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1823 Patent for a steam boiler for steam carriages 
1826 The first multitubular Boiler was patented by James Neville in 1826.
Amongst those individuals who were taught to believe that the adhesion of plain wheels to the surface of the common road, was insufficient to propel a locomotive carriage, was James Neville, an engineer of Shad Thames, London, who took out a patent on the 15th January, 1827, for a "new-invented improved carriage," to be worked by stream. 
1842 Insolvent. 'James Neville, formerly of Clap Hall,, near Gravesend, Kent, then of Albany-toad, Old Kent-road, Surrey, then of White Conduit-terrace, Islington, Middlesex, afterwards of No. 25, Bronti-place, East-lane, Walworth, Surrey, and late of No. 10, Canal-terrace, Camberwell, Surrey, Civil Engineer.'