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Glossary Results for Word "Trevithick, Francis (1812—1877)"

Trevithick, Francis (1812—1877) Son of Richard Trevithick. 1840 appointed resident engineer on Grand Junction RailwayExplain 'Grand Junction Railway (GJR)' between Birmingham and Crewe. 1841 appointed Locomotive SuperintendentExplain 'Locomotive Superintendent' of GJR at Edge HillExplain 'Edge Hill, Liverpool'. In 1843 he was transferred to the new works at Crewe as Locomotive Superintendent of the Northern DivisionExplain 'Northern Division' (McConnellExplain 'McConnell, James Edward (1815—1883)' was in charge of Southern DivExplain 'Southern Division' at WolvertonExplain 'Wolverton'). In 1857 the N and NE division combined and Francis was forced to resign to make way for Ramsbottom.