Group    From 1554  To 1848

Surrey and Kent Commission of Sewers

Categories: Engineering

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Since Tudor times this organisation was responsible for the drainage of the low-lying parts of the whole of the then built-up area of South London. 1848 - subsumed into the Metropolitan Commission of Sewers which covered the whole of London.

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Surrey and Kent Commission of Sewers

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Duffield Sluice

Sewers Surrey & Kent Duffield Sluice 1822

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Sir John Wolfe-Barry

Sir John Wolfe-Barry

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 Bridg...

Person, Engineering

3 memorials
Sir Owen Williams

Sir Owen Williams

Engineer. Born Evan Owen Williams. He was appointed chief consulting civil engineer to the British Empire Exhibition in Wembley. Later he was the principal engineer for the Gravelly Hill Interchang...

Person, Engineering

2 memorials
Sir Wiliam Fairbairn

Sir Wiliam Fairbairn

Born Kelso. Structural engineer. Worked in shipbuilding and boiler design. Died at a relative's house at Moor Park, Farnham, Surrey.

Person, Engineering, Scotland

1 memorial
John Murdoch Harbert III

John Murdoch Harbert III

A wealthy construction industry leader in Birmingham, Alabama. Married Marguerite. In 2006 two of his children were entangled in a family feud, with Marguerite suing Raymond for profits from the fa...

Person, Armed Forces, Benefactor, Engineering, Philanthropy, USA

1 memorial
Rotherhithe Tunnel

Rotherhithe Tunnel

Road tunnel crossing under the River Thames, connecting Rotherhithe to the Ratcliff district of Limehouse. Designed by Sir Maurice Fitzmaurice, it was constructed using both a tunnelling 'shield' a...

Building, Engineering, Transport

7 memorials