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William Kirkhouse

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William Kirkhouse (c1814-1897)

1897 Obituary[1][2]

"Death of Mr. Kirkhouse, C.E.- The death is announced of Mr. William Kirkhouse, civil engineer. Mr. Kirkhouse, who was 83 years of age, was the son of the late Mr. William Kirkhouse, who constructed the Tennant Canal from Swansea to Aberdulais.

In his younger days he assisted his father, and was afterwards engaged in surveying the Great Western Railway under Mr. I. K. Brunel. Mr. Kirkhouse never married.

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