in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering (General); Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 1485 words.
Watt, James (1769–1848), engineer and manufacturer, was born on 5 February 1769 at Glasgow, the son of the engineer James Watt (1736–1819) and his first wife and cousin, Margaret Miller,...