1-2 of 2 results  for:

  • inland waterway worker x
  • mining industrialist x
Clear all


Francis Egerton, third duke of Bridgewater (1736–1803) by Peter Rouw, 1803 © National Portrait Gallery, London


Egerton, Francis, third duke of Bridgewater (1736–1803), canal promoter and colliery owner, was born on 21 May 1736 and baptized the following month at St James's, Piccadilly, London. He was the youngest of eleven children of Scroop Egerton, first duke of Bridgewater (1681–1745)...