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William Hughes (d.1836)

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Contractor on the Caledonian Canal.[1]

1836 January 18th. Death at Northampton of William Hughes, Civil Engineer, late of Markinch, Inverness-shire. At his death he was executing a contract on the London and Birmingham Railway.[2] [3]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Caledonian Canal by A. D. Cameron. ISBN 978 1 84158 403 4 p74
  2. Northampton Mercury - Saturday 30 January 1836
  3. The Examiner - Sunday 07 February 1836