Mr. R.G. Ford, Engineer for Construction, Victorian Railways : report of the Board Appointed to Enquire into Certain Charges Brought Against Mr. R.G. Ford, Engineer for Construction, Victorian Railways : together with minutes of evidence and appendices

Corporate Author: Victoria. Board Appointed to Enquire into Certain Charges Brought Against Mr. R.G. Ford, Engineer for Construction, Victorian Railways
Other Authors: Alley, J. H. b. 1828, Payne, Charles Bradney, 1827-1890, Rede, Robert William, 1815-1904
Published: Melbourne : John Ferres, Government Printer, 1882
Parliamentary Paper Number: Parliamentary paper (Victoria. Parliament) ; 1882-83, no. 33
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Item Description: "Presented to both Houses of Parliament by His Excellency's command"
Board: Rob. Rede (chairman), J. H. Alley and Charles B. Payne
Witnesses: James Daniel [or Denman?] Baxter (civil engineer Railway Dept.), Robert Bowman (inspector of permanent way Railway Dept.), William Edward Bryson (engineer Goulburn Shire), Robert Buchanan (Buchanan and Nodrum ironfounders Sandridge), William Cain (contractor), George Couch (engineer/contractor Alliance Iron Works), Willoughby Curtois (asst. engineer/surveyor Railway Dept. Bacchus Marsh), John Hugh Davies (asst. engineer/surveyor Railway Dept.), William Egerton (manager Victorian Rolling Co.), Robert Lewis John Ellery (govt. astronomer), William Elsdon (engineer-in-chief/general manager Railway Dept.), Robert Gray Ford (chief engineer of construction Railway Dept.), Edward Gilks (lithographic draughtsman Railway Dept.), Robert Hicksh (draughtsman engineer-in-chief's office Railway Dept.), George Richard Hill (civil engineer/draughtsman construction branch Railway Dept.), William Himen (lithographic branch manager Railway Dept.), William Howard (Howard and Cooke ironfounders), James Buchanan Hutton (valuer Railway Dept.), Peter Johns (ironfounder), George Jones (roads contractor), Peyton Jones (asst. engineer/surveyor engineer-in-chief's branch Railway Dept.), Maurice Edwin Kernot (civil engineer Railway Dept.), Andrew Lang (ironwork inspector Railway Dept.), George T. A. Lavater (accountant Railway Dept.), John McDonald (inspector Railway Dept.), John P. Madden (resident engineer Caulfield and Frankston railway), Alexander L. Martin (surveyor/civil engineer), William Robert [also given as Richard] Martin (civil engineer Railway Dept.), Cyrus Mason (general draughtsman Railway Dept.), Charles Gibson Millar (C. and E. Millar railway contractors), Edward Noble (ironfounder), Hugh Owen (manager A. and R. Amos NSW railway contractors), Edward Philpott (signal engineer Railway Dept.), John Pigdon (contractor), Richard Frederick Ponting (inspector of works Railway Dept.), Francis Rennick (civil engineer), John Richmond (inspector of permanent way Railway Dept.), Charles James Robinson (Robinson and Son ironfounders), John Russell (clerk Langlands Foundry), John Sadler (yard inspector Spencer St. Station), John Scott (engineer Atlas Company), Robert Singleton (accountant engineer-in-chief's office Railway Dept.), Alexander Suttie (inspector of works Railway Dept.), John Trapani Thomson (engineer/draftsman Railway Dept.), William Todd (inspector of permanent way Railway Dept.), Thomas Tozer (engineer Melbourne), William Walton (surveyor Railway Dept.), Robert Watson (civil engineer/engineer-in-chief Railway Dept.), John Wilkinson (civil engineer) and Thomas Hale Woodroffe (mechanical engineer/draughtsman Railway Dept.)
Appendix A: Statement prepared and printed by direction of the Board (A. W. Vines (sec. to the Board))
Appendix B: R. Bain and Son's account for ironwork : comparative statement showing prices as per tenders received (Contract No. 1261), and prices paid to Bain and Son for similar work (compiled under directions of A. W. Vines, sec. to the Board, 21/4/82 ,from exhibits submitted to the Ford Board
Appendix C: Apportionment of amounts included in orders on Messrs. Bain and Son submitted to the Board in connection with Charge No. 5 (exclusive of items not in dispute) (A. W. Vines (sec. to the Board))
Physical Description: xviii, 217p. ; 33cm.