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Rowland Mason Ordish (1824-1886), engineer.
son of John Ordish.
1860 Responsible for the details of construction of the 'Amsterdam Crystal Palace', the contractors for which were Van Heel and Holtzman of Amsterdam and Smith and Son of Spring-hill Works, Birmingham.. Note: Smith & Son was a partnership of Henry Smith and Henry George Smith.
1863 Designed the ironwork for Amsterdam station, Dutch Rhenish Railway. The roof had a span of 120 ft.
1864 Designed a cable-stayed/suspension road bridge to cross the River Moldau in Prague. Contracts were signed in August 1865 with Ruston & Co of Prague (ironwork) and M. F. Schon of Prague for the masonry. The towers were of cast iron on masonry piers. The chain links, measuring 4" by 1", were made from 'Shortridge and Howell's homogeneous steel'. 
Ordish designed the Franz-Joseph Bridge, opened in 1868, to cross the River Moldau in Prague. It was a pedestrian bridge with a central tower and a main span of 146m. It was replaced in 1951.