Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 163,480 pages of information and 245,913 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Frederick Henry Trevithick

From Graces Guide
1872. Steam Excavating Machinery.
1872. Steam Excavating Machinery.
1872. Steam Excavating Machinery.

Frederick Henry Trevithick (1816-1902). Locomotive Superintendent of the Grand Trunk Railway of Canada

1816 Born, the son of Richard Trevithick.

1840 Married Maria Garland

1851 Living at 2 Crownfield Place, Stratford, West Ham (age 34 and born at Penzance), Engineer. Living with wife Maria (age 36 and born London) and children Maria (age 9), Frederick (age 7) and James G. (age 4). Plus a servant [1]

Became locomotive and carriage superintendent of the Grand Trunk Railway, Canada

1864 Constructed the floating steam bridge between Portsmouth and Gosport

1902 Died at Paignton in his 86th year



1902 Obituary.[2]



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