in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1233 words.
Allport, Sir James Joseph (1811–1892), railway manager, was born at Birmingham on 27 February 1811, the third son of William Allport (d. 1823) of Birmingham and his wife, Phoebe, daughter...