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Robert Henry Sabine, C.E., pioneer of electric telegraphy
1837 Born in Dorchester
c.1860 Started work for Siemens and Halske; worked on all aspects of telegraphy including telegraphic apparatus and the laying of telegraph cables.
1868 of 20 Great George St, London, in private practice; joined Inst Civil Engineers as Associate Member.
1869 Author of "The History and Progress of the Electric Telegraph".
1871 Robert Sabine 31, civil engineer, boarding in Islington
1881 Robert Sabine 41, civil engineer, lived in Hampton Wick with A.D. Sabine 28, Charles Sabine 4
1884 Died at Hampton Wick