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Handyside, Andrew (1805–1887), iron founder and engineer

Robert Thorne

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/47598

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Handyside, Andrew (1805–1887), iron founder and engineer, was born on 25 July 1805 in Edinburgh, the son of Hugh Handyside, ironmonger, and Margaret Baird. As a young man he followed the example of his brother William Handyside (1793–1850) by going to work with his uncle ...

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Subjects: Civil Engineering, Surveying, and Building ; Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction

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