Vignoles, Charles Blacker, 1793-1875

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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)

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associatedWith Mills, Robert. person
associatedWith Mills, Robert, 1781-1855. person
associatedWith Osborne, John C. person
associatedWith Osborne, Richard B. (Richard Boyse), 1815-1899. person
associatedWith Vignoles Charles Blacker 1793-1875 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Railroads Wales Porth Dinllaen
Harbors Wales Porth Dinllaen


Birth 1793-05-31

Death 1875-11-17



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SNAC ID: 20130845