Plaque for Sir Daniel Gooch

SITE OF PLAQUE The Railway Tavern, Tredegar REASON FOR PLAQUE BGHF funded this plaque  in recognition of Sir Daniel Gooch, the world-famous engineer who received his early training at Tredegar Iron Works and later became Locomotive Engineer for Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s Great Western Railway. He employed Brunel’s ‘Great Eastern’ steamship to lay the first Trans-Atlantic…