John Hill (of Leith)
of Leith and Greenwich and Bath
1825 Patent. 'To Timothy Burstall, of Bankside, the parish of St. Saviour's, Southwark; and John Hill of Greenwich, Kent, Engineers; for a locomotive, or steam carriage, for the conveyance of mails, passengers, and goods.'
1827 His brother, a boy, was injured in the trials.
Sources of Information
- Engineers and Mechanics Encyclopedia 1839: Railways: T. Birstall and John Hill
- Hereford Journal - Wednesday 16 March 1825
- The Repertory of Patent Inventions, and Other Discoveries and ... Volume 1
- Oxford University and City Herald - Saturday 28 July 1827