Glossary Results for Word "Trevithick, Francis (1812—1877)"
|Trevithick, Francis (1812—1877)||Son of Richard Trevithick. 1840 appointed resident engineer on Grand Junction Railway between Birmingham and Crewe. 1841 appointed Locomotive Superintendent of GJR at Edge Hill. In 1843 he was transferred to the new works at Crewe as Locomotive Superintendent of the Northern Division (McConnell was in charge of Southern Div at Wolverton). In 1857 the N and NE division combined and Francis was forced to resign to make way for Ramsbottom.|