Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 150,335 pages of information and 235,380 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

William English

From Graces Guide

1797 William English was one of 2 young Scots who formed Hunter and English in Bow, London[1]

Married Sarah[2]

1807 Formed a partnership with Walter Hunter as Hunter and English

c.1815-1816 James Walker persuaded William English to act as his resident engineer on the Vauxhall Bridge contract[3]

c.1826 Daughter Ellen born[4]

1847 Ellen English married John Penn

Died around 1850


See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. National Archives [1]
  2. BMD
  3. A Biographical Dictionary of Civil Engineers in Great Britain and Ireland by A W Skempton
  4. 1851 Census