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Manby, Charleslocked

(1804–1884)
  • R. B. Prosser
  • , revised by Mike Chrimes

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Manby, Charles (1804–1884), civil engineer, was born on 4 February 1804, at West Cowes, Isle of Wight, the eldest son of Aaron Manby (1776–1850), engineer, and his wife Juliana, née Fewster. He received his early education at a Roman Catholic seminary, from where he was sent in 1814 to the semi-military college of St Servan at ...

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