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William Hamond Bartholomew

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William Hamond Bartholomew (c1831-1919), civil engineer

c1830 Born in Bradford the son of Thomas Hamond Bartholomew

1851 Living at Lake Lock, Stanley cum Wrenthorpe, Yorks: Thomas Wood Bartholomew (age 21 born Wakefield), Civil Engineer. With his brother William Hamond Bartholomew (age 20 born Bradford), Civil Engineer.[1]

1856 Patent. 'William Watson Hewitson and William Hamond Bartholomew, of Leeds, for improvements in the construction of the furnaces or fire boxes of tubular steam boilers; dated June 5, 1856.'[2]

1860 Married at Leeds to Maria Wilson.[3]

1862 Patent. 'William Hamond Bartholomew, of 2, Warwick Villas. Leeds, for improvements in barges or vessels suitable for the navigation of canals and rivers. Dated 7th February, 1862.'[4]

1920 March. His will published. of Ridgeway House, Headingley, formerly managing director of the Aire and Calder Navigation Co.[5]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1851 Census
  2. Bradford Observer - Thursday 11 September 1856
  3. Leeds Intelligencer - Saturday 28 April 1860
  4. Leeds Intelligencer - Saturday 02 August 1862
  5. Yorkshire Evening Post - Wednesday 10 March 1920