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Thomson, James (1822–1892), mechanical engineer

Crosbie Smith

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/27312

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Thomson, James (1822–1892), mechanical engineer, was born on 16 February 1822 in College Square, Belfast, the third among the seven children of James Thomson (1786–1849), professor of mathematics, and his wife, Margaret (d. 1830), daughter of William Gardner, a merchant in Glasgow...

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