Edward Leader Williams

Died aged 81

Sir Edward Leader Williams Kt (28 April 1828 – 1 January 1910) was an English civil engineer, chiefly remembered as the designer of the Manchester Ship Canal, but also heavily involved in other canal projects in north Cheshire.

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Commemorated on 1 plaque

Opened 21 May 1894 by Queen Victoria Manchester Ship Canal Engineer Sir Edward Leader Williams Centenary Year 1994

Trafford Road, Salford, United Kingdom where they built