Railway and civil engineer. Born near Newcastle upon Tyne. Son of George Stephenson who built "the Rocket" locomotive in 1827. Robert was Chief Engineer of the London to Birmingham Railway which opened in 1838, terminating at Euston. One of the Commissioners for the Great Exhibition. Died at home at 34 Gloucester Square.
Person | Male Born 16/10/1803 Died 12/10/1859
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