Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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James Neville

From Graces Guide

1823 Patent for a steam boiler for steam carriages [1]

1826 The first multitubular Boiler was patented by James Neville in 1826.[2]

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. [3]

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.' [4]

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Sources of Information

  1. Steam Locomotion on Common Roads by William Fletcher. Published 1891.
  2. The Engineer 1925/01/02
  3. Engineers and Mechanics Encyclopedia 1839: Railways: James Neville
  4. The London Gazette Publication date:11 January 1842 Issue:20059 Page:79