Reference Entry

Acworth, Sir William Mitchell (1850-1925), railway economist

C. E. R. Sherrington and T. A. B. Corley

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Acworth, Sir William Mitchell (1850-1925), railway economist, was born at Rothley, Leicestershire, on 22 November 1850, the third son of the Revd William Acworth, vicar of Rothley, and his wife, Margaret Dundas, daughter of Andrew Mitchell of Maulside, Beath, and Blythswood Place, Glasgow. He was educated at Uppingham and at ...

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