Daniel Gooch

British railway engineer (1816-1889)

Sir Daniel Gooch, 1st Baronet (24 August 181615 October 1889) was an English railway locomotive and transatlantic cable engineer. He was the first Superintendent of Locomotive Engines on the Great Western Railway from 1837 to 1864 and its chairman from 1865 until his death in 1889. Between 1865 and 1885 Gooch was Conservative MP for Cricklade.

Daniel Gooch by Thomas Dewell Scott (Illustrated London News, 8 December 1866)


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