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Brindley, Jameslocked

(1716–1772)
  • K. R. Fairclough

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Brindley, James (1716–1772), civil engineer, was born at Tunstead in the parish of Wormhill in Derbyshire, the eldest of seven children of James Brindley (c.1684–1769/70), yeoman, and his wife, Susannah Bradbury (c.1695–1779). The couple had married in Chesterfield on 25 June 1716. About 1726 the family moved to a farm at ...

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