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Robert Campbell (2)

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of Buscot Park, Berkshire (or Gloucestershire)

1866 Demonstrated a water wheel built with Baldwin Latham

1870 Patent application by Robert Campbell, of Buscot Park, in the county of Gloucester, Gentleman, and Charles James Appleby, of Emerson-street, in the borough of Southwark, Engineer, for the invention of "improvements in treating beet and other roots and vegetable bodies, in order to extract saccharine and other matters therefrom,and in machinery or apparatus for effecting the same." Partly a communication to them from abroad by Jules Leplay, of Paris, France, and partly the result of invention made by themselves[1]

1871 Obtained a 2' 8" gauge railway locomotive from Appleby Brothers for Buscot Park Estate [2]


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Sources of Information

  1. London Gazette 13 Jan 1871
  2. Engineering 20th January 1871, p.43