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Jeremiah Wolstenholme

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Jeremiah Wolstenholme (1854-1915), Borough Engineer and Surveyor of Blackpool

1915 Obituary [1]

JEREMIAH WOLSTENHOLME, born on the 10th April, 1854, at Blackburn, died at Blackpool on the 11th January, 1915.

He was educated and trained at Blackburn, where he held the post of Deputy-Engineer and Surveyor for 12 years until 1885, when he was appointed Borough Engineer and Surveyor of Blackpool. During 15 years' service he carried out extensive improvement works, including the North Shore Esplanade, promenade extension, public buildings, drainage, electricity and tramway works. He resigned office in 1900, and subsequently engaged in private practice.

Mr. Wolstenholme was elected an Associate Member of the Institution on the 10th January, 1888.

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