in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport. 894 words.
Bonsor, Sir (Henry) Cosmo Orme, first baronet (1848–1929), brewer and railway manager, was born on 2 September 1848 at Great Bookham, near Dorking, Surrey. He was the son of Joseph Bonsor...
in American National Biography Online
January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Transport Technology and Trades; Transport; Manufacturing; History of Manufacturing and Construction. 822 words.
Wilkeson, Samuel (01 June 1781–07 July 1848), shipowner, iron founder, and manufacturer, was born in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, the son of John Wilkeson and Mary Robinson, farmers. Samuel...