Person    | Male  Born 19/5/1817  Died 20/12/1878

William Baker

Categories: Engineering

William Baker

Railway engineer. In London he built the Battersea Railway Bridge, and was consulting engineer on the West London Extension Railway and the North London Railway.

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Colonel George Thomas Landmann

Colonel George Thomas Landmann

Army officer and engineer. Born Woolwich, the son of a professor at the Royal Military Academy. He studied at the Academy, joined the Royal Engineers and served abroad constructing fortifications, ...

Person, Engineering, Spain

2 memorials
Bagley's Foundry / The Foundery

Bagley's Foundry / The Foundery

There was a gun-manufacturing foundry at Windmill Hill, now Tabernacle Street EC2, until an explosion in 1716. Captured French guns were being melted and the liquid metal was poured into moulds whi...

Building, Engineering, Religion

2 memorials
Francis Ernest George Coy

Francis Ernest George Coy

Junior Assistant 3rd Engineer on the RMS Titanic. A résumé of his life can be found on the Encyclopedia Titanica website. He is also remembered on a stone in Plot 24 of the Kensico Cemetery, 273 L...

Person, Engineering, Tragedy

1 memorial
first public supply of gas in the world

first public supply of gas in the world

Royal Charter granted in 1812 to Gas Light and Coke Company for street lighting in London. Londonist published a lovely piece about the lamp lights of Victorian London still burning across the city.

Event, Engineering

1 memorial
Arthur Ward

Arthur Ward

Junior Assistant 4th Engineer on the RMS Titanic. A full résumé of his life can be found on the Encyclopedia Titanica website. He is also commemorated on the Engineers Memorial, Andrews East Park,...

Person, Engineering, Tragedy

1 memorial