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Clement [Clemmet], Josephlocked

(bap. 1779, d. 1844)
  • Anita McConnell

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Clement [Clemmet], Joseph (bap. 1779, d. 1844), engineer, was baptized on 13 June 1779 at Great Asby, Westmorland, one of several children of Thomas Clemmet, a hand-loom weaver, and his wife, Sarah, née Elliotson. The village school taught him only to read and write, but he learned from his father, who had a taste for natural history and mechanics and had built himself a lathe. ...

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