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George Leather (1786-1870)
Son of George Leather (1748-1818)
Responsible with his father for the colliery railways for the Fenton family of Rothwell Colliery and for the Surrey Iron Railway
1809 Married Sarah Wignell
George Leather and Son of Leeds, who designed Victoria and Monk bridge in Leeds
A Bradford engineer who worked on the Aire and Calder modernisation with his father (also George) and who surveyed the River Derwent in 1810
His son was John Wignall Leather
1828 George Leather of Leeds, Civil Engineer, became a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers.
1870 He died in his 84th year on April 2nd. Residence: Knosthorpe Hall, near Leeds