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Jessop, William

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  • Jessop, William — SUBJECT AREA: Canals, Civil engineering, Ports and shipping, Railways and locomotives [br] b. 23 January 1745 Plymouth, England d. 18 November 1814 [br] English engineer engaged in river, canal and dock construction. [br] William Jessop inherited …   Biographical history of technology

  • William Jessop — (23 January 1745 18 November 1814) was a noted English civil engineer, particularly famed for his work on canals, harbours and early railways in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. Early lifeJessop was born in Devonport, Devon in 1745, the… …   Wikipedia

  • Jessop — is a surname, and may refer to:* Bob Jessop, Marxist theoretician * Carolyn Jessop, Author * Christine Jessop * Clytie Jessop * Craig Jessop * Elisha Jessop * Frank Jessop, founder of Jessops of Leicester the Photographic chain. * Flora Jessop *… …   Wikipedia

  • JESSOP — UNITED KINGDOM (see also List of Individuals) 23.1.1745 Plymouth/ UK 18.11.1814 Butterley Hall/ UK William Jessop inherited from his father a natural ability in engineering, and because of his father s association with John Smeaton (1724 1792) he …   Hydraulicians in Europe 1800-2000

  • William Jessop — Naissance 23 Janvier 1745 Devonport Décès 18 Novembre 1814 (à 69 ans) Butterley Hall dans leDerbyshire Nationalité anglaise Profession ingénieur civil William Jessop ([1745] [1814]) est un ingénieur civil anglais, reconnu pour son action dans le… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • William Jessop — (* 23. Januar 1745 in Devonport, Devon; † 18. November 1814 in Butterley Hall) war ein englischer Bauingenieur, der vor allem für seine Kanalbauten, Häfen und frühe Eisenbahnen im späten 18. und frühen 19. Jahrhundert bekannt ist.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Jessop — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Bob Jessop (* 1947), britischer marxistischer Ökonom, Soziologe und Politikwissenschaftler John Peter Jessop (* 1939), südafrikanischer Botaniker Violet Jessop (1887–1971), britische Stewardess und eine… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • William Brunton — (1777–1851), engineer and inventor, was the eldest son of Robert Brunton of Dalkeith, where he was born on 26 May 1777. He studied mechanics in his father s watch and clock making shop, and engineering under his grandfather, who was a colliery… …   Wikipedia

  • William Mignon — William Henry Mignon (born 1874 in Lewisham, London, died 30 November 1965 in the West Indies) was a West Indian cricketer who toured with the first West Indian touring side to England in 1900. He was the son of Edward Adolphus Seymour Mignon and …   Wikipedia

  • Jessop Saville & Company — The Sheffield based special steel makers Jessop Saville and Company was founded in 1929 [The Economist, 11th May,1929] following a merger of J.J.Saville and Co., Limited and William Jessop and Company, both of these being long established in the… …   Wikipedia

  • William McMaster Murdoch — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Murdoch.  Ne pas confondre avec William Murdoch (1754 1839), ingénieur et inventeur écossais William McMaster …   Wikipédia en Français

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