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1838 Baptised in Paddington
c.1846 Started work with his father, John Braithwaite C.E., in London
1850 Pupil at Fox, Henderson and Co, working on the building for the 1851 Great Exhibition, Birmingham station roofing and roofing for some London stations.
1851 Living in London with his parents, an engineering student
1867 General manager of Old Park Works, Wednesbury of Lloyds, Fosters and Co
1875 Became a Member of I Mech E
1875 of Norfolk House, Handsworth, Birmingham.
1881 Richard Braithwaite 48, civil engineer, lived in West Bromwich, with Lucy Braithwaite 42, Robert Braithwaite 19, draughtsman, Clara C. Braithwaite 17, Frances E. Braithwaite 16, Albert E. Braithwaite 11, John W. Braithwaite 10, Lucy R. Braithwaite 6
1891 Richard Braithwaite 58, civil engineer (bridge work), employer, lived in West Bromwich , with Lucy Braithwaite 52, Frances Braithwaite 26, Albert Braithwaite 21, bridge work draughtsman, John Braithwaite 20, Lucy K Braithwaite 16
1901 Roland (sic) Braithwaite 68, engineer (contractor), living on own means in West Bromwich with Lucy Braithwaite 62, Lucy Braithwaite 26
1911 died in Solihull