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William Gravatt

Engineer on navigations and assistant to Brunel on the building of the Bristol & Exeter Railway.

Relationship: was recommended by Bryan Donkin.

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1832Calder and Hebble NavigationHe was appointed as engineer on the recommendation of Bryan Donkin. He stayed only a matter of months despite his "Talents un-questionably of a superior Order" in favour of someone "of more experience in the management of Workmen in this part of the Country".
Summer June 1836River ParrettWas appointed engineer.

 

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