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Engineer, of Newcastle
In 1717-8, when only 16, Samuel was sent to oversee the erection of an engine at Byker, near Newcastle
1743 Advert: 'To be Sold, At a reasonable Price, together or seperate, TWO very good Brass Cylenders for Fire Engines, one 32 Inches Diameter, and nine Foot long, the other 24 Inches Diameter, and nine Feet in length. Enquire of Mr Samuel Calley, Engineer, at his House on St Peter's Key, near Newcastle upon Tyne.'
Note: These would have been cylinders for Newcomen engines.