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Penn, Johnlocked

(1805–1878)
  • Andrew Lambert

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Penn, John (1805–1878), marine engineer, the son of the engineer John Penn (1770–1843), was born at Greenwich, Kent, and was apprenticed to his father. At an early age he demonstrated remarkable aptitude for engineering—in practical workmanship, design, and management—and he soon joined his father in the management of the family business, later ...

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Calendars of the grants of probate … made in … HM court of probate [England and Wales]
(1920–)
F. Boase, , 6 vols. (privately printed, Truro, 1892–1921); repr. (1965)
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