John Foster, Sr.

Architect

1758 – 1827

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Who was John Foster, Sr.?

John Foster Snr an English architect, father of John Foster Jnr. Senior Surveyor to the Corporation of Liverpool succeeding Henry Berry. In 1824 he was succeeded as Senior Surveyor by his son while Jesse Hartley replaced him as dock engineer at Liverpool Dock Trustees.

During his time as dock engineer, Foster completed only one dock. He also converted Manchester Basin to an enclosed dock and expanded several other docks including George’s Dock and Queen's Dock. The warehouse at King's Dock was built by Foster.

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Born
1758
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Nationality
  • England
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Died
1827

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on July 23, 2013

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