in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Military History; Military Administration. 828 words.
Watson, Sir Brook, first baronet (1735–1807), merchant and army official, born at Plymouth on 7 February 1735, was the only son of John Watson of Hull and his second wife, Sarah Schofield....