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McNaught, Williamlocked

  • Richard L. Hills


McNaught, William (1813–1881), mechanical engineer, was born on 27 May 1813 at Sneddon, Paisley, Renfrewshire, the son of John McNaught, steam engineer, and his wife, Mary Lindsay. His parents moved in 1820 to Glasgow, where he received a good education. As he wished to follow in his father's footsteps he was apprenticed at fourteen to ...

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