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William Warren (1843-1908)

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William Warren (1843-1908)

1908 Obituary [1]

WILLIAM WARREN was born at Tetney, Lincolnshire, on 8th March 1843.

He served an apprenticeship from 1857 to 1864 in the Monkwearmouth Engine Works of Mr. George Clark, at Sunderland, and on its termination he was engaged as a journeyman for one year.

In 1865 he went to sea as an engineer, remaining in that capacity for fifteen years, when he returned to Mr. Clark's works, having charge of the outside department from 1881 to 1886.

In the latter year he was appointed works manager, and held that position until his death, which took place in Sunderland on 18th August 1908, at the age of sixty-five.

He became a Member of this Institution in 1897.

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