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Thomas Tredgold

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Thomas Tredgold (c1789-1829)

1821 Thomas Tredgold, 20 Bentick Street, became a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers. Also shown at 2 Grove Terrace, Lisson Grove, New Road.[1]

1825 Author of 'A Practical Treatise on Rail Roads and Carriages Showing the Principles of Estimating Their Annual Produce and the Condition Which Render Them Affective, Economical and Durable.' Published in 1825.

1829 February. Died. At his house in Grove Place, Lisson Grove, London, age 40, Thomas Tredgold, civil engineer. A native of Brandon, Durham. Author of several scientific works of great merit.[2] [3] [4]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1821 Institution of Civil Engineers
  2. Leeds Mercury - Saturday 14 February 1829
  3. Newcastle Courant - Saturday 28 February 1829
  4. Norfolk Chronicle - Saturday 07 February 1829