Person    | Male  Born 7/12/1836  Died 22/1/1918

Sir John Wolfe-Barry

Categories: Engineering

Civil Engineer. Born London, son of the architect Sir Charles Barry. His firm specialised in railways, bridges and docks. Built the Circle Line and, following the death of Horace Jones, Tower Bridge. He was on the governing body of the Imperial College of Science and Technology. 1902 joined Robert White & Partners which was renamed Wolfe-Barry, Robert White & Partners. Died at home, Delahay House, 15 Chelsea Embankment.

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Sir John Wolfe-Barry

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Victoria's Golden Jubilee - Tower Bridge

Although it doesn't specifically say, this is the foundation stone for Tower ...

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Sir John Wolfe-Barry

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Tower Bridge, 1894 - opening

In 1894 the royal personages listed at the top of the plaque as: Prince of Wa...

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John Scott Russell

John Scott Russell

One of the Secretaries to the Commissioners for the Great Exhibition 1851.Engineer and navel architect. Born at Parkhead, near Glasgow. Died at Ventnor, Isle of Wight

Person, Architecture, Engineering, Scotland

1 memorial
Dial Square

Dial Square

This arch overlooked Dial Square, named for the sundial in the centre. It is the site of the Royal Gun Factories where gun barrels were bored out. In 1886, the workers here formed a football club -...

Place, Engineering

1 memorial
Bentley Motor Car

Bentley Motor Car

Walter Owen Bentley (1888 - 1971), "W. O." to his friends, founded Bentley Motors Limited. The chassis for the first model (3 litres) was exhibited at the London Motor Show in October 1919. By Dece...

Vehicle, Engineering, Transport

2 memorials
Stratford Depot

Stratford Depot

A Motive Power Depot (MPD) used for the storage of train engines when not in use.

Place, Engineering, Transport

1 memorial