Edward Pease

Died aged 91

Edward Pease (31 May 1767 – 31 July 1858), a woollen manufacturer from Darlington, England, was the main promoter of the Stockton and Darlington Railway, which opened in 1825. He is sometimes referred to as the "Father of the Railways".

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

Pease House. Edward Pease known as the father of the railways lived here.

12A, Horse Market, Darlington, United Kingdom where they lived