Letter from William Thompson, Darlington to John Wesley Hackworth, Darlington

Made:
1881-10-03
part of archive:
Hackworth Family Archive
maker:
Hackworth, John Wesley (b 1820 – d 1891)
and
Hackworth, Ann (b c 1818 – d 1872) (nee Turner)

Titled 'Middlesbrough Jubilee' [anniversary of railway coming to Middlesbrough]. William Thompson worked with Timothy Hackworth to build the first staithes for shipment of coal at Darlington, suggests that John Wesley Hackworth should be involved in the Jubilee. Describes work on the staithes. Thomas Greener was in charge of the engine and machinery. Referenced in Robert Young, Timothy Hackworth and the Locomotive (London: Locomotive Publishing Company, 1923), p. 240.

Details

Extent:
1 item
Identifier:
HACK/3/1/42

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