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Martin, Edward

H. S. Torrens.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Mineralogy and Gems; Geology and the Lithosphere. 1073 words.

Martin, Edward (c. 1763–1818), mineral surveyor and civil engineer, was born at Matterdale, Cumberland, the youngest of the eight children of Joseph Martin (1712–1790) and his wife, Susanna...

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Roscoe, Kenneth Harry

Andrew N. Schofield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Petrology; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Mineralogy and Gems. 924 words.

Roscoe, Kenneth Harry (1914–1970), soil mechanics engineer, was born at Worsley, Lancashire, on 13 December 1914, the eldest in the family of three sons and one daughter of Colonel Harry...

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