Person    | Male  Born 19/5/1817  Died 20/12/1878

William Baker

Categories: Engineering

William Baker

Railway engineer. In London he built the Battersea Railway Bridge, and was consulting engineer on the West London Extension Railway and the North London Railway.

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Cuthbert Arthur Brereton

Cuthbert Arthur Brereton

Civil engineer. His many projects include: with Wolfe-Barry, the 1903 Kew Bridge, over the Thames, correctly known as King Edward VII Bridge; his involvement with the construction of the Barry and ...

Person, Engineering

1 memorial
Jim Marshall

Jim Marshall

Businessman and pioneer of guitar amplification. Born in London. An electrical engineer he built a portable amplification system, which he used in his evening job as a singer and drummer.  On 7 Jul...

Person, Engineering, Music / songs

2 memorials
Michelangelo

Michelangelo

Sculptor, painter, architect and poet.

Person, Architecture, Art, Engineering, Poetry, Sculpture, Seriously Famous, Italy

4 memorials
Islington Tunnel

Islington Tunnel

960 yards (878 metres) long, designed by James Morgan, built over the three years 1815 to 1818.  Caroline's Miscellany has a good post.

Building, Engineering

3 memorials
David Gestetner

David Gestetner

Inventor and industrialist. Born in Csorna, Hungary. Worked in Vienna before emigrating to America. Returned to Vienna where he entered a partnership making equipment for hectographs (an early form...

Person, Engineering, Austria, France, Hungary, USA

1 memorial