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James Stuart Swallow

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James Stuart Swallow (1849-1890)

1890 Obituary [1]

. . . . at the expiration of two years of his pupilage, he was engaged as Assistant Borough Engineer. This position he held for five years, receiving at the end of that period the most flattering testimonials from his Chief, as well as the Members of the Town Council, with whom he came daily into contact. He resigned the post to become Chief Assistant to Mr. G. Wells Owen, Engineer to the Severn Bridge and Railways, and sundry lines in South Wales.

In 1873, Mr. (now Sir) Charles Hutton Gregory, Past President Inst. C.E., offered Mr. Swallow the appointment of Assistant Engineer on the Cape Government Railways, which was accepted. In this service he remained until December, 1880, . . . . [more]

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