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 +**Francis Trevithick** søn af [[historie:​Richard Trevithick]]
 +Født [[jernbaner:​3. juni]] [[jernbaner:​1812]],​ he began the study of civil engineering around 1832, and by 1840 was employed by the Grand Junction Railway GJR.
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 +His son, Arthur Reginald Trevithick, worked for many years on the LNWR, including several years as assistant locomotive works manager at Crewe. Another son, Frederick Harvey Trevithick, worked for both the Great Western Railway and the Egyptian State Railways and at the latter advanced to Chief Mechanical Engineer.
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 +After leaving the LNWR he returned to Cornwall and became factor of the Tehidy estates, of which his Grandfather had been mineral agent in the 18th century. He wrote a biography of his father and, in 1872, had it published. He died at Penzance on 27 October 1877 and was buried there.
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 +Career
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 +    * 1840 Appointed resident engineer on the GJR between Birmingham and Crewe
 +    * 1841 Appointed Locomotive Superintendent of the GJR at Edge Hill railway works, Liverpool
 +    * 1843 Transferred to the new works at Crewe as Locomotive Superintendent. Trevithick'​s foreman at Crewe was Alexander Allan, who handled much of the design work.
 +    * 1846 When the GJR became part of the LNWR, Francis Trevithick became Locomotive Superintendent of the Northern Division. His opposite number on the Southern Division formerly the London & Birmingham Railway, was J. E. McConnell Edward Bury, the L&B loco superintendent,​ having resigned at the amalgamation in July 1846.
 +    * 1857 Northern and North Eastern formerly the Manchester & Birmingham Railway Divisions of the LNWR were combined. The Locomotive Superintendent on the North Eastern Division was John Ramsbottom, who took over at Crewe and Trevithick was obliged to resign.
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 +Other Relevant or Related Items
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 +    * LNWR 2-2-2 3020 Cornwall
 +    * Locomotives of the London and North Western Railway
  
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