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date: 25 February 2021

Fowler, Sir John, first baronetlocked

  • Mike Chrimes


Fowler, Sir John, first baronet (1817–1898), civil engineer, was born in Sheffield on 15 July 1817, the eldest of the nine children of John Fowler (b. 1784), land surveyor of Wadsley Hall, near Sheffield, and his wife, Elizabeth (1792–1858), née Swann. After attending ...

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