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Dredge, James (1840–1906), civil engineer and journalist

W. F. Spear

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/32890

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Dredge, James (1840–1906), civil engineer and journalist, was born in Bath on 29 July 1840, the younger son of James Dredge and his wife, Anne Vine. The elder James Dredge was an engineer who designed and patented a form of suspension bridge with inclined suspension rods carrying the roadway. The younger ...

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