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Robert H. Smith

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1890. Design for a Great Tower for London, height 1400ft. By Robert H. Smith and William Henman.

Professor Robert Henry Smith (c1852-1916)

1880 Late professor of Engineering at the Imperial University, Tokyo.

1881 Became member of Institution of Civil Engineers and also of Mechanical Engineers. Address given as Lee and Smith, Battersea Iron Works, Queen's Road, South Lambeth

1881 Professor of Engineering at the Mason College, Birmingham. [1]

1882 Q3. Married Maria Crosby Warren (1850-1914) at Nottingham

1890 Submitted a design for a great Tower for London, height 1400ft.[2]

1900 Delivered a paper to the Civil and Mechanical Engineers' Society on Steam engine valves.

1911 Living at 3 Thirlmere Road, Streatham: Robert Henry Smith (age 59 born Edinburgh), Consulting Mechanical and Electrical Engineer. Married 28 years with no children but wife not listed. One servant.[3]

1914 July 13th. Death of Maria Crosby Warren, the wife of Professor Robert H. Smith.[4]

1916 February 18th. Died at Wandsworth age 65. Probate to Walter Arthur Smith and John Crosby Warren.


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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1881/07/29
  2. The Engineer 1890/06/20
  3. 1911 Census
  4. Birmingham Daily Post - Tuesday 21 July 1914