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Henry Leonard Stables

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Henry Leonard Stables (1847-1915)

1916 Obituary [1]

HENRY LEONARD STABLES, born on the 14th July, 1847, dicd at Flitwick, Bedfordshire, on the 25th May, 1915.

On completing his training, he served as a contractor's engineer on railways in this country, Hungary and Brazil. From 1874 to 1884, with a short interval in Brazil, he was on the staff of the Cape Government Railways, and later he was engaged successively as Executive Engineer on the Southern Mahratta Railway, India; District Engineer on the Ceylon Government Railways; Contractor's Engineer on the Pirseus and Larissa Railway, Greece; and Chief of division on the doubling of the Sao Paulo Railway, Brazil.

From 1903 to 1906, when he retired, he carried out the De Aar-Prieska Railway in South Africa.

Mr. Stables was elected an Associate Member on the 7th February, 1882, and was transferred to the class of Members on the 3rd February, 1885.

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