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William Dredge

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1870. Rolling stock for mountain railways.

William Dredge (1822-1886)

of Buckingham Street, Adelphi, engineer and bridge designer.

1822 Born, son of James Dredge, Senior in Devizes

1848 Supervised the erection of a suspension footbridge acrosss the Ropery Grounds, in the Sun Tavern Fields, Shadwell to connect Commercial Road and London Docks. Clear span 91 ft.[1]

1850-2 Henry Palfrey Stephenson was in partnership with William Dredge as Dredge and Stephenson, engaged in the construction of bridges in England and Wales.

1861 Civil engineer, living in Lambeth with his wife, Elizabeth[2]

1886 Died in Lambeth[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. Mechanics Magazine, 1848, p.356
  2. 1861 census
  3. BMD