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John Dewrance (d.1861)

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1842-45. Ostrich.
1856. Boiler.

John Dewrance (c1803-1861), railway pioneer of Dewrance and Co

Married Elizabeth, daughter of Joseph Curtis, of Tilford.

Several years the locomotive superintendent of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway and the Great Southern and Western Railway

1857 of Hanover Park

1858 Birth of his son, John Dewrance at Peckham, London

Left his engineering business, Dewrance and Co, to his son John.

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