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Sopwith, Thomaslocked

  • Stafford M. Linsley


Sopwith, Thomas (1803–1879), surveyor and civil engineer, was born on 3 January 1803 in Pilgrim Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, possibly the only son of Jacob Sopwith (1770–1829), builder and cabinet-maker, and his wife, Isabella, daughter of Matthew Lowes. Sopwith developed early aptitudes for writing, drawing, and the cataloguing of minerals. He was educated privately, but briefly, on ...

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