Penarth Dock, South Wales - 150 years - the heritage and legacy  
Penarth Dock, South Wales - the heritage & legacy . . .

Index to Volume Seven - The People - Dock Family Trees - Engineers, Artisans & Doers . . .

The life and work of John Hawkshaw :

1865 - A engraving of a portrait of Mr. John Hawkshaw.
1865 - A engraving of a portrait of Mr. John Hawkshaw published within the London Illustrated News during March 1865, being just prior to the completion and opening of the Penarth Dock in June of that same year. [121]
   
4-4-0 'John Hawkshaw' No. 324 a class B3 steam engine.
The 4-4-0 'John Hawkshaw' No. 324 a class B3 engine built during January 1897, rebuilt in 1913 and withdrawn from service c.1932. The railway company had a policy of naming the class after members of the Institution of Civil Engineers as well as other notable engineers of the LB&SCR. Another heritage postcard held within the Penarth Dock Collection. [001]
   
1888 - Sir John Hawkshaw F.R.S.

1888 -  Sir John Hawkshaw F.R.S. - An engraving by G. J. Stodard based upon a photograph being the frontispiece from the fine book 'The Severn Tunnel - its construction and difficulties, 1872 - 1887' by Thomas A. Walker. [529]

I wonder if Sir John and Tom knew my Great Great Grandfather Riden whom, according to my mother, almost lost his life during one of the infamous 'difficulties' described by Mr. Walker in his book whilst working as an engineer on its construction.

 
 
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