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Gurney, Sir Goldsworthy

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  • Gurney, Sir Goldsworthy — SUBJECT AREA: Automotive engineering, Land transport, Mining and extraction technology, Steam and internal combustion engines [br] b. 14 February 1793 Treator, near Padstow, Cornwall, England d. 28 February 1875 Reeds, near Bude, Cornwall,… …   Biographical history of technology

  • Gurney, Sir Goldsworthy — ▪ British inventor born Feb. 14, 1793, Treator, Cornwall, Eng. died Feb. 28, 1875, Reeds, Cornwall       prolific English inventor who built technically successful steam carriages a half century before the advent of the gasoline powered… …   Universalium

  • Goldsworthy Gurney — Sir Goldsworthy Gurney (* 14. Februar 1793 in Treator bei Padstow, Cornwall; † 28. Februar 1875 in Reeds bei Bude, Cornwall) war ein typischer britischer Hobby Wissenschaftler und Erfinder des Viktorianischen Zeitalters. Er betätigte sich als… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Goldsworthy Gurney — Infobox Person name = Sir Goldsworthy Gurney caption = Goldsworthy Gurney in earlier life. birth date = 14 February 1793 birth place = Treator near Padstow, Cornwall, England death date = 1875 death place = other names = known for = occupation… …   Wikipedia

  • Goldsworthy Gurney — Sir Goldsworthy Gurney Goldsworthy Gurney Naissance 14 février 1793 Treator près de Padstow, Cornouailles, Angleterre, (Angleterre) Nationalité …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gurney (surname) — The surname Gurney traces its lineage back to the Counts de Gourney, who arrived in Britain with William the Conqueror. Members of the extended Gurney family include:* Alex Gurney (born 1974) American professional auto racing driver and son of… …   Wikipedia

  • Gurney — This name is of Norman locational origin from a place in Sein Maritime called Gournay ( en Brai). The name derives from the Gallo Roman personal Gordinus, plus the local suffix acum meaning a village or settlement. The surname from this source is …   Surnames reference

  • gurney — A stretcher or cot with wheels used to transport patients. [Sir Goldsworthy G., British physician and inventor, 1793–1875] * * * gur·ney gər nē n, pl gurneys a wheeled cot or stretcher * * * gur·ney (gurґne) a wheeled cot used in hospitals …   Medical dictionary

  • Henry Gurney — Infobox President honorific prefix = The Honourable name =Sir Henry Gurney honorific suffix = KCMG order =British High Commissioner in Malaya term start =1 October 1948 term end =6 October 1951 deputy = predecessor =Sir Edward Gent successor… …   Wikipedia

  • Albany Street — is a road in London running from Marylebone Road to Gloucester Gate following the east side of Regent s Park. It is about three quarters of a mile in length.The street was laid out during the 1820s, and takes its name from Prince Frederick, Duke… …   Wikipedia

  • Timothy Hackworth — (22 December 1786 ndash; 7 July 1850) was a steam locomotive engineer who lived in Shildon, County Durham, England and was the first locomotive superintendent of the Stockton and Darlington Railway. Youth and early work Born in Wylam in 1786,… …   Wikipedia

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