John Howell Hosgood (1860-1910)

Born Cardiff in October 1860; died Cardiff 28 January 1910. Chief draughtsman to the Taff Vale Railway, then appointed Locomotive and Hydraulic Engineer to the Barry Docks and Railway Company, a position which he filled for over 18 years, during which time he designed locomotives and rolling-stock for the railway, laid out pumping-stations and plant, hydraulic coal-tips and other works. ICE obituary (online). RCTS Locomotives of the Great Western Railway. Part 10 notes that he left in July 1905, by which time most of the locomotive stock was complete.

Source: Steam Index