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See Aveling, Thomas

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Aveling, Thomas (1824–1882), engineer and manufacturer of steamrollers, was born at Elm, near Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, on 11 September 1824, the eldest of three sons of Thomas Aveling (1801–1835), a landowner, and his wife, Ann Hobson (1802–1873). The obstetric physician ...

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Baird, Charles (1766–1843), engineer and manufacturer of steam-driven machinery, was born on 20 December 1766 at Westertown, near Carron, Stirlingshire, and baptized Gascoigne Baird at Bothkennar on 19 January 1767, one of the ten children of Nicol Baird, superintendent of the Firth and Clyde Canal...

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Hall, Samuel (bap. 1782, d. 1863), cotton spinner and engineer, was baptized on 17 March 1782 at Basford, Nottinghamshire, the second son of Robert Hall (1754–1827), cotton manufacturer and bleacher, and his wife, Ann. Marshall Hall, the physiologist, was his younger brother. In 1813 ...

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Tangye, Sir Richard (1833–1906), machine tool manufacturer and engineer, born at Broad Lane, Illogan, Cornwall, on 24 November 1833, was the fifth son in a family of six sons and three daughters of Joseph Tangye, a Quaker Cornish miner of Redruth (who afterwards became a small shopkeeper and farmer there), and his wife, ...