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Curr, Johnlocked

  • Alexander Lock


Curr, John (1756–1823), coal viewer and engineer, was born at Kyo, near Lanchester, co. Durham, the third and youngest son of John Curr (1712–1777), a coal viewer, or mining engineer, and his wife, Elizabeth (b. 1722). As a child he was familiar with the ...

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