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Trevithick, Richardlocked

(1771–1833)
  • Philip Payton

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Trevithick, Richard (1771–1833), engineer, was born near Carn Brea in the parish of Illogan, Cornwall, on 13 April 1771, the only son and youngest of the six children of Richard Trevithick (1735–1797) and Anne Teague (d. 1810). The elder Richard, a practical miner, worked in a number of the copper mines in the extensive ...

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, 63 vols. (1885–1900), suppl., 3 vols. (1901); repr. in 22 vols. (1908–9); 10 further suppls. (1912–96); (1993)