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Maudslay, Henry (1771-1831), mechanical engineer

R. Angus Buchanan

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/18357
Maudslay, Henry (1771-1831), mechanical engineer


Maudslay, Henry (1771-1831), mechanical engineer, was born on 22 August 1771 at Woolwich, the son of Henry Maudslay sometimes Maudsley; (d. c.1780) who was a native of Clapham in Yorkshire who had served in the Royal Artillery and had become a workman at the Woolwich arsenal. Maudslay's father died while ...

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