Mansergh, James, 1834-1905

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Birth 1834-04-29
Death 1905-06-15

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James Mansergh was born in Lancaster in 1834. He started his engineering career in railway work and then designed many sewer and fresh water projects including: Worthing Pier; Elan Valley Dam and Elan aqueduct for Birmingham Corporation Water Department; Hury Reservoir for Stockton and Middlesbrough, England; and Claymills Pumping Station for Burton Upon Trent, England. He became the president of the Institution of Civil Engineers in November 1900. He was also the chairman of the Engineering Standards Committee as well as a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1901. He died in London in 1905.

From the description of Letters to Charles Anthony, 1889-1901. (Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens). WorldCat record id: 751990582

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Subjects:

  • Civil engineers
  • Railroads--History--19th century--Sources

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  • England (as recorded)
  • Buenos Aires (Argentina) (as recorded)
  • Brazil (as recorded)