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Rastrick, John Urpeth (1780-1856), civil engineer

George Clement Boase and Maurice Kirby

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/23153

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Rastrick, John Urpeth (1780-1856), civil engineer, was born at Morpeth, Northumberland, on 26 January 1780, the eldest son of John Rastrick, engineer, mill wright, and pump and patent churn maker, and his wife, Mary, née Urpeth. At the age of fifteen he was apprenticed to his father, but about 1801 ...

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