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Bidder, George Parkerlocked

  • H. T. Wood
  • , revised by E. F. Clark


Bidder, George Parker (1806–1878), civil engineer, was born on 13 June 1806 in Moretonhampstead, Devon, the third son and sixth of nine children of William Bidder (1768–1844), a stonemason, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Parker (1769–1844). He and two of his brothers reportedly had remarkable memories. Unlike most children born with similar gifts, ...

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Devon Record Office, Exeter
Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers
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