Declaration by William Jackson and William Mather, both of Darlington

Made:
1889-11-19
part of archive:
Hackworth Family Archive
maker:
Hackworth, John Wesley (b 1820 – d 1891)

Declare that whilst being workmen of William Lister’s Hopetown Foundry, Darlington ‘we well remember Timothy Hackworth’s ‘Tory’ locomotive being brought off the Stockton and Darlington Railway’; dimensional drawings made under the direction of John Roseby, Lister’s foreman and three similar locomotive made ‘Ocean’, ‘Etherley’ and the ‘Middlesbro’ made using drawings; both men made patterns for the engines and assisted in building them. Signed and witnessed by Thomas W. Watson, Auctioneer, 11 Northumberland Street, Darlington and William C. Harrison, Clerk, Darlington. Referenced in Robert Young, Timothy Hackworth and the Locomotive (London: Locomotive Publishing Company, 1923), p. 398.

Details

Extent:
2 items
Identifier:
HACK/3/3/4/2

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