Old Photograph New Bridge Montrose Scotland

Old photograph of the new bridge to Montrose, Scotland. This bridge carries the A92 public road over the River South Esk between Montrose and Ferryden, and at the entrance to Montrose Basin. The entirety of its structure falls within the parish of Montrose. Montrose New Bridge was completed to the design of Sir E wen Williams in 1930, replacing an earlier suspension bridge. Sir Evan Owen Williams, born 20 March 1890, died 23 May 1969, was a British engineer and architect. Williams born at 16 Caroline Terrace in Tottenham, London, England, on 20 March 1890. He was the son of Evan Owen Williams, a Welsh-born grocer and Mary Roberts. Originally both farmers, they both moved to London some years before Owen was born. Williams had two sisters and two brothers. Mary Kate, died young, but the second born, Elizabeth Maud, became an author. Owen had an older brother, Robert Osian, who was a successful banker and came out of retirement to manage the finances of his brother's engineering practice which was launched in 1940.

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