Person    | Male  Born 21/12/1803  Died 22/1/1887

Sir Joseph Whitworth

Categories: Engineering

Countries: Monaco

Born Stockport. Engineer working in the field of precision instruments and guns. Philanthropic, giving money for education during his life and encouraging his beneficiaries to do so after his death. Died in Monte Carlo where he had gone for his health.

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Metropolitan Water Board

Metropolitan Water Board

Taken over by Thames Water.

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1 memorial
Sir Ambrose Crowley

Sir Ambrose Crowley

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1 memorial
Henry Watson Dodds

Henry Watson Dodds

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Person, Engineering, Tragedy, South America

1 memorial
St Pancras Station

St Pancras Station

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Building, Engineering

1 memorial
A. A. Langley

A. A. Langley

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Person, Engineering

1 memorial