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Rankine, (William John) Macquornlocked

(1820–1872)
  • Ben Marsden

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Rankine, (William John) Macquorn (1820–1872), civil engineer and physicist, was born in Edinburgh on 5 July 1820, the second son of David Rankine (d. 1870), rifle brigade lieutenant and civil engineer, and his wife, Barbara (d. 1871), the elder daughter of ...

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F. Boase, , 6 vols. (privately printed, Truro, 1892–1921); repr. (1965)
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London
National Archives of Scotland, Edinburgh