks, and in 1886 he was appointed Engineer of the East Greenwich works of the South Metropolitan Gas Co, which, under his charge, became the largest works of the Company.

Mr. Tysoe was elected an Associate Member of The Institution on the 7th December, 1880, and was transferred to the class of Members on the 30th November, 1897.

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