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John Charles Wilson

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John Charles Wilson (c1827-1901)

Colonial engineer, of St Martin's Lane, Cannon St, London

of Lime Street, London

1863 John Charles Wilson, Engineer, 14 Cannon Street, London.[1]

1866 of East India House, 5 Lime Street, London, E.C

c.1869 Designed sugar mill for Messrs Robey and Co who made it and the steam engine.

1869 Wrote to "The Engineer" about his design of machinery for a sugar mill in Demerara[2]

1872 of 17 Gracechurch Street, London, E.C.

1875 of Avonside Engine Works, St. Philip's, Bristol.

1880 of 5 Westminster Chambers, Victoria Street, Westminster, S.W.

1880 Wilson's Lock Up (Klotz) Duplex Safety Valve. [3]

1881 Correspondence in The Engineer on safety valves and high speed locomotives.

1890 of 24 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London, W.C.

1896 of 39 Victoria Street, Westminster, S.W.

1901 March 30th. Died.[4]


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