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Who build Tower Bridge ?
« on: Thursday 04 June 20 10:17 BST (UK) »
The Tower Bridge Website have a photograph from the L.M.A it show a group of builders in the 1890's some names are on the walk of fame on the Tower Bridge, and others names have proved to have worked there, are any of them in your tree.

John Chalk : Durham 1876 Rivet boy, Oliver Wyllie Dair: Dundee 1864 Holder up, Andrew Dick : Dundee 1863 Blacksmith, John Heaney: Glasgow1841 Boiler maker, Andrew Hutton : Fife 1836 Day Watchman, Matthew Kirkland: Govan 1863 Platter, Alexander McCallum: Glasgow1865 Carpenter, Robert McKinley : East Lothian 1858 Fitter, John William George Merker: West Lothian 1873 Stream crane driver, Edward Roughly : Wigan 1854 Engine driver, Fred Bishop : Oxford Night Watchman, George Black : Queens Ferry 1862 Stream crane driver, Edward Burns: Glasgow 1857 Stream crane driver, John Craik: Baffshire 1857 Rigger, James Sommerville : Glasgow 1866 Press maker, Andrew Langlands : Scotland 1867 Riveter, Peter Irvine: Scotland Perth 1858 Gen. Lab, Andrew McFarlane: Scotland 1849 Bridge carpenter and son Alexander : 1875 Engine driver.