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Samuel Fletcher (1740-1804)

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Samuel Fletcher (1740-1804), contractor for the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.[1]

Connected with James Fletcher[2][3]

1779 Birth of son James Fletcher

1804 September. Died. Engineer to the proprietors of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.[4][5] 'February 10. Samuel Fletcher of Burnley, Navigation Engineer' [6]

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Sources of Information

  1. Burnley Express - Saturday 22 June 1889
  2. Manchester Mercury - Tuesday 24 May 1796
  3. Manchester Mercury - Tuesday 14 June 1796
  4. Oxford Journal - Saturday 25 February 1804
  5. Kentish Gazette - Friday 24 February 1804
  6. Bradford Cathedral Burials