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Description: This canal includes the main Line, the Llangollen (or Welsh) Canal, the Middlewich Branch and the Montgomery Canal.
History: See separate canals for the various historys.
He hosted a meeting at which the idea of the Shropshire Union Railways and Canal Company was agreed. He, together with William Cubitt and William A Provis, were later nominated as engineers of the new company.
Appointed as one of three engineers of the newly amalgumated canals.
He was appointed canal engineer.