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Rastrick, John Urpethlocked

(1780–1856)
  • G. C. Boase
  • , revised by M. W. Kirby

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Rastrick, John Urpeth (1780–1856), civil engineer, was born at Morpeth, Northumberland, on 26 January 1780, the eldest son of John Rastrick, engineer, mill wright, and pump and patent churn maker, and his wife, Mary, née Urpeth. At the age of fifteen he was apprenticed to his father, but about 1801 he entered the ...

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Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers