Sir John Wolfe Barry

Died aged c. 82

Sir John Wolfe Barry KCB FRS (7 December 1836 – 22 January 1918), the youngest son of famous architect Sir Charles Barry, was an English civil engineer of the late 19th and early 20th century. His most famous project is Tower Bridge over the River Thames in London which was constructed between 1886 and 1894. After receiving a knighthood in 1897, he added "Wolfe" to his inherited name in 1898 to become Sir John Wolfe Barry.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Tower Bridge opened 1894. Built to the design of Sir John Wolfe Barry the whole mechanical construction is unique in the world and the acme of steam and hydraulic power in the Victorian era.

Tower Bridge, London, United Kingdom where they designed

Sir John Wolfe Barry 1836-1918 Civil Engineer lived and died here

Delahay House, 15 Chelsea Embankment, London, United Kingdom where they lived and died (1918)