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Gooch, Sir Daniel, first baronet (1816-1889), railway engineer and executive

Geoffrey Channon

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/10939

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Gooch, Sir Daniel, first baronet (1816-1889), railway engineer and executive, was born at Bedlington, Northumberland, on 24 August 1816, the third son of John Gooch (1763-1833) and his wife, Anna Longridge (1783-1863). His father was the cashier and bookkeeper at the Bedlington ironworks, where Gooch's maternal grandfather, Thomas Longridge Hawks ...

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