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Sir John Rennie

Person  Male  Born 30/8/1794  Died 3/9/1874

Categories: Engineering

Civil engineer. Born 27 Stamford Street. In London, worked on Waterloo, Southwark and London Bridges. President of the Institute of Civil Engineers, 1845-8. Died at Bengeo, near Hertford.

Easy to confuse with his father of the same name, also a civil engineer. The father did the design work on a number of projects which the son saw through to construction. The name panel at IC may refer to either.

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Sir John Rennie

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73703

Bridges - plaques to the left

The pale palque between the two dark ones carries some near-illegible etching...

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51388

London Bridge - Duke Street Hill

{Below an etching of the Rennie bridge:} London bridge 1825 - 1967 These gran...

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52676

Nancy's Steps

The plaque has the facts wrong; in the novel Nancy is murdered in her house. ...

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45582

Rennie at IC

No way of knowing which Rennie is intended so we've linked both.

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