William George Beattie
William George Beattie, locomotive engineer, was the son of Joseph Hamilton Beattie. He joined the London and South Western Railway in 1862 as a draughtsman at Nine Elms Locomotive Works. He succeeded his father as Locomotive Engineer of the LSWR following Joseph's death in 1871. He was not however a success in this post and was forced to resign in 1878. He died in 1918.
Marshall, John, (1978), A biographical dictionary of locomotive engineers, David & Charles.
Joseph Hamilton Beattie
|Locomotive Superintendent of the London and South Western Railway
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