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Priestman, William Dent (1847–1936), engineer

James Dent Priestman

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/47180

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Priestman, William Dent (1847–1936), engineer, was born on 23 August 1847 at East Mount, Sutton, near Hull, the second son of eleven children of Samuel Priestman (1800–1872), corn miller and railway company director, and his wife, Mary Anne (1807–1899), daughter of William Dent...

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Subjects: Engineering (General)

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