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Telford

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(Placename) a town in W central England, in Telford and Wrekin unitary authority, Shropshire: designated a new town in 1963. Pop: 138 241 (2001)

Telford

(ˈtɛlfəd)
n
(Biography) Thomas. 1757–1834, Scottish civil engineer, known esp for his roads and such bridges as the Menai suspension bridge (1825)
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1834: Thomas Telford, Scottish engineer, road, bridge and canal builder, died in London and was buried in Westminster Abbey.
It comes as the school becomes part of the Thomas Telford Multi-Academy Trust, joining Thomas Telford School, Madeley Academy, Sandwell Academy, Walsall Academy and Redhill Primary Academy.
FOOTBALL: Thomas Telford student Sophie Bramford is starting the season with an international boost after a call-up to the England Under-18 squad.
OLDER people in Anglesey are invited to try Zumba at a free taster class at The Thomas Telford Centre in Menai Bridge on Tuesday, August 6, at 5pm.
The library, which was left a bequest in Thomas Telford's will, holds a wide range of books.
DNA testing confirmed the identity as Private Thomas Telford Edmundson, a 20-year-old from Sunderland who died on April 26, 1915, and whose body had never been accounted for.
Private Thomas Telford Edmundson is laid to rest, more than a century after his death
The team are moving forward with the positive momentum gained from their first matches, and looking forward to meeting Thomas Telford again in a League Match later this week.
It follows a week-long public vote to choose between three historical Scottish figures - Mary Somerville, James Clerk Maxwell and Thomas Telford - judged to have made significant contributions to the field of science and innovation.
A shortlist - including physicist James Clerk Maxwell, science writer Mary Somerville and engineer Thomas Telford - has been drawn up for use on the notes, which will be brought out later this year.