Vignoles, Charles Blacker, 1793-1875Alternative names
Epithet: Creator of Mss Eur D162
British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001512.0x0003da
In 1844 the construction of the Chester and Holyhead Railway was authorised in order to speed up communication between London and Ireland. As a result, Holyhead grew into an important port. Previously, proposals had been made for the railway route to go from Bangor to Porth Dinllaen.
For an account of the career of Charles Blacker Vignoles, 1793-1875, Civil Engineer, consult Life of C.B. Vignoles by O.J. Vignoles, 1889.
From the guide to the Proposed London to Porth Dinllaen Railway Report, 1837 November 29, (Bangor University)
- Railroads Wales Porth Dinllaen
- Harbors Wales Porth Dinllaen