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Palmer, Henry Robinsonlocked

(1795–1844)
  • Ronald M. Birse
  • , revised by Mike Chrimes

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Palmer, Henry Robinson (1795–1844), civil engineer, was born in Hackney in 1795, one of the many children of the Revd Samuel Palmer, nonconformist minister, and his wife, Elizabeth, née Walker. He was educated at the academy run by his father. From 1811 to 1816 he was apprenticed to ...

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Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers