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Adams, Dudley (1762–1830)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 3 words.

See Adams family

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Adams family (per. 1734–1817), makers of scientific instruments and globes

John R. Millburn.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cartography; World History; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 1900 words.

Adams family (per. 1734–1817), makers of scientific instruments and globes, came to prominence through George Adams senior (bap. 1709, d. 1772), who was baptized on 17 April 1709 in the...

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Anderson, Adam (1780–1846), natural philosopher and engineer

Kenneth J. Cameron.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; Engineering (General). 867 words.

Anderson, Adam (1780–1846), natural philosopher and engineer, was born on 29 June 1780 in Tulliallan parish, Perthshire, third son in the family of four sons and two daughters of Andrew...

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Desaguliers, John Theophilus (1683–1744), natural philosopher and engineer

Patricia Fara.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; Engineering (General). 3070 words.

Desaguliers, John Theophilus (1683–1744), natural philosopher and engineer, was born on 12 March 1683 at La Rochelle, France, the only surviving child of Jean Desaguliers (1644–1699),...

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Hauksbee, Francis (bap. 1660, d. 1713), natural philosopher and scientific instrument maker

Stephen Pumfrey.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 1741 words.

Hauksbee, Francis (bap. 1660, d. 1713), natural philosopher and scientific instrument maker, was baptized on 27 May 1660 in the parish of St Mary-at-the-Walls, Colchester, the fifth of five...

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Huddart, Joseph (1741–1816), hydrographer and engineer

Susanna Fisher.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History; Naval Forces and Warfare; Oceanography and Hydrology; Engineering (General). 1292 words.

Huddart, Joseph (1741–1816), hydrographer and engineer, was born on 11 January 1741 at Allonby, Cumberland, the only child of William Huddart (1704–1762), farmer and shoemaker, and his...

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Jones, John (1835–1877), geologist and engineer

W. J. Harrison.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering (General); Geology and the Lithosphere. 395 words.

Jones, John (1835–1877), geologist and engineer, was born in the neighbourhood of Wolverhampton. While young he began to study the rocks of his native district, and published a short...

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Lloyd, John Augustus (1800–1854), engineer and surveyor

H. M. Chichester.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Engineering (General). 1005 words.

Lloyd, John Augustus (1800–1854), engineer and surveyor, the youngest son of John Lloyd of King's Lynn, Norfolk, was born in London on 1 May 1800. He was educated successively at private...

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Mill, Henry (bap. 1683, d. 1770), surveyor and engineer

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History; Geodesy and Surveying for Maps and Charts; Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Engineering (General). 488 words.

Mill, Henry (bap. 1683, d. 1770), surveyor and engineer, was baptized on 12 April 1683 in the church of St Ann Blackfriars, London, the son of Andrew and Dorothy Mill. He was of the Mill...

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Millington, John (1779–1868), engineer and natural philosopher

Charlotte Webb.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography; Philosophy; Engineering (General). 1133 words.

Millington, John (1779–1868), engineer and natural philosopher, was born on 11 May 1779 in Hammersmith, Middlesex, the third child of Thomas Charles Millington, attorney, and Ruth Hill....

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