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Benjamin Pryor Stockman

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Civil Engineer

c.1823 Born in Middlesex[1]

1843-47 Apprenticed at the Pimlico Works of Messrs Bramah

1844 Daughter Maria born in Pimlico

1847-49 Assistant engineer on the East Anglian Railway

1848 Daughter Emily born in Bloomsbury

1849-50 Worked for the River Lea Trust

1849 Daughter Constance born in Camden Town

1850-51 Worked on construction of a bridge at St. Haves

1851 Daughter Annie born in Camden Town

1851 Son Benjamin born in St Pancras[2]

Designed machinery for Messrs Napier's and for Messrs H and M D Grissell

1853 Working under G. R. Stephenson

1853 Living in New Cross. Application to join the Institution of Civil Engineers

1855 Birth of son Harry in New Cross[3]

1862 Son Frank born in Wandsworth

1881 Civil engineer, living in Wandsworth with his wife Mary (b.1825) and 5 children[4]

1905 Died

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Sources of Information

  1. 1881 census
  2. 1871 census
  3. 1871 census
  4. 1881 census