Sir Thomas Peirson FRANK

Sir Thomas Peirson FRANK

Male 1881 - 1951  (70 years)

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  • Name Thomas Peirson FRANK  [1, 2
    Title Sir  
    Born 1881  Kirkbymoorside, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Bef 1914  [2, 3
    Civil Engineer. 
    Occupation 1914  Ripon, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    City Engineer. 
    Occupation Bef 1939  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Engineer to the London County Council. 
    Occupation From 1939 to 1945  [3
    "Coordinating Officer for Road Repairs and Public Utility Services".

    "He was Knighted in 1942 for his direction of the repair servcies that allowed London to carry on in the severest of air raids. He's credited with having organised and put to action teams of "rapid response" that repaired upwards of a hundred breaches in the Thames wall, thus preventing low-lying areas of London from being flooded, an achievement that, for reasons of protecting "the public's morale," was kept secret during the war." 
    Occupation 1944  [3
    President, Royal Town Planning Institute. 
    Occupation 1945 
    President, Institution of Civil Engineers. 
    Reference 8573 
    Died 1951  [3
    Person ID I8573  Southwest
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2017 

    Family Irene Augusta THIRLWAY,   b. Abt Sep 1893, Ripon, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Abt Jun 1914  Ripon, Yorkshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Their first born twins were stillborn, followed by 5 daughters.
    Last Modified 1 Nov 2019 
    Family ID F2261  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1881 - Kirkbymoorside, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - City Engineer. - 1914 - Ripon, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt Jun 1914 - Ripon, Yorkshire, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Irene Thirlway's Wedding
    Irene Thirlway's Wedding
    Courtesy Rashaad Thirlway.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1988] Civil Registration Index, (Office of National Statistics (ONS), General Register Office (GRO), UK, Mar 23, 2015, Registration Date, Jun 1914).

    2. [S1979] Thirlway/Mallett Family, Thirlway, Rashaad, (UK, Mar 2, 22, 23, Jul 8, 2015).

    3. [S1992] Peirson Frank, (Mar 23, 2015).