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Ralph Richmond Yerburgh

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Ralph Richmond Yerburgh (1886-1959), nephew of John Eardley Yerburgh

1886 Born in Epping, son of Harry Beauchamp Yerburgh, wine merchant, and his wife Sophia[1]

Educated at Bedford Grammar School

1905 Attended the Crystal Palace School of Engineering

1907 Practical training under H. E. Stilgoe, Borough Engineer of Birmingham, working on design of sewers and river embankments.

1908 Practical training under W. H. Hutchinson, of Hutchinson and Co contractors building the Huddersfield to Mirfield Railway of the Midland Railway

1909 Assistant to H. O. Baldry of Baldry and Yerburgh at Selby, contractors for the Selby and Goole Railway for the North Eastern Railway Company.

1910 Transferred to the London office of the firm.

1911 Associate of Inst of Civil Engineers. In Madrid, engineer to Messrs Baldry, Yerburgh and Hutchinson Ltd, contractors for public works, of 21 Queen Anne's Gate, London[2]. Later of Kineton Vicarage, Warwicks.

1917 April: Travelled from New York to Liverpool, having been in Canada.

1917 Married Selina M P Fuchs in Willesden[3]

1959 Died in Enfield[4]



1959 Obituary [5]



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Sources of Information

  1. 1891 census
  2. Civil Engineer Records
  3. BMD
  4. National Probate calendar
  5. 1959 Institution of Civil Engineers: Obituaries