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William Jenkins was Locomotive Superintendent of the LYR from 1845-1867.
John A. F. Aspinall was Chief Mechanical Engineer (CME) of the LYR from 1886-1899 and General Manager from 1899-1919.
Henry Hoy was CME from 1899-1904 when he left to become General Manager of Beyer Peacock.
George Hughes was CME from 1904 until the end of the independent existence of the LYR on 31 December 1921 at which point it merged with the London and North Western Railway becoming part of the LMS on 1 January 1923. Hughes remained as CME of the LNWR and LMS until his retirement in 1926.