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Adamson, Daniel (1820–1890), engineer and entrepreneur, was born on 30 April 1820 at Shildon, co. Durham. He was the thirteenth of fifteen children, seven sons and eight daughters, born to Daniel Adamson, landlord of the Grey Horse at Shildon, and his wife, Ann...

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Chapman, John (1801–1854), engineer and political economist, was born at Loughborough, Leicestershire, on 20 January 1801, the eldest of the three surviving sons of John Chapman, clockmaker of that town. He received his education first at a school kept by Mr Mowbray, and then under the ...

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Francis, (Bertram) Frederick (1919–1998), engineer and businessman, was born on 15 October 1919 at 30 Sumatra Road, Hampstead, London, the only child of Walter Henry Francis (b. 1892), businessman, and his wife, Florence Eleanor Dell (b. 1898). Fred, as he was usually known, was educated at ...

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Mensforth, Sir Holberry (1871–1951), engineer and engineering company executive, was born at Snow Hill, Bradford, Yorkshire, on 1 May 1871, the second son of Edward Mensforth and his wife, Dorcas, née Harrison. His father was a painter and decorator; his mother's family were machine makers, of ...

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Smith, Gavin (b. c. 1550, d. in or after 1604), engineer and projector, may have been the son of John Smith who in 1558 was the king and queen's fletcher and subsequently master of the Fletchers' Company. Gavin Smith was a citizen of ...

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Williams, Sir Robert, baronet (1860–1938), engineer and businessman, was born on 21 January 1860 at Regent Quay, Aberdeen, one of seven children of William Williams (bap. 1822, d. 1866), whisky distiller, and his wife, Mary (d. 1906), daughter of John Duthie...