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William Shipp (1845-1904)
1904 Obituary 
He was subsequently engaged during 1866 on the Rack Bay Reclamation Company’s works in Bombay, and in the following year he entered the service of the Great Indian Peninsula Railway Company as an Assistant Engineer.
He rose through the various grades to be Deputy Chief Engineer of the Great Indian Peninsula and Indian Midland Railways, now amalgamated, his headquarters being at Jhansi.
Mr. Shipp died at Byculla, Malden, Surrey, on the 6th March, 1904.
He was elected a Member of the Institution on the 4th February, 1896.