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Hornblower, Jonathanlocked

(1717–1780)
  • Richard L. Hills

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Hornblower, Jonathan (1717–1780), engineer, was born on 30 October 1717 at Broseley, Shropshire, the eldest son of Joseph Hornblower (1696?–1762), engine builder, and his first wife, Rebecca. His father went to Cornwall in 1725 to erect a Newcomen engine at Wheal Rose, near ...

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