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Menelaus, William (1818–1882), engineer and iron and steel manufacturer

John Williams

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/48056

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Menelaus, William (1818–1882), engineer and iron and steel manufacturer, was born in East Lothian on 10 March 1818. Little is known about his family background except that his father was a writer to the signet at Edinburgh, and his mother's maiden name was ...

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Subjects: Manufacturing ; History of Manufacturing and Construction ; Engineering (General)

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