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William Edgeworth

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c.1794 Born son of Richard Lovell Edgeworth

1810-3 Worked with his father on bog drainage plans

1814 Took over from his father, who had been taken ill, in planning bridges; also experimented with carriage wheels and springs.

1820s Carried out road projects in Ireland for Alexander Nimmo

1825, 1827 Surveys of the River Tees for Henry Habberley Price

1829 William Edgeworth, Edgeworth Town, Ireland, Civil Engineer, became a member of the Institution of Civil Engineers.[1]

1829 Died. At Edgeworthstown, William Edgeworth, civil engineer, the son of celebrated R. L. Edgeworth.[2]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1829 Institution of Civil Engineers
  2. Leeds Mercury - Saturday 23 May 1829
  • Biography of Civil Engineers [1]