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Thomas Waghorn Elford Higgens

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Thomas Waghorn Elford Higgens (1860- )

1922 Captain, Assoc.M.Inst.C.E., Municipal Engineer, Town Hall, Chelsea, S.W. T. N. 6900 Kensington. b. 1860; youngest s. of Capt. J. Higgens, H.E.I.C.S. Ed. Bedford Grammar School. Articled of G. H. Stayton, M.Inst.C.E., Surveyor to Chelsea Vestry in October, 1876; Appointed Assistant Surveyor to Chelsea Vestry in September, 1884, and Surveyor to Vestry in July, 1889; Appointed Borough Surveyor of Chelsea in 1900. Chief Works: Streets, sewers and river embankment wall. Clubs: New Oxford and Cambridge, and Solent Yacht. War Services.—Volunteer Assistant Field Engineer on London Defences.

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