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John Telford

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John Telford ( -1807)

Unrelated to Thomas Telford but worked for him on the Caledonian Canal

Toll-Collector at Chester and later took the same role at Fort William.[1]

Managed the building works at Corpach on the Caledonian Canal

1807 April. Died. His wife moved back to Chester. His position on the Caledonian canal was taken by Alexander Easton.[2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. * The Caledonian Canal by A. D. Cameron. ISBN: 978 1 84158 403 4 p29
  2. The Caledonian Canal by A. D. Cameron. ISBN 978 1 84158 403 4 p64