Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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John Gillespie

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Fireman on the Stockton and Darlington Railway

Died 19 Mar 1828 through injuries caused by a boiler explosion on the engine Locomotion

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Sources of Information

  • Timothy Hackworth and the Locomotive by Robert Young. Published 1923.