The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Penny, Edmund
Penny, Edmund, C.I.E. (1900), Secretary to Government, Central Provinces, India; s. of Alfred Penny, M.I.C.E.; b. 1852; educ: Cheltenham College, and Cooper’s Hill; joined service in the Public Works Department, India, 1874; m. Ellen Margaret, d. of Major-General P. S. Cunningham, 1881; became Executive Engineer, C.P. 1883; planned and carried out the water works scheme of Nagpur, 1890; became Superintending Engineer and Secretary to the Chief Engineer, Central Provinces, 1899; invalid ed, 1900; retired, 1902. Address: c/o India Office, London.