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Telford, Thomas (1757-1834), civil engineer

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Surname: Telford
Forenames: Thomas
Gender: Male
Date: 1757-1834
Biography: ODNB link for Telford, Thomas (1757-1834), civil engineer
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P144465 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P28090 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Thomas Telford
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1779-1834: corresp, reports and papers
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 13863 Campbell

See NRA(S)0467
2
1782-1833: corresp with Andrew Little and Little family
Institution of Civil Engineers
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982; Annual Return 1997
3
1795-1804: corresp, plans and accounts rel to Bewdley bridge
Worcestershire Archive and Archaeology Service
NRA 12165 Marcy
4
1800-03: designs for rebuilding London Bridge with related correspondence with James Watt
Birmingham: Archives, Heritage and Photography Service
5
1800-32: corresp, notebooks and papers
Institution of Civil Engineers
NRA 14021
6
19th cent: canal plan, Cheshire and Staffordshire
Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Archive Service: Staffordshire County Record Office
NRA 3515 Staffs RO misc
7
19th-20th cent: corresp, accounts, plans, family papers of his assistant James Thomson
Ironbridge Gorge Museum Library and Archives
See Annual return 1992
8
1801-1802: letters to Professor Copland
Institution of Civil Engineers
See Annual Return 2010
9
1803-34: corresp, reports and papers
Parliamentary Archives
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
10
1805-34: papers
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
11
1806-26: corresp and reports rel to Clyde and Forth canal and docks
Glasgow City Archives
NRA 13871 Clyde Port
12
1808: drawings of roads
Dumfries and Galloway Archives
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
13
1809: report on the Aberdeenshire canal
Aberdeen University, Special Collections Centre
14
1815-31: plans of Dundee harbour
Dundee City Archives
NRA 13496 Dundee Harbour

See NRA(S)1653
15
1817-26: reports on St Albans turnpike
Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
16
1817-29: reports on river Dee
Flintshire Record Office
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
17
1818: report on Knaresborough canal
Yorkshire Archaeological and Historical Society
NRA 12891 Slingsby
18
1828-30: corresp, reports and papers rel to Morpeth bridge
Northumberland Archives
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
19
1822: report on proposed navigation to Norwich
Norfolk Record Office
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
20
1823: reports on Boston haven
Boston Library
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
21
1823: corresp, reports and papers rel to London bridge
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
22
1823-27: corresp and reports rel to Brentford bridge
London Metropolitan Archives: City of London
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
23
1823-33: corresp and report on Seaham harbour
Durham County Record Office
NRA 11528 Vane-Tempest-Stewart
24
1824-25: corresp, reports and plans rel to Mythe Bridge Tewkesbury
Gloucestershire Archives
NRA 7012 Thomson
25
1825-26: corresp, plan and papers rel to Somerset turnpikes
Somerset Heritage Centre (South West Heritage Trust)
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
26
1826-89: papers rel to Greenock harbour
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See Annual return 1998
27
1829: papers rel to Folkestone harbour
Kent History and Library Centre
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
28
1833-34: diary
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
29
1834: plan and report on Dover harbour
Kent History and Library Centre
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
30
1835-1836: corresp rel to his grave and statue in Westminster Abbey
Westminster Abbey Library and Muniment Room
31
corresp and papers
Ironbridge Gorge Museum Library and Archives
NRA 22554 Telford
32
corresp and reports rel to Rochester bridge
Rochester Bridge Trust
NRA 10539 Rochester
33
corresp, reports and papers rel to Shropshire
Shropshire Archives
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
34
1795-1832: corresp with Boulton & Watt
Birmingham: Archives, Heritage and Photography Service
NRA 14609 Boulton & Watt

See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982
35
drawings of St Katherine's Docks
Institution of Civil Engineers
36
letterbooks, corresp and reports
National Records of Scotland (formerly National Archives of Scotland)
NRA 28867 British Fishery
37
ms plans
Waterways Archive, Gloucester
See British Archives (3rd ed)
38
report on King's Lynn harbour
Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections
See HMC MS papers of British scientists 1600-1940, 1982

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