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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.


Margaret Cornelia /POLLARD/ Parents. Draw Anc. Tree. Draw Desc. Tree.
b. 6 Oct 1853
d. 29 Aug 1935
Buried. at St John's Church, Crowborough, Sussex
    Nb. London Times, 1935
    Pollard, Margaret
    POLLARD - On Aug. 29, 1935, Margaret Cornelia, widow of William Branch Pollard, Chief Colonial Civil Engineer of Georgetown, British Guiana, aged 81.

Marriage. 9 Oct 1877



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