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date: 10 August 2020

Simpson, Jameslocked

(1799–1869)
  • John Broich

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Simpson, James (1799–1869), waterworks engineer, was born in London on 25 July 1799, the fourth son of Thomas Simpson, engineer of the Chelsea, and later Lambeth, water companies. Born in the engineer's residence at the waterworks on the north bank of the Thames...

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Institution of Civil Engineers, London
(1801–)
Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers