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Canning, Sir Samuellocked

  • W. F. Spear
  • , revised by Anita McConnell


Canning, Sir Samuel (1823–1908), civil and electrical engineer, was born at Ogbourne St Andrew, Wiltshire, on 21 July 1823, the son of Robert Canning of Ogbourne St Andrew, and his wife, Frances Hyde. Educated at Salisbury, he gained his first engineering experience (1844–9) with ...

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Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers