Joseph Armstrong
(1816-1877)

Died aged c. 61

Joseph Armstrong (born Bewcastle, Cumberland, 21 September 1816, died Matlock Bath 5 June 1877) was a British locomotive engineer and the second locomotive superintendent of the Great Western Railway. His younger brother George and one of his sons ("Young Joe") also became outstanding engineers in the employment of the GWR.

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Joseph Armstrong 1816-1877 Superintendent Great Western Railway Northern Division 1854-1864 lived here

Waterloo Road, opposite Newhampton Road East, Wolverhampton, United Kingdom where he was