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Charles Stanley Sharland

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Charles Stanley Sharland (1844-1871) engineer on the staff of John Sydney Crossley on the building of the Settle and Carlisle Railway

1844 Born in Tasmania the son of William Stanley Sharland (1801–1877) and his wife Frances Sarah Schaw (1816–1859)

1862 Came to England with his brother, William Cockburn Sharland, who became a barrister

Worked on the Maryport and Carlisle Railway

1871 July (March) 31st. Died at Torquay from Tuberculosis and buried at Barton Road Cemetery

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