Braithwaite, John, the elder (bap. 1760, d. 1818), engineer and diver, was baptized at St Albans Abbey, Hertfordshire, on 20 July 1760, the second son of five children of William Braithwaite (bap. 1732, d. 1800), whitesmith and engine maker, and Mary Crowther (...
William Ronald Braithwaite
William Ronald Braithwaite and John Bevan
Deane, Charles Anthony (1796–1848), diver and inventor of diving equipment, was born in September 1796 at 53 Hughes Fields, Deptford, Kent, and was baptized at St Nicholas's Church, Deptford, on 2 October 1796, the son of John Deane (bap. 1766, d. 1830)...
See Hubback, Arthur Benison
Maker: unknown artist
Perrins, Isaac (1750x57–1801), pugilist and mechanical engineer, of whom few early details are known, appears, unusually for a member of the eighteenth-century boxing fraternity, to have been well educated and, as various extant letters in copperplate handwriting show, certainly extremely literate.
Perrins's enduring fame in the prize ring rests primarily on his memorable bout with the celebrated ...
Richard Ian Hunter
Walker, Richard Stuart (1918–1985), angler and engineer, was born on 29 May 1918 at 16 Fishpond Road, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, the only child of Richard Harry Walker (1892–1956), government clerk, and his wife, Elsie May (1892–1990), daughter of Frederick A. Cooper of Stanbridge, Bedfordshire...
Maker: Charles Edward Shuttleworth Beloe
Walker [formerly Bellenie, Bellenie-Walker], William Robert (1869–1918), diver, was born William Robert Bellenie on 21 October 1869 at 124 Hill Street, Walworth, Surrey, one of four sons and one daughter in the family of William John Bellenie, a carpenter of Italian ancestry, and his wife, ...