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Newcomen, Thomaslocked

(bap. 1664, d. 1729)
  • John S. Allen


Newcomen, Thomas (bap. 1664, d. 1729), ironmonger and inventor of the atmospheric steam engine, was born at Dartmouth, Devon, and baptized at St Saviour's Church on 28 February 1664, one of two sons of Elias Newcomen (d. 1702), a freeholder, shipowner, and merchant, and his wife, ...

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