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Hann, Jameslocked

(1799–1856)
  • Ben Marsden

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Hann, James (1799–1856), mechanical engineer and mathematician, was born at Lane House, Washington, near Gateshead, co. Durham, eldest of the seven children of James Hann (bap. 1777), colliery smith, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Smith. Hann's rudimentary formal education at school in ...

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