Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 135,221 pages of information and 215,682 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
George William Keeling (1839-1913)
1859 Engaged in making a survey of the river Severn for Mr. Clegram.
After that he paid much attention to the question of crossing the river, and from his investigations concluded that the best and most economical site for a bridge was near Purton Passage.
1914 Obituary 
GEORGE WILLIAM KEELING died at Cheltenham on the 21st June, 1913, aged 74.
He was trained under the late Mr. Thomas Blackwell, whom he afterwards succeeded as engineer of the Severn and Wye goods line, which he extended and converted to passenger traffic in 1875, thus opening up the Forest of Dean. On the absorption of the line in the Great Western and Midland systems, Mr. Keeling became engineer of the Gloucester and Hereford division of the Great Western Railway, and also for some years carried on private practice.
Mr. Keeling was elected a Member of The Institution on the 20th May, 1873.