in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering (General). 1102 words.
Priestman, William Dent (1847–1936), engineer, was born on 23 August 1847 at East Mount, Sutton, near Hull, the second son of eleven children of Samuel Priestman (1800–1872), corn miller...