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Engineer of Oswestry.
Relationships: woked with Arthur Davies, worked with William Turner, was assisted by Thomas Denson, worked with Joseph Turner and was assistant to William Jessop.
|31 August 1791||Ellesmere Canal||At a meeting at the Royal Oak in Ellesmere the estimate he produced with Joseph Turner was presented. They estimated £67,456 for the main line from Netherpool on the Mersey to the River Dee then on to Overton and Shrewsbury. Branches to Llangollen, Bersham and Llanmynech brought the total to £171,098.|
|1792||Ellesmere Canal||Assisted William Jessop in deciding on a line for the canal.|
|1793||Ellesmere Canal||Prepared plans and estimates for the aqueducts at Pontcysllte and pont faen, together with WilliamTurner and Arthur Davies.|
|February 1793||Ellesmere Canal||Was appointed to assist William Jessop in the construction of the canal.|