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George Rennoldson

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George Rennoldson of South Shields

c.1800 Mr. George Rennoldson founded a works in Wapping-street, South Shields, later known under the title of J. P. Rennoldson and Sons Limited.[1]

1837 Possibly built a locomotive for the Stanhope and Tyne Railway. The boiler exploded in the yard and killed two people on 20th November [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Obituary of Charles Rennoldson
  2. British Steam Locomotive Builders by James W. Lowe. Published in 1975. ISBN 0-905100-816