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Julius Griffth

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of Brompton, Middlesex

1821 Patented a locomotive carriage [1]

1822 September. Steam Land Carriage. Mr. Griffiths has nearly completed his 'patent land carriage' for conveying goods and passengers. It will have an engine of 6 h.p. and will move a load of five tons at six miles per hour. [2] [3] [4]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Lancaster Gazette and General Advertiser, for Lancashire, Westmorland, &c., Saturday, January 05, 1828
  2. Royal Cornwall Gazette, Falmouth Packet & Plymouth Journal (Truro, England), Saturday, September 07, 1822
  3. The Morning Post (London, England), Friday, October 11, 1822
  4. The Leeds Mercury, Saturday, October 5, 1822