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date: 20 September 2019

Adams, William Bridgeslocked

(1797–1872)
  • H. T. Wood
  • , revised by Ralph Harrington

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Adams, William Bridges (1797–1872), railway engineer, was born in Westminster, London, on 26 May 1797, the son of William Adams, a coach builder, and his wife, Ann. He showed an early aptitude for engineering. On 30 November 1818 he married Elizabeth, daughter of the radical ...

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