RAILWAY WORKERS

WILLIAM BARRETT
(Coppersmith + Brazier)
Born in Oxford 1826, he married Rebecca Panting and after having two sons at Bicester they came to the Isle of Wight for the start of the building of the IW Railways. William remained working for the railway company as did his three sons. William jnr was a whitesmith, Robert was an engine driver and Harry was a steam crane driver.


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