Francis, James

Francis, James (Bicheno)

(1815–92) engineer; born at Southleigh, England. He emigrated to America in 1833. The son of a railroad engineer, he worked on numerous railroad projects in New York and New England. He harnessed the power of the Merrimac River in Lowell, Mass. (1845–50), and contributed to other power projects before retiring in 1885.
The Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography, by John S. Bowman. Copyright © Cambridge University Press 1995. Reproduced with permission.
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Our executive committee consists of Richard Cunningham, Diane Francis, James Graham, Lawrence Herman, Ken Jones, Richard Newcomb, Paul Rosado, and Christopher Sands.
Devoted Grandmother of Kyle, Aaron, Soraya, Myah, Francis, James, lloydd, Callum, Aiysha, Khalid and Caleb and much loved Great Grandmother to Domonique, Ellodie, Coraline, Azalea and Maya.
Cory Allen, Gareth Anscombe, Hallam Amos, Kristian Dacey, Aled Davies, Dominic Day, Tomas Francis, James King, Matthew Morgan, Tyler Morgan, Ross Moriarty.
His four sons, Francis, James, George and Robert also joined the Tynemouth crew at the same time.
He was pre-deceased by siblings, George, Joseph, Francis, James, Brendon, Elizabeth, Marie, Paul & Thomas Bailey, Katherine Martin and Natalie Burgoyne.
Club members Neil Baldwin, Phil Bowker, Mark Francis, James Moorhouse and Matthew Thorpe each had the honour of playing a game against him.
- Love Teresa, Francis, Grandchildren, Marie, Francis, James, Hayley, Great Grandchildren Chelsey and Alyssia xxxx LEAHY Michael Dad I miss you so much, your lovely smile, the hugs we shared.
Walton Poulton Victoria (Jack Rowan, Connor Cunningham) edged out Netherley WLL (Jamie Irvine) tomove top of the under-13s, while The Feds (Steve Smith 2, Gary Dodd, Lee Francis, James Scott) won a nine-goal thriller with Paschal Ola (Warren Christie, Lewis Jones, Liam Benali, Paul Welsh) 5-4.
The show featured a white-wall presentation of the work of several artists from a wide range of publishers, including Sol Le Witt, Jeff Koons, Sam Francis, James Rizzi, Richard Haas, Robert Rauschenberg, Pablo Picasso, Marc Chagall, Markus Pierson, Mackenzie Thorpe, Dr.
He was predeceased by his parents, James and Elizabeth (Logan) Reynolds; his sister, Patricia Graham; and four brothers, Francis, James, Rev.
Plasmawr athletes such as Rebecca Morrell, Miriam Davies, Ffion Cox, Dominic Francis, James Jerrell and Tom Jones were nominated to carry the Olympic torch for Wales.

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