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John Horridge Deane

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John Horridge Deane (1828-1861)

1857 Locomotive Department of the Barcelona and Granollers Railway[1]


1862 Obituary [2]

JOHN HORRIDGE DEANE was born at Liverpool in 1828, and after serving his time with Messrs. Bury Curtis and Kennedy of that town was appointed in 1854 locomotive superintendent of the Barcelona and Granollers Railway in Spain, and afterwards general manager of the line, until 1859, when he received an engineering appointment in Russia; but he was obliged to return home early in 1860 in consequence of declining health, and died on 10 August 1861 at the early age of thirty-three, after an illness of 18 months.

He was elected a Member of the Institution in 1857.


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