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Southwark Waterworks Co

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1822 London Bridge Waterworks was dissolved and its water supply licence was purchased by the New River Co.

The Borough Waterworks Co purchased the licence from the New River Company later that same year, and it was renamed the Southwark Water Co.

Mr Quick Senior was Engineer of the Southwark Waterworks Co

The company drew its supply from the Thames at Bankside.

1844 Joseph Quick was appointed Engineer to the Company.

1845 The Southwark and Vauxhall Water Co was formed by the amalgamation of the Southwark Co and the Vauxhall Waterworks Co[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, May 13, 1891