Person    | Male  Born 13/6/1854  Died 11/2/1931

Sir Charles Parsons

Categories: Engineering, Science

Scientist and engineer. Designed marine turbines.
Born 13 Connaught Place, Hyde Park into an aristocratic family. Died on board the liner The Duchess of Richmond, after taking ill in Jamaica.

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Sir Charles Parsons

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Parsons Library

1854 - 1931 This library is dedicated to Sir Charles Parsons, scientist and ...

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Lighthouse Automation Programme

Lighthouse Automation Programme

The conversion to automatic operation of all the lighthouses and light vessels. The last one to be done (perfectly timed to occur on Trafalgar Day) was North Foreland Light in Kent. For the 400 yea...

Event, Engineering, Transport

1 memorial
Thomas Telford

Thomas Telford

Stonemason, architect and civil engineer. Born Eskdale, Dumfriesshire. Aged 12 left school to work for a local stonemason. Aged 25 rode on horseback to London. Built roads, bridges and canals. Neve...

Person, Architecture, Engineering, Scotland

2 memorials
Gresley Society Trust

Gresley Society Trust

From the Trust's website: "Our purpose is to study and celebrate the life and works of Sir Nigel Gresley in particular, and the works and achievements of the London & North Eastern Railway in g...

Group, Community / Clubs, Engineering, History, Transport

1 memorial
Harpinder Singh Narula

Harpinder Singh Narula

Trustee of The Memorial Gates Trust. Harpinder Singh Narula was born in December 1953 in India. Our Picture Source and his Wikipedia page gives some information about this man.

Person, Engineering, India

1 memorial
William Young Moyes

William Young Moyes

Senior 6th Engineer on the RMS Titanic. A full résumé of his life can be found on the Encyclopedia Titanica website. He is also commemorated on the Engineers Memorial, Andrews East Park, Above Bar...

Person, Engineering, Tragedy, Scotland

1 memorial