Clement [Clemmet], Joseph
- Anita McConnell
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. ...