Henry Berry

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Henry Berry, (1719 in England – 1812) was Liverpool's second dock engineer succeeding Thomas Steers and being succeeded by Thomas Morris. Berry Street in Liverpool may be named after Berry who lived in a house at the junction with Duke Street, where the White Horse pub stands.[1]

He built Salthouse Dock, George's Dock and King's Docks in Liverpool. He designed Queen's Dock for the Hull Dock Company which opened Tuesday 22 September 1778.[2] In 1769 he checked Peter P Burdett's survey for the route of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal.[3] He also designed the Sankey Canal.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Liverpool Street Names". Archived from the original on 17 May 2008. Retrieved 5 April 2008.
  2. ^ Hull Dock Company
  3. ^ Waterways Engineers and Surveyors Henry Berry 1720 – 1812
  4. ^ Sankey Navigation (The first canal) Archived 2006-10-08 at the Wayback Machine

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Preceded by
Thomas Steers
Engineer to Mersey Docks and Harbour Board
1750-1788
Succeeded by
Thomas Morris