James Newlands
(1813-1871)

Died aged c. 58

James Newlands (28 July 1813 – 15 July 1871), was a Scottish civil engineer who worked in Liverpool as the first Borough Engineer appointed in the United Kingdom, and is credited with designing and implementing the first integrated sewerage system in the world in 1848.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

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James Newlands the first borough engineer Liverpool 1847-1871 lived here

Oxford Street, Liverpool, United Kingdom where they lived

James Newlands Born 28 July 1813 Edinburgh Died 15 July Liverpool. Lived here 1851-61. Liverpool and the country's first borough engineer 3 February 1847

4 Overton Street, Liverpool, United Kingdom where they Lived here (1851-1861)