in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
P ublished online May 2009 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building; Social and Cultural History; Conservation of the Environment (Social Science); Engineering (General). 1134 words.
Eassie, William (1832–1888), sanitary engineer and pioneer of cremation, was born at Lochee, near Dundee, on 8 September 1832, the first of two sons of William Eassie (1805–1861), a...