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Clarke, George Thomas Smith- (1884–1960), automobile and medical engineer

Adrian Padfield.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

P ublished online September 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Medicine and Health; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 1149 words.

Clarke, George Thomas Smith- (1884–1960), automobile and medical engineer, was born at Lower Park, Bewdley, Worcestershire, on 23 December 1884, the eldest of seven children (one of whom...

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Cumming, Alexander (1731/2–1814), watchmaker and mechanician

Gloria Clifton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 1352 words.

Cumming, Alexander (1731/2–1814), watchmaker and mechanician, is said by most sources to have been born in Edinburgh, although there is no trace of his baptism in the parish registers....

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Earnshaw, Lawrence (1707?–1767), mechanic and clockmaker

Jonathan Betts.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 703 words.

Earnshaw, Lawrence (1707?–1767), mechanic and clockmaker, was born at Mottram in Longendale, Cheshire, the son of a weaver, probably John Earnshaw (b. 1653?), who married Lidia Johnson in...

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Fromanteel, Ahasuerus (bap. 1607, d. 1693), clockmaker and mechanic

Anita McConnell.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 1033 words.

Fromanteel, Ahasuerus (bap. 1607, d. 1693), clockmaker and mechanic, was baptized in the Dutch Reformed church at Norwich on 25 February 1607, the eldest of five sons and two daughters of...

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Hindley, Henry (1700?–1771), clockmaker and mechanician

John Brooks.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 1242 words.

Hindley, Henry (1700?–1771), clockmaker and mechanician, was probably born in or near Manchester, but his early life is obscure. Already married to his wife, Sarah, he had moved to York by...

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Pinchbeck, Christopher (1669/70–1732)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 3 words.

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Pinchbeck, Christopher (1709/10–1783)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 8 words.

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Pinchbeck, Edward (1713?–1766?)

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 3 words.

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Pinchbeck family (per. c. 1720–1783), clockmakers and mechanics

Rita Shenton.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 1525 words.

Pinchbeck family (per. c. 1720–1783), clockmakers and mechanics, came to prominence through the invention of ‘pinchbeck’, a copper and zinc alloy having the appearance of gold,...

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Rowley, John (c. 1668–1728), maker of scientific instruments and mechanic

John H. Appleby.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mechanical Engineering and Materials; Science and Mathematics; Instruments and Instrumentation Engineering. 914 words.

Rowley, John (c. 1668–1728), maker of scientific instruments and mechanic, was born in Lichfield, Staffordshire, the youngest of three sons and a daughter of William Rowley (d. 1673), sword...

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