William Weallens (1823-1862)
1849 Married Elizabeth Hutchinson in Newcastle on Tyne
1857 Became a member of the Inst Civil Engineers; of South Street, Newcastle
1863 Obituary 
William Weallens was born on 8th March 1823 at Ponteland near Newcastle-on-Tyne, and was educated at the Grange School, Bishopwearmouth. He acquired his knowledge of mechanical engineering at Messrs. Robert Stephenson and Co.'s works at Newcastle-on-Tyne, where he first became a pupil in 1838, and afterwards succeeded his father-in-law, Mr. William Hutchinson, as resident partner in the firm. He gained considerable reputation as a sound practical mechanic, and was much esteemed by numerous friends and acquaintances for his kindness and geniality of disposition.
He was a Member of the Institution from its commencement in 1847, and was for several years a member of the Council.
He died at Paris on 2nd Nov. 1862 in the fortieth year of his age, having been taken ill whilst on a journey.
1863 Obituary