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Donkin, Bryan (1768–1855), inventor and engineer

Roger Lloyd-Jones

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/7810

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Donkin, Bryan (1768–1855), inventor and engineer, was born at Fountain Hall, near Sandoe in Northumberland, on 22 March 1768. He was the third son of a family of eight and his father, John Donkin, an acquaintance of John Smeaton, was a land agent and surveyor for a number of estates, including those of the ...

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