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John Wood

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John Wood (1831-1916)

1917 Obituary [1]

JOHN WOOD, born in 1831, died 22nd December, 1916.

Early in his career he worked under Sir Thomas Bouch, whose Westminster office he managed for a time.

He was subsequently occupied in laying out the Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith Railway, of which he afterwards became Engineer, as also of the Cleator and Workington Railway.

He laid out that part of the Caledonian Railway between Reattock and Moffat, and had charge of the construction of a number of railway lines.

He was elected a Member 5th May, 1868.

1917 Obituary [2]

Engineer of the Cockermouth, Keswick and Penrith Railway and of the Cleator and Workington Railway

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