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John Duncombe Before 1791 - 1810

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John Duncombe Before 1791 - 1810

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.

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31 August 1791Ellesmere CanalAt 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.
1792Ellesmere CanalAssisted William Jessop in deciding on a line for the canal.
1793Ellesmere CanalPrepared plans and estimates for the aqueducts at Pontcysllte and pont faen, together with WilliamTurner and Arthur Davies.
February 1793Ellesmere CanalWas appointed to assist William Jessop in the construction of the canal.

 

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