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William Branch /POLLARD/ Parents. Draw Anc. Tree. Draw Desc. Tree.
b. 25 Jun 1833 at Demerara, British Guiana.
d. 9 Dec 1889 at St.Leonard's, Sussex
Buried. at Ore Cemetery
M.1. , M.2.

Nb. He served in training as a Civil Engineer, under the firm of M'Clean & Stileman, and was for six months Assistant Engineer on the Furness Railway. Returning to British Guiana, he was appointed Assistant Colonial Civil Engineer. He was elected an Associate of the Institution of Civil Engineers 3 April 1860.

In January 1863, he was appointed Colonial Civil Engineer and Overseer of Public Works for the Colony of British Guiana. On 6 Nov. 1868, he became a full Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers. He had then constructed various coast defences, groynes, sea-walls etc., and built several goals, hospitals and police stations.

He was Captain commanding the British Guiana Artillery. His chief interest was music and he played the organ.

He retired from the Government Service in British Guiana in 1880, as a result of a sunstroke. He settled at St.Leonard's, Sussex.


Elizabeth Anne /BLACKLEY/ Parents. Draw Anc. Tree. Draw Desc. Tree.
b. 30 Oct 1841
c. 23 DEC 1841 at Liverpool, Lancashire, England

Source. IGI Batch No.: C161131 Source Call No.: 1068942 IT 1 Type: Film.

    Nb. Parents listed as Joseph & Elizabeth Blackley
d. 22 Feb 1872 at Demerara

Marriage. 16 Sep 1869 at St Mary the Virgin, West Derby, Lancashire, England
    Nb. William Branch Pollard - Full Civil Engineer Bachelor of St. Pancras London
    Elizabeth Anne Blackley - Full Spinster of West Derby
    Groom's Father: Nathaniel Weekes Pollard, Gentleman. Deceased
    Bride's Father: Joseph Blackley, Deceased, Merchant
    Witness: William Imrie; Lucy Blackley
    Married by Licence by: John Stewart
    Register: Marriages 1868 - 1883, Page 21, Entry 42
    Source: LDS Film 1546071



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