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Stephenson, Robertlocked

(1803–1859)
  • M. W. Kirby

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Stephenson, Robert (1803–1859), railway and civil engineer, was born on 16 October 1803 at Willington Quay, near Newcastle upon Tyne, the only son of George Stephenson (1781–1848), colliery and railway engineer, and his wife, Frances Henderson (1769–1806), a farm servant. In 1804, after his father's appointment as brakesman to the ...

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