Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Joseph Basil Denison

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1846 Born in London

1864-7 Pupil of John Wright M Inst C E, on the Carmarthen and Cardigan Railway, in London and on the Doncaster and Gainsborough line.

1869-70 Further pupilage at Easton and Anderson, Bath

1870-1 Superintended erection of a new tramway at Brighton under C. Hodgson and some road works on the West Coast of Scotland

1872 Completed a tramway and other work in South America

1876-7 further work in USA

1880 Became a partner in Simpson and Denison, which produced engines and machinery for yachts, and also for electricity generation.

1887 of Simpson and Denison, Dartmouth, when he became a Member of Inst Civil Engineers

1917 Died on the Isle of Wight[1]


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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  • Civil engineer records