Joseph Locke
(1805-1860)

Died aged 55

(For other people named Joseph Locke, see Joseph Locke (disambiguation).) Joseph Locke (9 August 1805 – 18 September 1860) was a notable English civil engineer of the nineteenth century, particularly associated with railway projects. Locke ranked alongside Robert Stephenson and Isambard Kingdom Brunel as one of the major pioneers of railway development.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Peter Hughes on Flickr
Peter Beard on Geograph

Joseph Locke 1805-1860. Engineer to the Lancaster and Carlisle Railway Opened December 15th 1846. President of the Institution of Civil Engineers 1858 and 1859.

Railway Station, Lancaster, United Kingdom where they was

This park was donated to the town in memory of Joseph Locke railway engineer 1805-1860 who was raised in Barnsley

Locke Park, Barnsley, United Kingdom where they lived near