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John Wallis Hammond

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John Wallis Hammond (c.1797-1847)

He was in business with his father, John Hammond, and brother Cornelius Cook Hammond, for a time, as cork, rope, line, and twine manufacturers.

1825 Partnership dissolved. John Wallis Hammond and Cornelius Cook Hammond, of Rotherhithe, and of Bermondsey, Surrey, rope-manufacturers.[1]

He was the Resident Engineer during the building of Maidenhead Railway Bridge under Isambard Kingdom Brunel.

He was later Resident Engineer on the Bristol City Docks.

1847 June 30. Died at his residence, Portland house. Kingsdown, aged 50, John Wallis Hammond, Esq. civil engineer.[2]

1871 Death of his widow. at Clifford Lodge, 79, Loughborough Park, S.W., aged 69, Ann, widow of the late John Wallis Hammond, C.E. of the Great Western Railway.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. English Chronicle and Whitehall Evening Post - Tuesday 05 July 1825
  2. Cheltenham Chronicle - Thursday 15 July 1847
  3. Morning Advertiser - Wednesday 22 November 1871
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