Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

John Collister

From Graces Guide

John Collister (c1811-1868)

Born the son of John Collister

1839 Married ay Leyland to Mary Kellet

Resident Engineer of the North Union Railway

1844 Engineer for the Blackburn and Preston Railway.[1]

1848 Assistant Chief engineer on the Caledonian Railway

1851 Living at 8 Queen Terrace, Lanarkshire: John Collister (age 40 born Isle of Islay), Civil Engineer. With his wife Mary Collister (age 32) and three children; Mary A. Collister (age 10); John G. H. Collister (age 6) and Margaret Collister (age 5).[2]

1861 Visitor at Ryde, IOM: John Collister (age 52 born Isle of Islay / Leyland Lancashire), Civil Engineer and Widower.[3]

1868 October 09th. Dies at 31 Victoria Road, Kensington, Civil Engineer, Widower. Probate to his daughters Mary Radcliffe Collister and Margaret Collister.

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Sources of Information

  1. Preston Chronicle - Saturday 28 December 1844
  2. 1851 Census
  3. 1861 Census