Obituary notices of fellows deceased

  title={Obituary notices of fellows deceased},
  author={G. Stephenson},
  journal={Proceedings of the Royal Society of London},
  pages={i - xv}
Sir John Hawkshaw, civil engineer, was born at Leeds in 1811, and was educated at the Grammar School of that town. After serving a pupilage to an engineer of large practice in Yorkshire, he went to South America for a few years to superintend some large copper mines, and soon after his return succeeded George Stephenson as engineer to a railway between Manchester and Leeds.