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 Richard Trevithick

Richard Trevithick

Birth
Cornwall Unitary Authority, Cornwall, England
Death 22 Apr 1833 (aged 62)
Dartford, Dartford Borough, Kent, England
Burial Dartford, Dartford Borough, Kent, England
Memorial ID 9898 · View Source
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English inventor and mechanical engineer. Constructed the first steam railway locomotive in 1803. Inventor of the Cornish boiler. He died a pauper and was buried in a pauper's grave.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 9 Jun 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 9898
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Trevithick (13 Apr 1771–22 Apr 1833), Find A Grave Memorial no. 9898, citing St Edmund's Pleasance Burial Ground, Dartford, Dartford Borough, Kent, England ; Maintained by Find A Grave .