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Ernest Benedict (1838- )
1922 BENEDICT, Julius Felix Ernest Charles (commonly known as Ernest Benedict), M.Inst.C.E., 82, Victoria Street, London, S.W.I. T. N.: Victoria 26. b. 1838; eldest s. of Sir Julius Benedict; three times married, 1865, 1875 and 1904; 3 sons. Ed. Private; London University School and College. Professional Training: Pupil to T. Scott Russell and I. K. Brunel; Assistant to Charles Richardson. Assistant Engineer, G.W.R.; Resident Engineer, I. of W. and R.P.R.; District Engineer, E.B.R., I.M.R.; Chief Engineer, E.B.R., S.P. and D.R.; Editor Tenders and Contracts; Indian Engineer; Free man City of London; District Engr., Goalundo Extension, 1865-71; Chief Engr., E.B.R., 1871-6; Agent for Antonio Gabrielli, 1877-8; Res. Engr. under Joint Committee of L.B. and S.C. and S.W.R. on I. of W. and Ryde Pier, 1878-81; Clapham Junction to Hampton Court Junction; widening and examining and strengthening bridges on S.W.R., 1881-2; Chief Engr., S.P. and D.R., 1882-6; District Engineer, I.M.R., 1886-8; Contractor in India, 1889-93; Journalist's work as above to date. Assistant Secretary Indian Section Paris. Exposition, 1899-1901; Secretary Tramways and Light Railways Association, 1901-1906; P.M. and R.A.M.; Captain V.E., P.M. The Ryde Lodge No. 698, etc.