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An engineer who played a part in starting the Manchester Ship Canal.
Relationships: worked with G B Bruce, assistant to George, junior Leather and worked with T & C Hawksley.
|After 1834||Aire & Calder Main Line||Was assistant engineer to George Leather, junior, in the building of Goole Dock and ship lock.|
|1853||Tennant Canal||Produced a plan of Port Tennant|
|1887||Tennant Canal||Co-wrote a report stating that except for a portion near the terminus the canal was obsolete.|
|22 August 1888||Sheffield and South Yorkshire New Junction Canal||Commissioned to report, with T & C Hawksley, on the construction of a canal between the Trent and Sheffield.In October they recommended new larger locks on the existing waterway.|