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Samuel Hartley

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Samuel Hartley

Engineer.

Relationship: was assistant to William Jessop.

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1782Calder and Hebble NavigationUnder Jessop's direction he starts work on replacing the single Brooksmouth lock and the two-rise Salterhebble locks with three new locks.
1793Barnsley CanalHe was appointed engineer and had a long running dispute with the contractor John Pinkerton.
January 1805Barnsley CanalHe was ordered to lay out the line for a 2.5 mile tramway to Silkstone but it was not to be built for several years due to lack of money.
1820Barnsley CanalBecause of water shortages he is told to enlarge the pumping engine that lifts water from the Cold Hiendley reservoir.
February 1823Barnsley CanalHe leaves his post of resident engineer.

 

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