Cotton, Arthur, Sir, 1803-1899

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


Birth 1803-05-15

Death 1899-07-25



Ark ID: w6m13vc5

SNAC ID: 5214571