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J. and C. Rigby

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J. and C. Rigby, of Holywell St., Westminster, also of Holyhead Harbour works, Holyhead

1848 Constructed the Holyhead breakwater

Probably did not build locomotives [1] but purchased an engine for the Holyhead works from Bedlington Ironworks

1866 Dissolution of the partnership of Joseph Drown Rigby and Charles Rigby, now and for many years past carrying on business as Contractors and Builders, at No. 81, Page-street, Westminster, heretofore known as No. 23, Holywell-street, Westminster, in the county of Middlesex,and elsewhere, under the style and firm of J. and C. Rigby.[2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. British Steam Locomotive Builders by James W. Lowe. Published in 1975. ISBN 0-905100-816
  2. London Gazette 26 June 1866