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Alexander, Daniel Asher (1768–1846), architect and engineer

Annette Peach.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Engineering (General). 804 words.

Alexander, Daniel Asher (1768–1846), architect and engineer, was born on 6 May 1768 in the parish of St Olave, Southwark, London, the son of Daniel Alexander, broker, and his wife,...

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Beckett, Edmund [formerly Edmund Beckett Denison], first Baron Grimthorpe (1816–1905), ecclesiastical controversialist, architect, and horologist

L. C. Sanders.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion; Architecture; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 1532 words.

Beckett, Edmund [formerly Edmund Beckett Denison], first Baron Grimthorpe (1816–1905), ecclesiastical controversialist, architect, and horologist, was born at Carlton Hall, near Newark, on...

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Castle, Richard (d. 1751), architect and engineer

A. M. Rowan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Engineering (General). 851 words.

Castle, Richard (d. 1751), architect and engineer, may have adopted his surname, which also appears as Castles, Cassel, and Cassels, to indicate a connection with Kassel in Germany....

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Caus, Salomon de (c. 1576–1626), engineer and architect

H. A. M. Snelders.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Engineering (General). 918 words.

Caus, Salomon de (c. 1576–1626), engineer and architect, was born in the pays de Caux (whence derived the family name) in Normandy, probably in Dieppe. He was a relative (possibly an uncle)...

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Cundy, Nicholas Wilcocks (1778–c. 1837), architect and engineer

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Engineering (General). 5 words.

See Cundy, Thomas, the elder

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Ducart, Davis (d. 1780x86), engineer and architect

A. M. Rowan.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Engineering (General). 766 words.

Ducart, Davis (d. 1780x86), engineer and architect, has been variously described as 'an English Engineer who had been long in the Sardinian service' (Mullins, 26), 'an Italian Engineer and...

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Foster, John (1759–1827), architect and engineer

Adrian Jarvis.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Engineering (General). 815 words.

Foster, John (1759–1827), architect and engineer, was born in Liverpool, the son of John Foster (d. 1801), master joiner, and his wife, Isabella. Although little known outside Liverpool,...

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Fowke, Francis (1823–1865), engineer and architect

H. M. Chichester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Engineering (General). 1473 words.

Fowke, Francis (1823–1865), engineer and architect, was born on 7 July 1823 at Ballysillan, Belfast, the eldest of the three children of John Fowke (1794–1851), lieutenant in the 68th...

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Galloway, Christopher (fl. 1621–1645), architect and engineer

Jeremy Howard.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Engineering (General). 736 words.

Galloway, Christopher (fl. 1621–1645), architect and engineer, was sometimes known as Halloway and Holloway, and in Russian as Khristofor Khristoforov Galovey, Alavey, or Khalove. He worked...

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Gough, Alexander Dick (1804–1871), architect and engineer

Peter Howell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Architecture; Engineering (General). 961 words.

Gough, Alexander Dick (1804–1871), architect and engineer, was born on 3 November 1804. Of his parents nothing is known. With his wife, Mary Ann, he had two sons: Charles H. Gough and Hugh...

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