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Hansom, Joseph Aloysius (1803–1882), architect and inventor of the safety cab

G. C. Boase.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology; Architecture; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 1078 words.

Hansom, Joseph Aloysius (1803–1882), architect and inventor of the safety cab, was born at 63 Micklegate, York, on 26 October 1803, the second of the nine children of Henry Joseph Francis...

Meek, Marshall

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Architecture; Art. 270 words.

CBE 1989; RDI 1986; FREng, FRINA

Born 22 April 1925; s of Marshall Meek and Grace R. Smith; m 1957, Elfrida M. Cox; three d; died 7 Aug. 2013

Chairman,...

Swire, Sir John (Anthony)

in Who's Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Business Finance; Architecture; Art. 207 words.

Kt 1990; CBE 1977

Born 28 Feb. 1927; er s of late John Kidston Swire and Juliet Richenda, d of Theodore Barclay; m 1961, Moira Cecilia Ducharne; two s one ...