Asa BINNS  (I3753)
Surname: BINNS
Given Names: Asa

Gender: Male Male

Birth: 3 October 1873 Keighley - YKS
Death: 2 July 1946 Newbury, Berks

Personal Facts and Details
Birth 3 October 1873 Father31Mother32 Keighley - YKS

Marriage September 1899 (Age 25) Annie Ogden - Keighley, Yorks

Marriage June 1925 (Age 51) Sarah Lonsdale - Brighton, Sussex

Universal Identifier 5B3DC78B38F9AB46BCA9927E2B51FC251EC8
Death 2 July 1946 (Age 72) Newbury, Berks

Reference Number 013 0132
Last Change 12 July 2016 - 09:25:16 - by: binnsadmin


> > 1881 Census son age 07. Living in Ingrow, Keighley, YKS. Occupation - Scholar. Bindex Origin Code N8020. Family Group 013.
> > Born 03-Oct-1873 in Keighley, WRY. Bindex Origin Code S0044. Family Group 013.
> > Died 02-Jul-1946 in London, LND. Bindex Origin Code S0044. Family Group 013.
1891 Census son age 17, scholar
1896 Aug 29 Leeds Mercury: Whitworth Scholarship £125 per year for three years to A Binns, age 22, fitter, Keighley [Glasgow Herald Sep 3 Asa Binns.]
1901 Census married [Annie] head at 25 Blandfield Street, Streatham, London, age 27, civil engineer draughtsman
1903 Apr 7 Associate member of Institute of Civil Engineers; Address H M Dockyard, Chatham; Education: Technical School Keighley, 1887 to 1891; Yorkshire College, Leeds 1891 to 1893; pupillage with Lannet Walker & Co, Leeds, 1893 to 1896. Present occupation assistant civil engineer, H M Dockyard, Chatham
1911 Census married [Fanny] head at 99 Lower Road, S. E., London, age 37, civil engineer, Port Authority, worker. House had 9 rooms
1923 Mar 31 The Times: Death on 28 March at 30, The Village, Old Charlton, S E 7, Annie the beloved wife of Asa Binns, M Inst C E , aged 40 [?] years
1923 May 3 The Times: A George Stephenson Medal presented to Asa Binns by Inst C E
1925 Aug 8 The Times: Territorial Army; Asa Binns to be Major.
1928 Jan 19 Western Morning News: Gave evidence at the inquest into the deaths of ten people as a result of the Thames flooding on 7 January. He reported on the unusually high water level in the river on the 7th.
1932 Aug 26 Arrived at St Albans, Vermont, USA via Quebec aboard Montrose from Southampton. Asa Binns, age 58, born Keighley, dock engineer, last resident in London accompanied by Sarah. Contact is son Albert Leslie Binns, Highfield, Coulsden Rise, Coulsdon, Surrey. Destination New York touring with Institute of Mechanical Engineering, McAlpin Hotel.
1932 Sep 4 Immigration through Buffalo, New York with wife Sarah Binns and son Albert Leslie Binns
1935 Jun 1 Bath Chronicle: Engineers Conference at Bath: Raised the issue of unemployment being caused by the introduction of mechanical methods of production. Instanced the disappearance of handloom weaving.
1936 Dec 30 The Times: Territorial Army; Royal Engineers; Major A [Asa] Binns M Inst C E, to be Lt Col
1938 Mar 3 The Times: Mr Asa Binns will retire from his present position as Chief Engineer, Port of London Authority, on May 1, next
1938 May 21 Hull Daily Mail: Has been with P L A since its formation in 1909 and was engineer for their biggest construction job, £4 1/4 million King George V Dock opened in 1921. Many years ago he was an engineer on Hull docks
1940 Feb 22 Hull Daily Mail: Mr Asa Binns, formerly chief engineer of the Port of London Authority has been elected president of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers for 1940. He is a Yorkshireman
1946 Jul 8 The Times: Death on 2 Jul at Newbury, Asa Binns, M Inst C E , M I Mech E, OF 13 Grove Court, Kensington, in his 73rd year. President elect of Institution of Civil Engineers and Past-President of Institution of Mechanical Engineers
Also obituary
1946 Jul 12 The Times: Memorial Service for Asa Binns at St Margaret Pattens, E C, present were Mrs Binns(widow), Mr and Mrs A L Binns (son and his wife), Mrs Leggat and Mrs Street, daughters, Mr and Mrs H Binns (brother and sister in law), Mr F Binns.
1946 Sep Q Death of Asa Binns registered in Newbury age 72
1946 Oct 31 Probate at London of Asa Binns late of 13 Grove Court, Drayton Gardens, Kensington who died 2 Jul 1946 at The District Hospital, Newbury to; his widow Sarah Binns, and Albert Laslie Binns, chartered accountant. £9657
1946 Nov 12 London Gazette: Late of 13 Grove Court, Drayton Gardens, Kensington, retired civil engineer, personal representatives, Mrs Sarah Binns and Albert Leslie Binns
> > Mentioned in a Will dated 04-Mar-1911. Bindex Origin Code S0068. Family Group 013.
Was engineer to Port of London Authority
2016Mar 7 Ebay: Photograph of the dredging service hopper ASA BINNS (built 1965), owned by Port of London Authority.

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Family with Parents - [View Family (F173)]
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Marriage: 24 November 1866 -- Keighley - YKS
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Family with Annie Ogden - [View Family (F1558)]
-9 months

Marriage: September 1899 -- Keighley
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Family with Sarah Lonsdale - [View Family (F1560)]
-12 years

Marriage: June 1925 -- Brighton