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1840 Jackson and Bean, railway contractors
1843-7 Messrs Jackson and Bean undertook the refurbishment of the Caledonian Canal
1847 Started construction of breakwater on Alderney; they took a large contract for building a breakwater and fortifications on Alderney. This work lasted for 25 years.
1854 Constructed Tyne Dock at Jarrow