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Name: WARING, Edward Lamplugh Lennon

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Birth Date: 1874

Death Date: 14.2.1909 suicide at Kilmore Quay, Co. Wexford

Nationality: British

First Date: 1900

Profession: Appointed Asst. Engineer, Uganda Railway in 1900, Asst Chief Surveyor and Land Officer of EAP in 1903.

Book Reference: Gillett, EAHB 1905, North, EA Diary 1903, Drumkey, EAHB 1906, EAHB 1904, EAHB 1907, Gazette

School: St Paul's School & Crystal Palace Engineering School

General Information:

EAHB 1905 - Hydraulic Engineering Co.'s Shops, Chester, 1893; Chief Assistant Engineer to Messrs. P.W. and C.S. meik, Westminster 1894-1900; Port Talbot Railways and Docks Co.; Seaham Harbour Works; Burntisland Harbour; Hebburn Graving Dock; Assistant Engineer, Uganda Railway, 1900; Asst. Chief Surveyor, EAP, July 23rd 1903.
North - From Richmond, Surrey; UK Appt. as Junior Asst. Engineer 5/10/1900; Travelling on trolley near Fort Ternan with James Baass when it crashed into a train & Baass was killed 20/3/1902; Land Grant application 14/12/1903 Kikuyu Road; 1905 Asst. Chief Surveyor, Nairobi; Listed as member of the Nairobi Mounted Section of the EAP Volunteer Reserve June 1905; Transferred from Survey Dept. back to Railway, Asst. Engineer 27/9/1905
Drumkey 1909 - Survey Department - Cadastral Survey - Deputy Director
Gazette - 15/1/1906 - Member of Nairobi Township Committee - 1906
North - Junior Asst. Engineer; arr. Mombasa 21/11/1900; Appt. Asst. in Survey Dept. EAP 27/7/1903; Nairobi 18/9/1903. Assumed to have shot himself and fallen into sea - gun found with one barrel discharged but no body.
1908 -ill at Nairobi 'queer in his head'.
Blue Book 1908-9 appt. 1 Apr 1906 Dep. Director of Surveys, Cadastral Branch
St Michael and All Angels Church, Bedford Perk, London W4, info from David Beresford: 'In the All Souls Chapel of our church, built in 1909, is a window dedicated to Edward Waring, commissioned and donated by his family and designed and made by John HW Bonnor (1875-1917). The lower panels show the risen Jesus in the garden, with S. Mary Magdalene on his left.  The complex and in parts poorly discernible inscription, shows, on the left panel, the saint addressing Christ in Aramaic: “Rabboni”, and, above,  the words “For Love is stronger than Death : many waters cannot quench Love, neither can the floods drown it” ( Song of Solomon 8:6-7)On the right panel with the resurrected Christ  is the dedication: To the greater Glory of God and in memory of Edward LL Waring died February 1909.

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