Cotton, Arthur, Sir, 1803-1899

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Dates:
Birth 1803-05-15
Death 1899-07-25

Biographical notes:

1819 commissioned in the Madras engineers; 1819-1821 served with the Ordnance Survey at Bangor and the engineer depot at Chatham; 1822 surveyor of the Pamban Channel; 1824 served in the First Anglo-Burmese War; 1828-? 1837 in charge of Cauvery and Coleroon Dams project; 1845-? 1852 in charge of Godavari Dams project; 1861 knighthood; 1866 KCSI; 1877 retired from the army with the rank of general.

Epithet: army officer and irrigation engineer

Title: Knight

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Places:

  • Abyssinia, Africa (as recorded)
  • Ganges Canal, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Banbury, Oxfordshire (as recorded)
  • Reading, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Sarawak, South East Asia (as recorded)
  • China, Asia (as recorded)
  • Mauritius, Indian Ocean (as recorded)
  • Huddersfield, West Riding of Yorkshire (as recorded)
  • Roumania, Europe (as recorded)
  • Sunderland, Durham (as recorded)
  • London, England (as recorded)
  • Peterborough, Cambridgeshire (as recorded)
  • Chester, Cheshire (as recorded)
  • High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire (as recorded)
  • Halifax, West Riding of Yorkshire (as recorded)
  • Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire (as recorded)
  • Armenia, Turkey-in-Asia (as recorded)
  • Preston, Lancashire (as recorded)
  • Russia, Asia (as recorded)
  • Melbourne, Australia (as recorded)
  • Birmingham, Warwickshire (as recorded)
  • York, Yorkshire (as recorded)
  • Serbia, Europe (as recorded)
  • Italy, Europe (as recorded)
  • Lambeth, Surrey (as recorded)
  • Southwark, Surrey (as recorded)