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William Meikle

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William Meikle (c1821- )

1855 Locomotive foreman with the South Eastern Railway

1860-64 Locomotive Superintendent of the Whitehaven and Furness Junction Railway[1][2]

1861 Living at Corkickle, Whitehaven: William Meikle (age 40 born Scotland), Mechanical Engineer. With his wife Anne Meikle (age 45 born Beaulah, Hants.). Also his mother-in-law Jane Hubington (age 79 born Beaulah, Hants.). One servant.[3]

1864-65 Locomotive Superintendent of the Dublin and Kingstown Railway

1871-77 CME of the Victorian Railways

1881 Living at Chesterton Terrace, Reigate, Surrey: William Meikle (age 60 born Scotland), Retired Mechanical Engineer. With his wife Ann Meikle (age 65 born Beaulie, Hants.). One servant.[4]

1885 April 27th. Death of Ann Meikle wife of William Meikle of Redhill.[5]

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Sources of Information

  1. Whitehaven News - Thursday 01 March 1860
  2. Whitehaven News - Thursday 03 March 1864
  3. 1861 Census
  4. 1881 Census
  5. Surrey Mirror - Saturday 09 May 1885