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Walker and Burges

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1829 Alfred Burges became a partner with James Walker; the firm became Walker and Burges

1830s The firm became known as "the great nursery of civil engineers in England"

1843 Consultants on repairs to Westminster Bridge[1]

1846 Reported on the state of works of the Caledonian Canal

1851 James Cooper (1817-1862) was admitted into partnership, as Walker, Burges and Cooper

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Dec 26, 1843