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John Stephenson

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John Stephenson (1789-1831)

1789 November 4th. Born the son of Robert 'Old Bob' Stephenson and brother of George Stephenson

1820 November 19th. Married Hannah Forster at St. John's and they had six children

Mechanic at the Forth Street Works of Robert Stephenson and Co [1]

1831 John was "killed by a fall of the shear legs"[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. Timothy Hackworth and the Locomotive by Robert Young. Published 1923. p163
  2. Sheffield Independent - Saturday 05 February 1831