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Robert Henry Haynes

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Robert Henry Haynes (1862-1910)

1911 Obituary [1]

ROBERT HENRY HAYNES, born on the 12th August, 1862, died on the 20th August, 1910, at Newport (Mon.), where the whole of his professional career had been passed.

Trained as a pupil, and afterwards as an assistant, to Mr. C. Kirby, the former Borough Engineer, he succeeded to that office in 1893 and held it until his death. During that period he carried out a number of important public works in Newport and the vicinity, and was joint engineer with Mr. F. Arnodin of the transporter-bridge over the Usk.

Mr. Haynes was elected a Member of The Institution on the 23rd April, 1907.

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