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Bristol Docks

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1955. From Industry and Commerce in South West England.
1955. From Industry and Commerce in South West England.
1955. From Industry and Commerce in South West England.
1955. From Industry and Commerce in South West England.
1955. From Industry and Commerce in South West England.
1955. From Industry and Commerce in South West England.
1955. From Industry and Commerce in South West England.
1955. From Industry and Commerce in South West England.

1852 Thomas Evans Blackwell was appointed engineer to the Docks

1855/57 Thomas Howard was appointed first full time engineer

1877 The Avonmouth Docks (the first rivermouth dock at Bristol) was constructed.

1879 The Portishead Dock was opened, on the opposite bank of the mouth of the river from the Avonmouth Docks.

1884 Both of these docks were acquired by the City Corporation and administered by the Bristol Docks Committee, later the Port of Bristol Authority

1909 See plan of dockyard in 1909.

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