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Medhurst, Georgelocked

(bap. 1759, d. 1827)
  • R. B. Prosser
  • , revised by Anita McConnell

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Medhurst, George (bap. 1759, d. 1827), mechanical engineer, was baptized on 11 February 1759 at Shoreham, Kent, the son of George and Anne Medhurst. He was in business as a clockmaker at Pleasant Row, Clerkenwell, London, until the imposition in 1797 of a duty on clocks depressed trade. He then turned to engineering, working at ...

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