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Rennie, John (1761-1821), engineer

Andrew Saint

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/23376

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Rennie, John (1761-1821), engineer, was born on 7 June 1761 at Phantassie, Haddingtonshire, the youngest of the nine children of James Rennie (d. 1766), a farmer and owner of a brewery, and his wife, Jean, née Rennie (1720-1783). George Rennie (1749-1828), the agriculturist, was his oldest brother and took over ...

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