Joseph Gordon (1837-1889) M. Inst. C.E.
President of the Association of Municipal and County Engineers
1889 Died at St. John's Wood, London, of Tynedale, Strathray·gardens, London, N.W., Chief Engineer to the London County Council.
1890 Obituary 
. . . . In 1864, rather than allow him to accept the Borough Surveyorship of Wolverhampton, the Corporation of Carlisle granted Mr. Gordon the privilege of private practice beyond the limits of the city, a field in which he won his spurs in Parliamentary Committee rooms, in railway and other matters, besides reporting on various projects in the domain of sewerage and water-supply. . . . [more]