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Georgian Era Commerce ~ Part IV: The St Katherine Docks and the Custom House

If you are interested in reading the previous posts on the Early Nineteenth Century Commercial District in this series, please check out the links below:  Part I: Introduction to Georgian Era Commerce Part II: The West India Docks and the … Continue reading

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Regency Celebrity: Thomas Telford, The Colossus of Roads

Thomas Telford (1757–1834) was a Scottish civil engineer, architect and stonemason, and a noted road, bridge and canal builder. After establishing himself as an engineer of road and canal projects in Shropshire, he designed numerous infrastructure projects in his native … Continue reading

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